3rd Annual “Tour de Northumberland Hills”

Sponsored by: Port Hope Bicycle “The Spirit of Cycling”

tourdnh14The 3rd Annual Tour de Northumberland Hills begins tomorrow! It’s a special event spread out over three weeks and coincides with the Tour de France. This 21-stage ride parallels the distances covered by participants in the Tour de France but on a 1:10 distance ration. With every stage completed you enter your name on our spreadsheet and for those who complete half of the stages each week will qualify for the weekly prize draw. Ride all or just a few stages—it’s your choice. Don’t worry about fitness or gear—this is designed for every level of fitness, and the distance is manageable!

Prize for Week 1: Wellgo clipless pedals
Prize for Week 2: Wellco clipless pedals
Prize for Week 3: LAS Helmet (Value $135)

Each Tour de Northumberland Hills stage is 10% of the distance the Pro’s will ride on each given day. How simple is that!

Who can participate?
All NHCC members and customers of Port Hope Bicycle

How to Register:

  1. Enter your name on the spreadsheet or
  2. Drop into Port Hope Bicycle and leave your name or
  3. Email George at Port Hope Bicycle

Cost: Free! Costs nothing! Nada!

How it works: (It’s simple…and we operate on the honour system, so be honest!)

  1. Check the daily Stage Distance. (see below, or on the spreadsheet)
  2. Ride the required minimum distance either on your own, with others or as part of a Club ride.
  3. Enter your distance on the Spreadsheet each time you complete a stage.

Ride as far as you want—only the minimum distance is required to enter for the draw prize. (one entry per day is permitted). The more you ride the better your chances of winning a prize. Plus, you’ll get fitter and feel better!

Weekly prizes will be awarded as well as a GRAND Prize. (to be announced)

Distances for the “Tour de France” and “Tour de Northumberland Hills”

Saturday, July 5, 2014 (Stage 1: 190 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 19 km

Sunday, June 6, 2014 (Stage 2: 201 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 20.1 km

Monday, July 7, 2014 (Stage 3: 155 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 15.5 km

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 (Stage 4: 163 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills=16.3 km

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 (Stage 5: 155 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 15.5 km

Thursday, July 10, 2014 (Stage 6: 194 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 19.4 km

Friday, July 11, 2014 (Stage 7: 234 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 23.4 km

Saturday, July 12, 2014 (Stage 8: 161 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 16.1 km

Sunday, July 13, 2014 (Stage 9: 170 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 17 km

Monday, July 14, 2014 (Stage 10: 161 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 16.1 km

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 (REST DAY)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (Stage 11: 187 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 18.7 km

Thursday, July 17, 2014 (Stage 12: 185 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 18.5 km

Friday, July 18, 2014 (Stage 13: 197 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 19.7 km

Saturday, July 19, 2014 (Stage 14: 177 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 17.7 km

Sunday, July 20, 2014 (Stage 15: 222 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 22.2 km

Monday, July 21, 2014 (REST DAY)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 (Stage 16: 237 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 23.7 km

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (Stage 17: 124 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 12.4 km

Thursday, July 24, 2014 (Stage 18: 145 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 14.5 km

Friday, July 25, 2014 (Stage 19: 208 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 20.8 km

Saturday, July 26, 2014 (Stage 20: 54 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 5.4 km

Sunday, July 27, 2014 (Stage 21: 137 km)
Tour de Northumberland Hills= 13.7 km

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