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Faceless monk info


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.

Entries closing for Antrim 300(0)

Could anyone else wanting to ride the majestic Antrim 300(0) next Saturday please send me (stuartm@stiona.com) their details.  I will be preparing brevet cards etc. Wednesday so today/tomorrow your last chance.

Long range forecast is “Light cloud, 13 deg c”.


Please note – this is an Unsupported event.  You and you’re bike should be prepared appropriately.


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

How to enter

Fill out an entry form and email/post to me by 28th September 2015.

OR – email me the following details –






CI License

Emergency Contact – name

Emergency Contact – phone

I WILL accept payment on the line but WILL NOT accept entries on the line.

Date: 3rd October 2015

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 or on the line – exact change).

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

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

Closing Date: 28th September 2015

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).