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The Wiggle Hell of Hexham Sportive is one ‘Hell’ of a challenge! New for 2013, this sportive starts from the convenient Hexham Racecourse, which boasts fantastic views over the Tyne Valley. From here the route heads southwest into the North Pennines, which is filled with quality climbs, breath taking views and extremely quiet roads!

Date:
Sunday 29th September 2013
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Location:
Hexham
Venue:
Hexham Racecourse
High Yarridge Road
Hexham
NE46 2JP
Registration Opens:
7:30
Start Time:
8:00-9:30am –

Wiggle Hell of Hexham Sportive – UK Cycling Events.

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Think  The Beast Cycle Sportive is tough,, try riding it on a bike like this.

James William Chappell

James William Chappell

James William Chappell was reputedly the first person in Durham County to own a bicycle with pneumatic tyres. He is seen here with the machine he rode to London back in 1890.

via Ushaw Moor Historical Website – James William Chappell.

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