Tom Pidcock Gran Fondo
Sunday 1st August 2021 | Ilkley, Yorkshire
About the Tom Pidcock Gran Fondo
After storming into the World Tour this year, Ineos Grenadiers rider Tom Pidcock is returning to his Yorkshire home and training ground to host an epic new 2021 Yorkshire Gran Fondo.
With a choice of three epic routes, riders will take in the same Yorkshire roads that made Tom the bike rider he is today and test their fitness on Tom's favourite Yorkshire climbs.
The two carefully curated parcours offer a warm up along Tom's favourite ride down the stunning Wharfedale Valley before heading to the hills. The 180km route takes in the notorious Yorkshire climbs of Kidstones and Fleet Moss (from the steep side) before tackling the lesser known hidden climb of Halton Gill en route to Malham Cove.
The 110km route enjoys a great warm-up along the Wharfedale Valley before heading up the short but challenging climb of Halton Gill. At the top you're rewarded with epic Yorkshire views surrounding the beautiful Malham Cove before the flat and fast ride back.
By popular demand we've included a 50km route featuring a flat warm-up along quiet country lanes through the Wharfedale Valley, followed by two testing climbs over Skyreholme and Burnsall Fell before the fast run-in to the finish line.
Under 16 & Under 18: We'd love to see young riders tackling the Tom Pidcock Gran Fondo. Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian while under 18s must provide a letter of consent from a parent/guardian.
KIDSTONES: Distance: 1 mile; Elevation gain: 429ft; Steepness: 7.8% avg; Max Gradient: 13.8%; Kidstones on Strava
FLEET MOSS: Distance: 3.4 miles; Elevation gain: 1,096ft; Steepness: 6% avg; Max Gradient: 15.5%; Fleet Moss on Strava
HALTON GILL: Distance: 1.3 miles; Elevation gain: 395ft; Steepness: 5.7% avg; Max Gradient: 14.1%; Halton Gill on Strava
SKYREHOLME: Distance: 2.2 miles; Elevation gain: 511ft; Steepness: 4.2% avg; Max Gradient: 15.6%; Skyreholme on Strava
BURNSALL FELL: Distance: 0.5 miles; Elevation gain: 220ft; Steepness: 7.4% avg; Max Gradient: 15.5%; Burnsall Fell on Strava
Choice of 50km, 110km & 180km route
Fully Sign-posted Route
Epic Challenge Climbs
Well Stocked Feed Stations
MAAP Link My Ride Jersey (VIP Only)
Awesome Free Photos
Mechanical Support En Route
Broom Wagon Support
Great Finish Village (selling post-ride food & beers)
VIP Entry + Jersey £162
Your exclusive VIP entry offers you a host of awesome MAAP swag plus the chance to stand on the start line with Tom and take some awesome selfies.
- Front Pen Start with Tom Pidcock
MAAP X Link My Ride Jersey
MAAP X Link My Ride Musette
- MAAP Socks
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