Start 08:00 Sunday 5th May 2018 Kirkley Cycles Thorneyford Newcastle. Entries open Oct 2017
This popular event named after a border ballad from the 1430's is an opportunity to ride the superb private roads on the Otterburn military ranges with the best views in Northumberland.
Together with the rest of the route along the Tyne and Coquet valleys
this ride is a premier club event and 'must do' for any keen cyclist.
Controls at Whygate, Falstone tearooms, Elsdon Cyclists Cafe and upper Coquetdale.
Tyneside Vagabonds CC provide support at all, and homebaking at two of the four stops.
You have 13.5 hours until 21:30 to complete this event returning to a warm welcome at Kirkley cafe
Although a challenging route in 2017 out of 90 starters 88 finished.