An Apex Grimpeur is one of those events of 300km+ that goes above and beyond; where the rider must be at the top of their game, willing to climb any if not all the mountains and exist at the Apex…
…before hurtling back down the other side. What goes up, must come down 😀
Head to the coast for the Easton connection & Portland Bill. Return along the Jurassic Coast & via Gold Hill in Shaftesbury. #wills_hills & views in good supply, 3 different railway paths included.
During PBP 2015 whilst touring back with ACB I got chatting about LEL and thought ‘we need a west version; Bristol Glasgow Bristol, with hills!’ Back home I brewed coffee and wedged myself under the stairs. That afternoon the backbone was there. Fettling ensued and a test ride and viola, one Big Gert Brevet!