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Preseli Angel 2024
Sunday, 5th May
(see below for more detail)

The 2023 results are here...

2023 post-event message from Velo Teifi:

Our sincere thanks to all those lovely people that turned up to support our little event this year - your good humour, apparent appreciation and kind words on the day make the long hours of planning, route marking, cake making, Tesco-shopping, sandwich-spreading, tea-brewing, Broom Wagon lurking, finish-line loitering, route clearing and number-crunching all worthwhile.

In these days of data, power, numbers, mapping and general digital wotnot, I'm never quite sure if our 'traditional' approach to Sportives will be well-received or provoke ridicule!

We hope to see you in 2024.


Carl
Chairman
Velo Teifi Cycling Club
Fast Feedback:
"...we have nothing but praise for an extremely well run event with excellent food stops and unrivalled signage, just could you change the weather next year..."
                  Clive, Milford Haven

 
Fast Feedback:
"...I wanted to get in touch to say thank you to you as a club and organisers / volunteers for putting on a great event yesterday. You were all so accommodating and friendly (and patient!), the route was clearly marked and the feed stations fabulously stocked...."
                    Nia, Bow Street
Fast Feedback:
"...Many thanks for the excellently organised event yesterday...
The signage was top notch, cakes were to die for!!!! ..."
                    Steve, Nevern

The Preseli Angel

The doyenne of West Wales sportives, re-launched in 2023 to much acclaim (well, Clive, Nia & Steve liked it).

Retaining its established spot on the early spring Bank Holiday weekend, the Preseli Angel will, once again, set the standards for route planning, rider welfare and general good-eggness when it comes to putting on events for cyclists.  Oh, and value for money - never forget VFM!

 

Set in beautiful North Pembrokeshire, the Preseli Angel offers varied terrain and spectacular coastal and mountain scenery.  Three challenging routes deliver fantastic and eminently do-able courses that will suit early season fitness levels.   And there will be cake.

 

Keep watching this space for updates...

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Routes
40, 60* & 78 miles
Fully way-marked

 - [Very] Simple maps here...
- Awful narrative here...
- British Cycling pages here...

- 40 mile gpx file here...
- 78 mile gpx file here...
* the 60 miler is a 'short-cut' within the 78 miler

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Features
 - Coast, valley & mountain
- Quiet roads
- Routes designed by cyclists for cyclists
- Fully stocked feed stops
- Post-ride slurps 'n' munchies
- A sportive
how it used be and how it should be*.

* Do not enter if you're expecting blaring Europop, inflatable structures, half-arsed goodie bags, Gucci advertising or any other gimmick employed to justify entry fees over £25.  #justsayin'

HQ
Newport Boat Club,
Parrog
Newport, Pem
bs.
SA42 0RP

Registration opens: 0800hrs
First riders away: 0900hrs
Last riders away: 1000hrs

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Entries
Online via British Cycling
Limited Places.
Entry on the Day subject to pre-entry numbers

Please note: EotD will be CASH ONLY.

Entry Fees
40 miles : £15 (£20 EotD)
60
 / 78 miles : £20 (£25)

 

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