Category: Connor Downs 2016

Connor Downs 23 October 2016 – Celtic Coastal Ride Report

Despite the high wind forecasts there was a good turn out for the Celtic Coastal and Celtic Canter events, including a number of riders new to Audax.

Updated 6th December to add results links:

Audax 50km Badge60km No AAA Celtic Canter
AUK id 16-629
16 riders listed
Audax 100km Badge100km No AAA The Celtic Coastal
AUK id 16-547
52 riders listed

Thanks to Will Hancock for this ride report.

Celtic Coastal Audax 100k

And so to the end of a year of great riding, or rather I should say the start of another Audax season!  I got back cycling in 2014 following a running career curtailed by injury.  “ Get a bike Will, get a bike Will” said Cliff a work colleague and now fellow Audaxer, and after riding my first sportive (with Cliff) the Lands End 100 miler it was, “ride an Audax Will, the Dartmoor Devil is coming up….”  I was surprised to find that 100 km could be harder than 100 miles, especially when accompanied by all those steel bike riders, but liked the ethos and connoisseur feel of the Audax scene.

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Celtic Canter

23 October, 2016
Starting from Connor Downs
Organiser Chris Rayne

A modified, shortened version of Celtic Coastal, now up Ash Hill through Gwithian, Hayle and Towednack, returning on quiet roads via Nancledra, Long Rock, St. Erth, and Hayle Towans.

GPX file of the route below – to download use Save Link As … and change extension from .txt to .gpx

celtic_canter2016 GPX file

Audax 50km Badge60km
Starts 10:00
No AAA Celtic Canter
AUK id 16-629
Details and entry from Audax UK site
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Celtic Coastal

23 October, 2016
Starting from Connor Downs
Organiser Chris Rayne

A new route around the Celtic peninsula of West Penwith, featuring scenic views of the Atlantic Coast, to the Apple Tree at Trevescan, St. Buryan, Sancreed, Heamoor and Hayle.

Link to Zip file containing GPS navigational files for this event in various formats. See the PDF document included for details.

Audax 100km Badge100km
Starts 09:30
No AAA The Celtic Coastal
AUK id 16-547
Details and entry from Audax UK site
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