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01octalldayCycling Weekly Galloway Gallop Adventure Cross(All Day: sunday) Kirroughtree MTB Centre, Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries DG8 7BE

Event Details

Cycling Weekly Galloway Gallop Adventure Cross

Promoted by: Cycling Weekly

Event website: UK Cycling Events

Summary: The Galloway Gallop route is predominantly forest road so is significantly less technical than some other rounds, however that doesn’t mean there is no variation in surface as you will be riding everything from loose gravel to bedrock or even crushed shells, a highly unusual man-made surface.

There is plenty of challenging climbs and the views at the top are breathtaking, more so than the effort of climbing them. Hold something back for Archie’s Alp which occurs right at the end of both routes and is a test for your legs even when fresh.

Series dates:

Moors & ShoresSun 2-Apr-17Forestry Commission Visitor Centre, Dalby Forest, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7LTEnded
Peak District PioneerSun 21-May-17The Bakewell Showground, Derbyshire DE45 1AQEnded
Pennine PedalerSun 4-Jun-17Stanhope Showground, Unthank Park, Stanhope, County Durham DL13 2PQEnded
Galloway GallopSun 1-Oct-17Kirroughtree MTB Centre, Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries DG8 7BEUpcoming
Lakeland Monster MilesSun 15-Oct-17Fitz Park, Keswick, Brundholme Rd, Cumbria CA12 4HSUpcoming

Fees: £21 (42 miles) & £30 (67 miles)

Entry: Online via the UK Cycling Events website

Entries close: Wed 29-Sep-17

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