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What date is Dragon Ride 2021?

What date is Dragon Ride 2021?

Dragon Ride is now confirmed to return on Sunday 6th June 2021. Taking place in the rural and stunning backdrop of the Brecon Beacons, Dragon Ride is a gruelling, bucket list achievement for cyclists thanks to its four challenging routes.

What date is Dragon Ride 2022?

19th June
We are pleased to confirm Dragon Ride 2022 will be held on 19th June!

How far is the Dragon Ride?

100km to 300km
The Dragon Ride is one of Britain’s most popular sportives. The 2022 edition takes place on 19 June 2022. Now in its 18th edition, there are four different distances available ranging from 100km to 300km.

Where does the Dragon Ride start?

Margam Park
Below are the 2019 route maps for Dragon Ride. The event will start from the picturesque Margam Park in Port Talbot before heading out into the uniquely stunning Brecon Beacons.

What is Dragon Ride Wales?

Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France is a cyclosportive event based in South Wales, UK. The event is a non competitive cycling marathon run over the hills of South Wales and the Brecon Beacons National Park.

What does riding the dragon mean?

‘Chasing the dragon’ was a later refinement of this form of heroin smoking, originating in or near Hong Kong in the 1950s, and refers to the ingestion of heroin by inhaling the vapours which result when the drug is heated-typically on tin-foil above a flame.

How long is the Dragon Ride Wales?

This is the most popular route on the Dragon Ride, and for good reason. It’s a tough day’s cycling coming in at 213km with just under 3500m of ascent. We have added in new sections and a major climb, while removing one of the traditional ones.

Why is it called chasing dragon?

What is chasing the dragon? Chasing the dragon is a way of smoking heroin. It usually involves placing powdered heroin on foil and heating it from below with a lighter. The heroin turns to a sticky liquid and wriggles around like a Chinese dragon, hence the name.