You can’t be on holiday with Skedaddle all the time (much as we’d like you to be!) so below are the events / rides we plan to be at in 2012.
Hope to see you there and if you spot a Skedaddle shirt whilst you are there do say hi or if it is speeding or struggling around the course give it some encoragement!!
Come meet Skedaddle at the Gorrick / Skedaddle Spring Series and Autumn Classics 2012.
Enjoy a ride at the UK’s best run, fun and friendly biking events in the South of the UK – expert to fun categories !!
05 02 2012 – Skedaddle Spring Series 1
26 02 2012 – Skedaddle Spring Series 2
11 03 2012 – Skedaddle Spring Series 3
01 04 2012 – Skedaddle Spring Series 4
22 04 2012 – Skedaddle Spring Series 5
06 05 2012 – Enduro 100
26 08 2012 – TORQ 12:12
14 10 2012 – Skedaddle Autumn Classic 1
11 11 2012 – Skedaddle Autumn Classic 2
24hours of Exposure – 7th to 8th April 2012: Go solo and enjoy a fanastic ride around the superb 7 stanes trails of Newcastleton – see if you can spot us!! Photos – Click Here
Border Raid – 5th May : A superb ride from Kielder over the border to Scotand and then back to Kielder for builders tea and biscuits! Organised by Skedaddle’s Andy Scott and those sterling folks who maintain and build the trails at Kielder. 2011 Photos and event report – Click Here
Fred Whitton – 13 May – An absolute classic ride over the hardest passes in the Lake District. Check out Skedaddle guides Anne, Imogen, Isabelle and Adam as they take on this tough road cycling ride
Ten Under the Ben – 26-27 May – Catch Anne Woods and her buddies as they pedal near Scotland’s legendary Fort William and all under the shadow of the mighty Ben Nevis.
Tweed Love – 26 May to 05 June – Meet Skedaddle at this fun event in the Tweed Valley. Guide Johnny Walsh (… looks a bit like Prince Harry, but bigger) was here in 2011 and loved it and rode the Glentress Seven Enduro – For Photos – Click Here
Isle of Man – Longest Day – A fun event all happening on the longest day of the year (cunning eh!!). Say hi to regular Skedaddlers Emma, Steve and their mates as they bike in this lovely part of the UK
28 June to 01 July 2012 : Meet David and the lads n lass from the office and lots of Skedaddle riders at the Northern Rock Cyclone 2012. We’ll be at the start and the finish too if you fancy popping by to say hello. For photos – Click Here
22 to 24 June 2012 : The UK’s biggest 24hr event held at Eastnor Castle. See the Skedaddle teams whizz around when they’re not asleep or eating and pop by the Skedaddle trackside ‘village’ for a brew and a bacon butty.
29 June, 30 June, 01 July 2012 : Traverse of the beautiful Black Mountains. 140 km of the best riding the Black Mountains have to offer, split into two demanding but manageable days of riding that should make the weekend one of the most memorable of the year. Photos from the Event – Click Here
Sleepless in the Saddle – 04 to 05 August – A must do event in the biking calendar and a little less serious than Mountain Mayhem and a little bit tougher too!! Keep an eye out for Team Skedaddle around the course and if they are slacking… give em a holler!!!
26 August 2012 : Cycle from Alnmouth to Tynemouth, raise some money for a worthwhile cause and have a chat to us over an ice cream at the finish. Photos from 2010 – Click Here
TORQ 12:12 – 26 August 2012 : Head to Minley Manor in Hampshire ( just minutes from the M3 at junction 4A) and enjoy this 8 mile circuit of heathland, beech woods, pine forest and open parkland. Plenty of trade stands, catering all weekend, hot showers, free overnight camping for those of you who want to chill out before or after the event. Click Here for Photos from 2011
Isle of Man End to End – 09 September 2101 :
Ride 75kms from one end of the Isle of Man to the other whilst conquering some sizeable peaks along the way. This End to End Challenge incorporates 1500 metres of climbing with a thrilling mixture of fast fire roads, sweeping moorland paths, country lanes and forest singletrack.
Photos from 2010 – Click Here
15 September 2012. : An epic ride of 100 miles, starting and finishing in Kielder Forest and all off road too! It was a rite week and muddy event this year, but we did well…ok very well!! Anne Woods was second in the female vets category and Matt Barton 45th overall and just outside the top ten mens vets too.
For a full report of the event – Click Here
Photos from 2011 – Click Here
Tour of Ben Nevis – 22 September – Circumnavigate Ben Nevis on a 72km journey of discovery. It is a stage race where the aim is to gather points from stages on a course that is MTB Endurance and a Mountain Marathon race all rolled into one – tough but achievable!
Kielder Reavers – Oktoberfest – 20 October : Round off your mountain biking season in style in Kielder with Skedaddle’s Andy Scott and the team at Kielder Trail Reavers on this fun day of riding around the best parts of the forest.