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Moors & Shores Adventure Cross

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STARTING DATE & TIME: 
Sun 15/04/2018, 07:30
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CONTACT & TICKETS: 
enquiries@ukcyclingevents.co.uk

Kicking off this year's Cycling Weekly/mbr Adventure Cross season, the Moors and Shores is a real mixture of terrain. From gravel forest roads to exposed moorland and rutted narrow lanes this route offers plenty of contrast in a constantly changing landscape.

The routes cover a wide variety of terrain but nothing too technical for those not used to riding off road and the landscapes are spectacular. There is enough climbing to satisfy without making it feel too tough. A great event to start the year.

Yorkshire is the largest county in England, if you combine North Yorkshire, East Riding and West riding, covering some 6000 square miles. Its size means that it has diverse countryside; forests and moors, stunning coastline and its fair share of steep hills. The Moors and Shores route, as the name suggests, gives riders a little taste of everything.

The route starts almost immediately onto the gravel roads that make up much of Dalby forest but nestled in amongst the trees, often obscured from view, are a huge network of single-track trails but this treat is saved until the end of the route. The gravel roads are hard packed and well-drained presenting no technical difficulties so it's easy to buzz along at a good pace.

Massif: 60miles
Mini Massif: 46miles

This Event Includes:
Facilities and parking, Mechanical support, Medical support, Full route marking, Rider public liability insurance, Feed Stops, Energy food and drink, Electronic chip timing, Web results service, Online certificates, Finisher gift, Finisher medal, On site catering, Pick-up wagons, Photos by SportivePhoto, Retail Opportunities

Latest Comments

  • chrisonatrike 1 sec ago

    Thinking on that - having the road police empowered to destroy your vehicle there and then for any RTA violations... ...

  • Owd Big 'Ead 34 min 45 sec ago

    While it is atrocious driving, it could have been avoided if the cyclist had actually taken the lane, instead of riding in the gutter. Always...

  • mtnbikerva1 39 min 44 sec ago

    Most if not all of us have been blinded by the sun while driving at some point. I am glad that nobody seems to of been injured in this accident....

  • OldRidgeback 42 min 59 sec ago

    Good on her for getting back on the bike. It was a nasty crash. And it's a real shame the person who caused it has never been caught. 

  • PRSboy 43 min 55 sec ago

    And another thing... on the mobile site via Firefox it can take an age to be able to click in the text box to get the cursor to write a comment.   

  • Rendel Harris 1 hour 14 min ago

    That's a fair point to consider, I would only say to counter that that obviously cars that live in outer London boroughs don't always stay in outer...

  • Rendel Harris 1 hour 27 min ago

    Of course they should - if I can do it they can, I have to spend a lot more energy getting moving again. High time that should was made a must. In...

  • benthebikeman 2 hours 20 min ago

    Planet X Tempest... just sayin! Never gets a mention but has consistently delivered great value titanium all purpose on/off road do it all bike/...

  • EK Spinner 2 hours 22 min ago

    Worse than that, they have "singilarised" it (is the that the reverse of pluralise) to become PANT I though that was what dogs did

  • Roady 2 hours 26 min ago

    Had a set of these (original 2015/16 versions) in 25/28 on my 2016 Diverge. Fairly ok experience, found them a little heavy (coming from other...