FAQ

Any questions you have that are not answered below.

Please get in touch by email. info@borderland500.com

Where is the Start and finish?

The venue will be at Riverside cabins.

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Post Code: 

SY4 1HY

How can we get to the start/finish?

Nearest Train stations: Shrewsbury 9 Miles, Gobowen 9 Miles.
Car parking will be available.

Can a bag be left at the venue?

A bag drop system will be in place so you can leave clothing and luxuries for the end. Bike boxes can also be left with prior arrangement.

Can we ride with others? 

YES! We won’t be implementing any rule regarding drafting or riding as a group. As long as no highway code rules are broken and you are respectful to other road users, you can ride in groups.

Are the checkpoints food stops?

No the checkpoints will be for getting your brevet card stamped and will only be open during normal working hours. If you arrive at a checkpoint after opening hours you will be required to stamp your own brevet card outside the shop!

  • How much will it cost? 

At the moment we are securing final prices but indicative prices are:

  • Quarter Pint: £133.00
  • Half Pint: £157.00
  • Full Pint: £176.00

What date can we start?

Start dates will vary depending on estimated finish times. The earliest start date will be on the 18th of September. More information will be posted and emailed once confirmed.

Is the event on main roads?

The routes will be on public highways, all routes will be ridden prior to the event. All routes will be designed for road bikes/tyres.

What is unsupported?

This is an unsupported event. This means you will be set off from the start and complete your chosen route using your own power. No help from friends or family following in a camper van is allowed. 
You can use any publicly available accommodation or shops.
You cannot rely on any help that isn’t available to all riders.

Is this a race?

The Borderland500 isn’t classed as a race. We want this event to be a social adventure. 
We will publish results at a later date once all trackers are back and we have had time to share all of your tales! 

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