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Medium Route

10 July 2022

HQ Queens Hall, Dunoon
PA23 7HH

Stats

Distance: 103.6km
Elevation: +1469m
Ride Time: 3 – 5hrs
Start: 08:00 – 08:30
Feeds: x2
Price: £35

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Setting off from the stunning town of Dunoon the long and medium routes stay together all the way to the first feed.

From the off, you are on the amazing coast road by the side of Holy Loch which takes you a flat 5 miles to Dalinlongart where the climbing begins.

Just a 1.4miles of ascent at 3.3% average (9.8%max) will ease you gently before dropping down to Loch Striven.

At 12miles in another cheeky climb which takes you almost 2miles up maxing out at 16% but again this is just a warm up before you reach Bealach Maim which is 2miles at 9% (18%max).

So that is your first 20miles out of the way we will give you some respite along the coast from Otters Ferry to all the way to the feed station at Strachur and it’s here the medium and long routes split. From here you will return to Dunoon taking in Lock Eck a little hop OVER to Loch Long and its coast all the way to the finish and well-deserved medals.

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