Reliability Ride (hilly 50)
A 50 mile (hilly) reliability ride starting and ending in Cardiff taking in the climbs of Pentyrch, Penrhys and Maerdy (or just Maerdy for the less hilly route). Ride starts at Maindy Leisure Centre and finishes at Plan2Ride in Tongwynlais.
Enter online via http://www.ticketsource.co.uk (search for Cardiff Ajax)
Full route map for the hilly route is available here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36684493
Full route map for the less hilly route is available here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38308016
Groups of approximately 12-16 riders will be leaving Maindy between 9:15 and 9:40 at 5-10 minute intervals in decreasing order of speed. Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign on.
Under 18s will need to provide a completed parental consent form (one form covers all 3 reliability rides during 2022):
Group - Start Time - anticipated average speed - Expected ride finish time
Group 1 - 09:00 - 19mph - 12:20
Group 2 - 09:10 - 17.5mph - 12:40
Group 3 - 09:20 - 16mph - 13:00
Group 4 - 09:30 - 15mph - 13:15
Group 5* - 09:40 - 14mph - 13:30
*Group 5 will do the "less hilly" option taking in only the Maerdy climb
NOTE: If the weather is unfavourable on the intended route, especially due to ice risk on the hills, an alternative route of similar distance may be utilised. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38308341