VELOCHAMPION ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH TOUR DE MANC SPORTIVE FOR A SECOND YEAR RUNNING
Set to be the toughest route yet, the Tour de Manc returns for 2019 offering the ultimate challenge for those who are ‘mad fer it’. Taking place on the 5th May, the 104 mile long route will travel through all 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester, with over 9000ft of climbing to complete, a guaranteed leg stinger.
Tour de Manc is a charitable sportive - run 100% by volunteers, using cycling as a force for good in Greater Manchester, raising significant funds for registered charities. Supporting our local Sportive each year is an important value for our company to uphold and be a part of.
This year we have elevated our partnership with Tour De Manc we will be sponsoring the King and Queen of the Mountain Stage tackling the bittersweet, but unforgiving Werneth Low climb with an average gradient of 6% over 1.4miles, the KOM/QOM is quite a challenge to tackle and that’s near the start of the 100mile ride!
The Tour De Manc Sportive will be taking place on the first bank holiday weekend of the season, Sunday May 5th with a grand depart rolling out at 7.30am, but let’s face it, every bank holiday weekend should be kept for cycling right?!
If you fancy the challenge, check out the 100mile route at the link below
https://www.tourdemanc.co.uk/event/full-manc/ and if you like the look of it, our customers will receive 10% off their sportive entry fee using discount code MAX10 so get entering and good luck!
VCUK Club members will have the chance to win a FREE entry into the Tour De Manc. Members, keep listening out for more details soon!
We can't wait to see the start of the UCI Tour of Britain race on Sunday 5th September.
From the likes of Mark Cavendish and Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) were announced last week to wet our appetite, but today announced was the full provisional (until 2nd September) rider list shown below.
The world’s top three teams will be among the 18 squads competing in this year’s Tour of Britain, the 17th edition of the UK’s leading bike race.
Marcus Dey is a GBR Junior Elite Triathlete and VeloChampion Brand Ambassador was the first rider to complete the Tour De Manc 2019. Here’s a taste of what the route is like…