Taff Trail Challenge – Participant Information

Taff Trail

Hello Dragons!

For those of you who are joining us on the Taff Trail Challenge, here is some useful information in advance of the mini adventure:


– Saturday 19th October 2013

Travel Details:

– Meet at the front of Pontypridd Railway station, ready to leave at 9am

– Participants are travelling to Brecon in a minibus, bikes are travelling in a van

– We should be up in Brecon and ready to start at the Theatr Brycheiniog by 10am


– If it rains, we get wet. The trip will still go ahead regardless of the weather forecast so be prepared!


– We need to cover the short-term hire of the minibus/petrol between us which should be no more than £5-7 each. To be paid on the day of the trip

Clothing suggestions to bring / to wear:

– Padded shorts (if you have them) and / or tracksuit bottoms / waterproof trousers / shorts

– A fully waterproof jacket

– Thin layers that you can put on / remove as you warm up or cool down

– A bike helmet (if you have one / can borrow one)

– A Cardiff Dragons top to wear at the end of the ride

What to bring:

– Water

– Food for the journey

– A spare inner tube for your bike (if you have one / can get one)

– A small bike pump (if you have one / can borrow one)

What will be provided:

– A map of the route

– Puncture repair kits (one between two)

Finishing Point:

– To be confirmed – it will either be a city centre location or Cardiff Bay which is the official finishing point of the ride.


So far the confirmed team of 12 riders includes – Ali, Amy, Darrin, Jay, James, Simon, Luke, Dave A, Muzz, Christian, Chris G, and  John B.