Welcome – CROESO
The Tour of Pembrokeshire is centred at Crug Glas Country House Hotel near St Davids (SA62 6XX. 01348 831302. Crug-glas.co.uk) and takes place just after the Spring Classics over two days on the 19th and 20th May 2018. It is established as a must-do event for sportive riders from the UK and the near continent and it is twinned with the Tour of Brittany Sportive; Tro Bro Leon.
The Tour really encapsulates all that’s great about cycling; endless quiet country roads, breath-taking coastal scenery, challenging climbs, swooping descents and feed-stations with a magical atmosphere that showcase local produce.
It’s no surprise that the Tour has some big name sponsors and was described by Chris Boardman MBE, who rode it in 2015 as a superb, really enjoyable event.
We are delighted to have appointed Results Base to manage the event’s entry and timing systems. Their on-line entry is very user friendly and their timing system utilises a helmet chip.
The 2017 Tour of Pembrokeshire t-shirt was a big hit – look out for our 2018 designs.
Tour of Pembrokeshire Cow Bells
For that authentic alpine atmosphere – £4.99 each for collection at the event
CONTINENTAL TIMED HILL CLIMB
If you enter the 2018 Tour of Pembrokeshire you’re entering our timed hill climb in association with Continental.
Rising out of Goodwick is the infamous Stop and Call Climb, half a mile of climbing at an average 10% gradient with a rise of 274 feet.
The Continental Stop And Call Hill Climb is set to be a feature of the 2018 Tour of Pembrokeshire with rousing roadside support and just 16 short miles from the finish!
FEET OF CLIMBING
The feed stations at the Tour of Pembrokeshire are legendary, boasting the best Pembrokeshire produce.
From freshly baked spelt bread and jam to Pembrokeshire beef faggots and homemade vegetarian pasties.
We think it’s important that you get a taste of the area when you take on the Tour of Pembrokeshire and so source everything we can from within the county.
It’s something for you to look forward to while you’re working hard out there in the Pembrokeshire hills.
It’s a busy time of year for the organisers of The Tour of Pembrokeshire and we’re missing Paul. We held the Prologue Ride last week which involved lead and sweep riders for the groups of participants and Paul would have been really happy cycling with one of the...
Skycam Wales to provide aerial videography We're proud to announce that the 2017 Tour of Pembrokeshire will be covered by Wales' premiere remote aerial imaging company (drone cameras) Skycam Wales. There is only way to view Pembrokeshire that competes with being sat...
We’re delighted to announce that Secret Training, who produce a fantastic range of sports nutrition energy and recovery products have been appointed as Official Supplier to the 2017 Tour of Pembrokeshire. The company is the Official Supplier to a number of well-known...
What a fantastic day, the 105 mile route was spectacular.
One of my favourite rides, it’s a must-do event.
Jennifer Trotman – cyclosport.org
It was a very enjoyable event that was clearly well organised and run. No detail overlooked and all bases covered. Lots of nice touches, great support and marshals. Chapeau.
If anyone considers writing an Egon Ronay style guide to sportives, this one would be right up there. Warmed foods such as faggots, pasties and tea are as welcome as the sweet stuff – and there’s plenty of both.
The Tour of Pembrokeshire is superbly organised, the route is both challenging and very attractive, the signposting is faultless and the food is the best I’ve had on the very many sportives that I’ve ridden, in the UK and Europe. I hope very much to be back for next year’s event. Well done.
Ken Smith, Bicester Millennium Cycling Club.