10th Sept 2023

The Epic Routes

What's new for 2023?

  • Return of the classic 100miler going into the Elan Valley
  • New 80miler also going into the Elan
  • New 50miler giving a taste of Epic riding


Updated: 7th Sept 2023


Long Route 100miler

Classic 100 - first run in 2005


First run in 2005, this is the classic sportive with big climbs, big views and great descents - in the remote Welsh highlands.

Includes the notorious Glascwm climb


Distance: 101.3miles

Total Climbing: 9,000ft of climbing

GPX files: Epic 100.gpx

Map Link: Ride with GPS



Medium Route 80miler

First time opportunity to get into the Elan Valley


A new route giving a chance to ride the spectacular Elan Valley but not do all the climbs of the 100 - you don't do the notorious Glascwm 25% climb


Distance: 80miles

Total climbing: 6,875ft

GPX files: Epic 80.gpx

Map Link: Ride with GPS



Short Route 50miler

Intro to Epic riding


A taste of Epic riding - follow the big route out but turn back before the major hills!


Distance: 48.8miles

Total climbing: 3,900ft

GPX files: Epic 50.gpx

Map Link: Ride with GPS




Start/Finish Location

Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Knighton LD7 1DR

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