Long Heron/4 Aquaducts 200

Date: CANCELLED for 2021, due to ongoing resurfacing works on parts of the Grand Canal Way.

Start: 7am

Difficulty/Climbing (from * to *****)   *

Organiser: Ronnie Moore

Phone: 087 6297693

E-Mail: event200@eircom.net

WHITEHALL CHURCH CARPARK

ENTRY : EVENTMASTER LONG HERON /4 AQUEDUCTS

Entry Link to follow later

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES : SAT 14th August

LIMITED TO 15 RIDERS  – Entries will close early if the limit of 15 riders is reached before the closing date.

NO TRIBARS****

THIS ROUTE IS MOSTLY OFF ROAD

The  route travels along the  Royal Canal Way  towards  Mullingar via Leixlip, Maynooth and Kilcock  and back to Dublin along  Grand Canal  Way via Rhode, .Robertstown, Sallins, Hazelhatch, Dunboyne and  back to Whitehall.

Controls

ENFIELD:  48K

RHODE: 110K

ROBERTSTOWN: 143K

WHITEHALL:  201K (final control closes at 20.20)

Participants must provide a timed proof of passage for these controls and return with the brevet card.

Show courtesy to other users on the  RCW and GCW

THIS IS A SELF SUPPORTING EVENT***

Please ensure your bike is equipped for a 200k trip and you carry the necessary spares, food  and clothing that you may need.

 Choose your tyres and wheels carefully. The section beyond Fureys heading for the LONGWOOD ROAD and BOYNE RIVER AQUADUCTS is slightly inclined towards the canal and the adjacent tree roots are exposed. Treacherous territory on hp slick narrow tyres.(especially in the wet).

FACILITIES: NONE, THIS IS A TOTALLY SELF SUPPORTED EVENT !

PLEASE, PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE A PROPERLY EQUIPPED BIKE, WITH THE NECESSARY SPARE TUBES, PUMP, LIGHTS, TOOLS etc
There is absolutely no cover on the day !

New Map 2018 (map updated 22nd August 2018)

Cycling Ireland Licence required.  One-day Licence available for €5, which will be charged automatically on Eventmaster if you do not have a current CI Annual Licence.

Long Heron


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