Portugal Alem Téjo 2014

(Photos variously borrowed from Randoneurs Portugal facebook, Clare Irwin and Google and even some of my own)

Nice start location.

I’m sure when I look back on it, the three days on this Brevet will rank right up there amongst the best times of my life.  I wish I was a poet or a writer but unfortunately I spend most of my time working my left brain so prose does not come easily to me.

But, if I had to sum it up the experience one word, it would be hospitable.

If your free in 2016 – put this one in your diaries.  I couldn’t recommend it enough.

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Antrim 300–Entries closing.

Entries close Monday.

Full details – http://www.audaxireland.org/calendar/gazetteer/antrim-300/

Date: 4th October 2014

Difficulty: ****

Navigation should be straightforward – keep the water on the right in the morning and on the left in the afternoon.

The road is undulating.

Organiser: Stuart McLean

E-Mail: stuartm@stiona.com

Phone: 0044 7966255887

Address: 20 Ben Madigan Park South, Belfast, BT36 7PX

Entry Fee: €5 (PayPal only) £5 (PayPal, Cheque or Postal Order).

€5/£5 on the day for optional Medal if required).

PayPal accepted: Yes. EURO’s must be PAY PAL.

Closing Date: 29th September 2014

Start Location: Belfast Boucher Road.

B&Q car park.  Corner of Boucher Road/Balmoral Road.

Start Time: 6.00am

Facilities: Parking at start (On Street parking on Balmoral Road). Unsupported event.

Route Description:

Draft route is here: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4585791. but will be subject to change.

Long-distance cycling in the 32 Counties