The Wiggle Dragon Ride is a 143 miles sportive in South Wales. The ride has +5000m of climbing including Famous climbs Rhigos, Black Mountain and Devil’s Elbow.
The 12th annual Wiggle Dragon Ride, known as the UK’s most prestigious cycle sportive, was held at Margam Country Park in Port Talbot. Thousands of riders take part to conquer valleys and mountains to slay the dragon.
I had signed up for the Gran Fondo – 143 miles (or 226km) distance. It was an early start to get to Port Talbot and get ready. We were off at 8am for a full day’s ride. Luckily the weather was amazing. Light wind and sunny (sun-cream applied). The hill climb go on forever and the descents we so quick.
It was tough but once i’d hit 100 miles i feel like i was over the worst and quite enjoyed cycling up Black Mountain
The 4th feed stop was in the middle of nothing in the mountains. The view was amazing and quite a few riders has stopped to chill out in the sun.