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The Great RTPI NE cycle ride

12 May 2023 at 08:45 AM - 05:00 PM / North East England / Awards and Social
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Date
12 May 2023 at 08:45 AM - 05:00 PM
Organiser
RTPI North East | [email protected]

This year’s RTPI North East Bike ride will be held on Friday 12 May and will take a scenic route through south Northumberland. As in previous years, all RTPI members are welcome to take part (free of charge); and friends and colleagues from other related professions are also welcome to join us. We are keen to ensure the Bike Ride is an inclusive event which can be enjoyed by riders with different levels of experience and so we are offering three different routes this year:

Route A – Circular route from Birney Hill Farm, Ponteland – x. 80 miles (all day) will suit very experienced riders, with good fitness, who are comfortable cycling at 16-18 miles per hour. Riders will depart at around 8:45am and will cycle around 55-60 miles before lunch, meeting up with other riders at Tea in the Paddock in Morpeth at around 1:00pm...

Route B - Circular route from Birney Hill Farm, Ponteland - c. 65 miles (all day)
This route suit riders with a good level of fitness, who are comfortable cycling at 13-15 miles per hour. Riders will depart at around 8:45am and will cycle around 40 miles before lunch, meeting up with other riders at Tea in the Paddock in Morpeth at around 1:00pm...

Route C – Morpeth to Birney Hill Farm, Ponteland – c. 23 Miles (afternoon only) For riders doing Route C, transport will be provided from Newcastle Cycle Hub  Riders should arrive no later than 12:00 and the bus / trailer will depart at around 12:15, Transport will also be provided back from Ponteland back to the Cycle Hub at the end of the ride.

     Click flyer to learn more about each ride and view maps.

      All routes are mainly road (albeit quiet roads) with some cycle paths - most tyres will be
      fine for this year's ride.

      Additional information
      All riders will be required to complete an entry form, confirming health conditions and
      emergency contact details, as well as signing a disclaimer. Email completed forms to
      Kim Walker.

      If you are unable to join as a rider, you are very welcome to join as a ride marshals -
      interested? Please contact Kim Walker for more information.

 

Thank you to our kind sponsors for supporting this event. 

   

 

 

 

 

BOOKINGS CLOSE: Friday 5 May 2023

 

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If you experience any problems when booking, please contact Kim Walker Regional Coordinator for assistance.