Cleveland Wheelers 150 Miles in 12 hours Challenge
When: See the Ride Programme
Distance: 153 miles.
Entry Fee: There’s no cost, it’s free to enter.
Route: Great Ayton, Newton under Roseberry, Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough, Charltons, Margrove Park, Lingdale, Kilton, Carlin How, Loftus, Easington, Boulby, Staithes, Hinderwell, Ellerby, Lythe, Sandsend, Whitby, Sleights, Grosmont, Stape, Wrelton, Aislaby, Malton, Stockton on the Forest, York, Shipton by Beningbrough, Newton-on-Ouse, Linton -on-Ouse, Lower Dunsforth, Boroughbridge, Ripon, Wath, Kirklington, Exelby, Leeming Bar, Ainderby Steeple, Northallerton, Brompton, West Harlsey, East Harlsey, East Rounton, Hutton Rudby, Stokesley, Great Ayton.
Finish: The Poor House cafe/small bar, 105 High Street, Gt. Ayton. Note that the Poor House will have bacon buns and hot and cold drinks available, until 8.30 pm, when they’ll be closing
Signing Off Sheet: In The Poor House.
Anyone is welcome to enter this ride on the understanding that they do so at their own risk. Please be aware, however, it is not a Sportive. There is no mechanical backup, there are no waymarks on the course nor are there any refreshment stations. Riders need to be familiar with the route, and able to deal with any mechanical problems arising.
There are lots of shops, cafes and pubs en route, obvious stopping places being Malton and Boroughbridge for a two stop fuelling strategy, and York, for a one stop plan. There are many other options for more stops.
The route map can be viewed here. This shows the profile and there is also a facility for downloading the route onto GPS devices.