Beacon RCC Stwlan Dam & Barry Island 700km Club Run Weekend 20th-21st June 2020 05:00am.

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Beacon RCC Stwlan Dam & Barry Island 700km Club Run Weekend 20th-21st June 2020 05:00am.

Post by ballintrane » 24 Aug 2019 10:15

Following the success of the Skegness 500km ride we will now attempt an even more ambitious 700km weekend this will involve two rides one on Saturday 20/6/2020(05:00am start) to Stwlan Dam 220 miles and then after sleeping in our own bed's we will then go to Barry Island 219 miles on Sunday 21/06/2020(06:00am start).

Stwlan Dam route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31486810?beta=false
Barry Island route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31487113?beta=false
Anyone wanting to do just one of the rides will be more than welcome more details next year........

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Post by ballintrane » 20 Nov 2019 17:50

In his introductory chapters, Warren describes the search for a hill climb in Wales that would stand alongside his two giants of England and Scotland: respectively, Great Dun Fell and Bealach na Bà. His choice, and you may disagree, is The Stwlan Dam at Blaenau Ffestiniog. Though he awards it only 8/10, he says, 'If this road were situated just north of Dorking, it would need a permanent police present to control the number of riders heading up it...'
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