WELCOME! I've been cycling through the Southeast Valleys of Wales since 2010 and I can't say (or show) enough about the place. I just love it. So if you've got the interest and would like to spend some time... sit back and let me show you some of the fabulous places I've discovered.

Route Map

From 01 March to 24 April, 2016 I'll be hitting the road at 9:00 am every morning and cycling for approximately seven hours to complete the route shown below. I will cycle this route every day for 55 consecutive days, rain or shine.

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55 for 55 Loop
Locations: Oakdale to Pontypool, Usk, Caerleon, and Newport
(including Newbridge, Crumlin, Hafodyrynys, Bassaleg, Rogerstone, Pontymister, Risca, Crosskeys, & Blackwood!)
Distance: 55.7 mi.
Skill Level: Advanced
Approx. Time: 6.5 - 7 hrs.
Elevation Gain: +2545 ft. / -2548 ft.
Max. Grade: 9.3%
Avg. Grade: -0.1%

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>> Read about why I'm cycling this route: 55 for 55 Overview

>> View the calendar of days and miles here: 55 for 55 Calendar