Entry now open for 3 Pistes & Tour of the Highlands

Entry is now open for 3 Pistes Cycle Sportive and the 3 day Tour of the Highlands.

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I’ve increased the Tour of the Highlands capacity from this year’s 200… but entry for is strictly limited to 500. Already  75% of last year’s TOTH rider have taken up their priority entry spots, meaning there is just over 300 places left on. So hurry hurry hurry.

Classic 3 Pistes Sportive Sun 28 May 2017

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Pitlochry – Glenshee – Lecht – Cairngorm

Get the coach from Aviemore to start or finish to Pitlochry and we’ll look after your bike.

3 Pistes is now an iconic Scottish cycle route.

Tour of the Highlands Sat 27 – Mon 29 May 2017

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Glencoe- Pitlochry – Glenshee – Lecht – Cairngorm – Nevis Range – Glencoe

We organise bag drop vans for your luggage.

You organise your own accommodation in Pitlochry and Aviemore. These are the 2 biggest tourist town in the Highlands so you have plenty of options for all budgets, from wild camping to 5 star luxury.

We give you the best food stops and aid stations of any UK sportive, the finish climbs have big sound systems and a northern soul party atmosphere.

There’s mechanics, broom wagons, medics and it’s all organised by a bunch of cycling daft professional comedians… so it is fun and relaxed.

Days 1 & 2 will see you grind over and through the most stunning scenery. Day 3 will be the fastest century ride you will ever do.

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3 Pistes Cycle & Tour of the Highlands opens tomorrow

You’ve conquered the 3 Pistes… time to conquer the Highlands.

https://www.entrycentral.com/3PistesTourHighlands

After this year’s tremendous debut I’ve increased the Tour of the Highlands capacity from 200… but entry for is strictly limited to 500. Already  75% of last year’s TOTH rider have taken up their priority entry spots, meaning there is just over 300 places left on. So hurry hurry hurry.

Classic 3 Pistes Sportive Sun 28 May 2017
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Tour of the Highlands Sat 27 – Mon 29 May 2017
https://tourhighlands.wordpress.com/about/
Glencoe- Pitlochry – Glenshee – Lecht – Cairngorm – Nevis Range – Glencoe

3 days : 5 ski centres : 313 miles : 7 of UK’s 8 HIGHEST roads : 8 climbs of 15-20%

We organise bag drop vans for your luggage.

You organise your own accommodation in Pitlochry and Aviemore. These are the 2 biggest tourist town in the Highlands so you have plenty of options for all budgets, from wild camping to 5 star luxury.

We give you the best food stops and aid stations of any UK sportive, the finish climbs have big sound systems and a northern soul party atmosphere.

There’s mechanics, broom wagons, medics and it’s all organised by a bunch of cycling daft professional comedians… so it is fun and relaxed.

Days 1 & 2 will see you grind over and through the most stunning scenery. Day 3 will be the fastest century ride you will ever do.

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The first big climb, Ben Lawers
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Ben Lawers day 1
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A82 Ben Dorian day 1
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Royal Deeside day 2
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A93 Cairnwell day 1 (UK’s highest pass)
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Gairnshiel on day 2
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Corran Ferry on day 3
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Glencoe on day 3
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Ballachulish Bridge day 3

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Speyside day 3

Tour of the Highlands 2017

In a short number of years the 3 Pistes Cycle Sportive has turned into an iconic, classic event.

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Over 1000 riders tackle the 103mile course that takes in 3 Scottish ski centres (Glenshee, Lecht, Cairngorm), taking them over 5 of the 6 highest roads in the UK, including 4 long climbs with 20% gradients.

In autumn 2015 we added a 2nd sportive up the private road to Lowther Hills ski club, Scotland and 2nd highest strip of tarmac in the UK.

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Then for the 3rd edition of 3 Pistes we gave 200 riders the opportunity to ride the remaining 2 ski centres of Nevis Range and Glencoe with a fantastic 3 day, 300miles Tour of the Highlands.

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Day 1: Glencoe – Ben Lawers – Pitlochry

Day 2: Pitlochry – Glenshee – Lecht – Cairngorm

Day 3: Aviemore – Nevis Range – Kinlocheil – Glencoe

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It all returns in 2017, May Bank Holiday weekend Sat 27 – Mon 29 May 2017

 

Entry opens Friday 16th Sept 2016