Tour de Mon

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

Newry Beach, Holyhead, United Kingdom

Sun 21st August 2022

Starting at 08:00

3 races

£23.99 - £29.99

Organiser's Description

Boasting possibly the most beautiful coastline in the whole of the UK this cycle sportive takes you around the beautiful island of Anglesey. Over 1000 riders join us each year and the event has become a calendar highlight for cyclists and local people who support the riders as they pass by with warm Welsh encouragement.

Experience some of the most picturesque countryside and coastal roads and pit yourself against the clock on the 'Flying Mile' held at RAF Valley runway giving you the unique opportunity of cycling uninterrupted on a closed road section like no other!

From clubs, to families and charity riders this is a friendly ride with riders of all ages and abilities coming together to take on the challenge.

Races

  • Mawr - 107 Miles

    £29.99

    From

  • Canol - 77 Miles

    £26.99

    From

  • Bach - 46 Miles

    £23.99

    From

Book

  • Mawr - 107 Miles

    £29.99

    From

  • Canol - 77 Miles

    £26.99

    From

  • Bach - 46 Miles

    £23.99

    From

What's Included

LIVELY EVENT VILLAGE
Music, commentary, shopping, food, secure bag drop and toilets

FAMILY FRIENDLY VIBES
Family finishes and plenty to see and do

ON COURSE SUPPORT
Friendly marshals, signage, energy stations and support vehicles

UNIQUE FINISHER MEMENTOS!
Beautifully designed to reflect our event locations and local history.

SPECTACULAR SCENERY
The stunning Anglesey coastline and countryside provides an unparalleled Sportive

PROFESSIONAL TIMING
Chip timing, live tracker and online results

REGISTRATION

Registration will be will be located in the Event Village on Beach Road adjacent to Newry Beach, LL65 1YD. This is also the event start and finish. We would encourage those who can to register the day before the ride to avoid a rush on the morning.

Saturday 21st August 14.00 - 18.00*

Sunday 22nd August from 06.00*

*Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the event.

BIKE BREAKDOWN

You will be expected to carry tubes, all tools and kit necessary for any on-route cycle repairs. It is also advisable to carry a mobile phone. There will be pick up vehicles patrolling the route who may be able to carry out very minor repairs.

Come prepared because the roads are much too nice for you not to enjoy them from your bike!

BACH

The Tour De Mon Bach is 46 miles of stunning riding around one of the UK’s most beautiful islands. With such a varied route there is always something to keep your mind off your legs - just don’t be fooled that Anglesey is flat! Begin by taking the coast road out of Holyhead and marvel at the coastline and the views. After just 10 miles into your ride you’ll have the chance to do the incredible Flying Mile timed section through RAF Valley and challenge yourself to see just how fast you can go! The next 30 miles takes you through rolling countryside and quaint villages. You will make your way through Bryngwran, Gwalchmai, Bodfordd, Llanfachraeth, and on to Valley before heading home to Holyhead.

AGE
You must be at least 13 years old to take part. All participants under the age of 18 must submit a consent form completed by their parent/guardian. Parental consent forms are available for download from the British Cycling website.

Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

START
Bach riders may start between 09.00 - 09:30*. Riders will not be allowed to leave after this time.

Slower cyclists are encouraged to start towards the front of the departure time slot.

Groups of no more than 25 riders will be allowed to start together, groups will be set off at 3 minute intervals.

CUT OFF
In the interest of rider safety and the safety of our volunteers on the course there will be strict cut off times in place.

A strict cut off time of 11:00* exists for the Flying Mile. If you arrive at the RAF Valley (11.2 miles) gate after that time you will not be permitted to access the airfield due to flying operations in progress.

Chip timing will stop at 17:30*

*Timings subject to change.

CANOL

The Tour De Mon Canol is 77 miles of stunning riding around one of the UK’s most beautiful islands. With such a varied route there is always something to keep your mind off your legs, don't be fooled that Anglesey is flat! Take the coast road out of Holyhead and enjoy the coastline and the views out to sea. After just 10 miles into your ride you’ll have the chance to do the incredible Flying Mile timed section through RAF Valley and challenge yourself to see juts how fast you can go. After this you ride through rolling countryside and quaint villages on quiet country lanes. Make your way through Bryngwran, Gwalchmai, Bodfordd, Llanerchymedd, Moelfre and on to Amlwch and then cut inland slightly before heading back through Valley and back home to Holyhead.

AGE
You must be at least 13 years old to take part. All participants under the age of 18 must submit a consent form completed by their parent/guardian. Parental consent forms are available for download from the British Cycling website.

Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

START
Mawr riders may start between 07.00 - 07.45*. Riders will not be allowed to leave after this time.

Slower cyclists are encouraged to start towards the front of the departure time slot.

Groups of no more than 25 riders will be allowed to start together, groups will be set off at 3 minute intervals.

CUT OFF
In the interest of rider safety and the safety of our volunteers on the course there will be strict cut off times in place.

Arriving at the junction at the centre of Bodffordd, where the Canol and Bach split (approx. 23.3 miles), after 10:30* will be directed onto the Tour Bach Route.

A strict cut off time of 11:00* exists for the Flying Mile. If you arrive at the RAF Valley (11.2 miles) gate after that time you will not be permitted to access the airfield due to flying operations in progress.

Chip timing will stop at 17:30*

*Timings subject to change.

MAWR

With such a varied route there is always something to keep your mind off your legs - don’t be fooled that Anglesey is flat! Take the coast road out of Holyhead, taking in the coastline and the views out to sea. 10 miles into your ride, and warmed up, you’ll have the chance to do the incredible Flying Mile timed section through RAF Valley to see just how fast you can go! from Valley, wind your way through the rolling countryside along the coastline and past the famous Newborough Forest. Take in the sights of the famous Menai Suspension Bridge and travel on towards the picturesque village of Beaumaris. On quiet country lanes, which allow you to take in the beauty of your ride, make your way through Pentraeth, Brynteg, Moelfre and on to Amlwch in the North before cutting inland slightly and heading back through Valley and home to Holyhead.

AGE
You must be at least 13 years old to take part. All participants under the age of 18 must submit a consent form completed by their parent/guardian. Parental consent forms are available for download from the British Cycling website.

Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

START
Canol riders may start between 08.00 - 08.45*. Riders will not be allowed to leave after this time.

Slower cyclists are encouraged to start towards the front of the departure time slot.

Groups of no more than 25 riders will be allowed to start together, groups will be set off at 3 minute intervals.

CUT OFF
In the interest of rider safety and the safety of our volunteers on the course there will be strict cut off times in place.

Mawr Riders arriving at the Junction to Llanfaelog (approx. 17 miles), after 09:20* will be directed onto the Tour Canol and Bach routes.

A strict cut off time of 11:00* exists for the Flying Mile. If you arrive at the RAF Valley (11.2 miles) gate after that time you will not be permitted to access the airfield due to flying operations in progress.

Chip timing will stop at 17:30*

*Timings subject to change.

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Location

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

21 Aug 2022

£23.99 - £29.99

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