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White Rose Classic 2017

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As featured in tonight's Channel 5 Tour De Celeb entries for the 2017 White Rose Classsic are now open.
Widely considered the premier Yorkshire road cycling sportive, the White Rose Classic offers three challenging routes which will take you into the heart of the stunning Yorkshire Dales. You will take in some of the iconic climbs which have made Yorkshire a cycling mecca. All routes start and end in Ilkley and none are to be taken lightly!

The short route (50miles/80km and 4750 ft/1447m climbing) takes in the Norwood Edge and West End climbs en-route to Grassington, returning along the picturesque Wharfedale valley.

The medium route (84miles/135km and 7730 ft/2357m) continues on from Grassington, up Littondale to Halton Gill before heading south, and the notorious climb out of Settle and the Ribble valley, returning via Wharfedale.

The epic, long route (115miles/183km and 10,845/3305m!) is right up there with the hardest Etape du Tour route. It adds the infamous Fleet Moss on the way to Hawes and the misleadingly quaint-sounding Coal Road from Garsdale Head towards Dent. It is a route which your head and legs will remember for years to come.

The optional women-only start times are back for 2017! Ride with friends, old and newly-made, in a non-intimidating environment. ... assic-2017
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