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Sarnies on the torr?

Due to @mrsm’s travel plans this years T(itanic)T(orr) 200 should feature a manned control on with light snacks and refreshments. 

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Remember – entries close 4 April.

Full details – http://www.audaxireland.org/events-calendar/gazetteer/200km-events/titanic-torr/

Organiser: Stuart McLean

E-Mail: stuartm@stiona.com

Phone: +44 7966255887

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

Entry Fee: €5 (PayPal only) or £5 (PayPal, Cheque or Postal Order) – you can pay on the day but you must have sent me an entry form or the details from it.  Paypal to stuartm@stiona.com please.

€5/£5 on the day for optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medal if required.

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

Closing Date: 4 April 2016.

Start Location: Stormont Estate main entrance.  Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast

Parking available at gate (and additional car park Stormont Hotel).

Start Time: 8.00am

How to enter

Download Standard Entry Form here Audax Entry Form-New

OR – send me the following details – Name, Address, Phone, Email, Club, CI License Number (or state 1 day licence required), Next of kin/emergency contact name/phone

Route Description:

Draft route is here: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4326968 but is subject to change.  I will issue final gps/route sheet just prior.

Faceless monk info

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The general bones of the event are on the Audax website.It is important you read them***. Attached is an image of FACELESS MONK.  Keep an eye out for him in BECTIVE ABBEY.There are 4 standard controls that will require a timed** proof of passage eg till receipt .  There are 4 info controls at SYRNE CHURCH AND CROSS(48.7k),BECTIVE ABBEY(64.5k),MONASTERBOICE (145.3) and OLD MELIFONT (152.8).(The info control at Bective will relate to the position of THE FACELESS MONK within the ruin).  Make sure to bring a pen.  The simple question will be on the brevet card and this is where you will fill in the answer.

Don’t forget your lights.You will not be able to start the event without them (must be good for a 200k on dark,unlit roads)

The usual terms and conditions, high viz and warm clothing. rain gear, money, tool kit .spare tubes and tyres.Helmet is mandatory.

Bear in mind that this a self supporting event.There is no back up

Take care on the route.There are some narrow.badly surfaced roads.Keep an eye out for wet leaves.They are treacherous

The route starts at Whitehall Ch carpark at 7.00AM SHARP on SAT 14 11 15

There is ample parking space.Watch out for the overhead barrier at the entrance.