Brecon Beacons Challenge

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pie is a cycling events company delivering amazing bespoke bike rides throughout the UK and Europe. We create, develop, manage, operate and deliver fully supported guided group cycling trips for companies, charities and groups of individuals.  All to your specific brief.

Wales is renowned for some great riding. Our route within the Brecon Beacons National Park incorporates something for everybody, with quiet canal paths, ascents through the forests and technical downhill sections in the shadow of Pen Y Fan. Combined with fantastic Welsh hospitality, what more could you want!

 

Choice of routes

MTB and trekking together

Full support crew

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival

Arrive at your leisure, in time for an evening registration and bike fit with the pie team.

Day 2

We start the Challenge with an early morning breakfast, followed by an event safety briefing before splitting off into your guided groups and heading out into the fresh air!

Setting off from Brecon, we follow the River Usk and pick up the Taff Trail. The climbing starts as we ride up towards the Talybont reservoir and the first refreshment stop of the day, which has stunning views across the valley. From here, the gradient gets steeper as we zig zag up the nearby Tor y Foel hill. Once we have reached the top, it’s a gentle downhill ride towards the lunch stop & transition zone near the Pentwyn reservoir, where you will be able to change out of your cycling clothing and into your hiking gear.

The hike in the afternoon has two route options available, either going via Cribyn or Pen y Fan, which is the highest peak in South Wales. Both routes offer, if the weather is kind, spectacular views across the Brecon Beacons and if you squint hard enough, you may even catch a glimpse of the finish line in the distance! After the mandatory photos at the summit, we continue our journey down towards Brecon and a well-earned celebratory drink.

In the evening a celebration meal will be held so that all Challengers and supports can toast your achievements and look forward to the next adventure!

Day 3

Morning at your leisure before travelling home.

More Information

Interested? Please contact us for more details. Call 01932 460090 or email info@pieevents.co.uk and download the event summary sheet.

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We are a cycling events company specialising in developing and delivering high quality bespoke guided bike rides throughout the UK and Europe. We work with multinationals, charities and private groups to deliver exactly what you want, so your ride is tailor made for you.

All of our events are fully supported. Our multi-day rides are guided on a ratio of 1 guide to 10 cyclists and supported by an experienced crew of tour leaders and medics. Our sportives are fully supported with vehicles, medics and an experienced team delivering safety and logistics. We provide 3 food stops a day, we transport luggage from A to B, and deal with all mechanical and medical issues.

Beautiful scenery & great riding is provided as standard!

Download the Summary Sheet for more details