Brewdog Ride Out Sportive

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£32.50 - £45.00
About
Ride along the North East coast of Scotland at one of the UK's most popular breweries. This event is perfect for cycling enthusiasts, beer lovers and everyone in-between. Choose the distance that's right for you and tuck in to a well-earned burger and beer post-ride.
Participants
Half Pint , and Full Pint
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Calendar
Sun, 13 Aug 2023
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Ellon, United Kingdom
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4.4
(79 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Brewdog DogTap & DogWalk Brewery Tour, Balmacassie Dr, Ellon AB41 8QR, UK
Start times
Sun, 13 Aug 2023
Full Pint :
9:00am |
Half Pint :
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Brewdog Ride Out Sportive
Full Pint
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62mi
£45.00
Half Pint
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30mi
£32.50
Route information
The route kicks off from the home of one of the world's most renowned beers - Brewdog.
Cyclists will be taken on an epic adventure along the North East coast of Scotland, before looping back to Brewdog HQ. Afterwards, riders can enjoy a well-earned burger and the chance to try some of Brewdog's products right from the source.
The course is split into two route options:
  • The Half Pint is 30 miles with 600m of elevation
  • The Full Pint is 62 miles with an elevation of 827m
What's included
  • Event centre facilities and parking
  • A beer or soft drink and a burger
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed stops en-route
  • Pick-up wagons
  • On site catering
  • Event photography
  • Refreshments and food for sale at the finish
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How to get there
Brewdog DogTap & DogWalk Brewery Tour, Balmacassie Dr, Ellon AB41 8QR, UK
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Parking
There will be parking available on site.
By Car
The brewery is around a half an hour drive north of Aberdeen.
By Bus
The 67 bus towards Ellon from Aberdeen will also take you close to the start line if you get off at Meadows Sports Complex.
Event day logistics
08:30 Registration opens
09:00 Rolling start opens
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the event begins to ensure there is plenty of time to complete the registration process.
Age Requirements
All riders for the Brewdog Ride Out Sportive must be at least 18 on the day to take part.
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Backpack
Kit List
  • ID in case of an incident
  • Food and energy drink (although there will be food and drink available at the feed stations enroute)
  • Money/credit card
  • Mobile phone
  • Basic tool, ideally with a chain-splitter
  • Pump, tyre levers and spare inner tubes (we always carry a couple of spare tubes)
  • Helmet (mandatory). If you do not have your cycle helmet then you will not be allowed to ride
  • Clothing appropriate for the weather and time of year
  • Bring sun-cream to apply if the weather is still looking warm and sunny
  • GPX device or mobile phone with maps. There will be some printed versions of the route available at rider registration on the day.
FAQ's
Where can I access photography from the Brewdog Ride Out Sportive?
All photography will be uploaded to the Let's Go Velo website and the event Facebook page.
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What happens after the Brewdog Ride Out Sportive?
Afterwards, all riders can enjoy a beer (or soft drink) as well as a burger and soak up the post-ride atmosphere.
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Do I need to be a certain level of fitness to enter the Brewdog Ride Out Sportive?
No, the half pint option means this event is great for everyone and ideal for those looking to take part in their first sportive.
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Is there any kit that is required for the Brewdog Ride Out Sportive?
A helmet is mandatory, and riders will not be allowed to compete without one.
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Reviews
4.4
79 reviews
louise
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5.0
Did the Half Pint in 2022
Well organised great atmosphere!
ian
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4.0
Did the Full Pint in 2022
Really enjoyed it the only thing was the two rough roads we went on not good for a road bike.
john
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2.7
Did the Full Pint in 2022
Hi Having ridden the full on Sunday I was very disappointed with the state of 2 roads on the course. The roads were full of potholes and loose gravel all over the road. This made it very dangerous and on one occasion my rear bike wheel slide out and I was very lucky to stay upright. In my opinion these 2 roads should never have been included in the full course as it was very dangerous to ride on and an alternative route should have been sought.Also at the car parking facilities the large rise and fall bollards where still in the up position which al lot of people found very confusing and difficult to negotiate them to enter the car park.Surely someone from Brewdog should have lowered the bollard before participants arrivedKind RegardsJohn Bee
michael
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1.7
Did the Full Pint in 2022
Parts of the route I would have actually classed as dangerous and unsuitable for road bikes. There were thousands of pounds worth of bikes going over those places and I can't believe some weren't damaged in some way. I certainly won't be doing it again.
ian
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3.7
Did the Full Pint in 2022
Course generally ok but used two stretches of farm road strewn with gravel and pot holes. No warning signs before this section.Registration could have been more efficient. No medals. Otherwise all went well.Flat atmosphere at finish. No music, no event welcome as such. No outside seats left so had to sit in large dark hall…zero atmosphere. Probably won’t do it again.
bernadette
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3.7
Did the Half Pint in 2022
All in all fantastic day. A lot more inclines than advertisement suggested. Staff were phenomenal. Wish the refreshment stop was more of a half way point or another one as I ran out of water on the half pint route. Burgers and beers at the end were fantastic.
leigh
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3.0
Did the Full Pint in 2022
Missed the first feeding station as did others I spoke to and felt better signage overall would be better. Couple of junctions crossing dangerous main roads could have had a Marshall at them. Some parts of the course had very very poor road surface. Burger at the end was a mess other than that I enjoyed if. Many thanks.
m ruth
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5.0
Did the Half Pint in 2022
A fabulous event. Not too busy but plenty of people for us to know we were partaking in something fun & special. Great well signposted route along quite roads. Suitable snack stop & fabulous burger at the end! Great chap on tannoy/organising & friendly event staff.
calum
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4.7
Did the Half Pint in 2022
One section where the roads were covered in chuckies/sand/grit but apart from that great choice of route.
steven
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2.0
Did the Full Pint in 2022
The event is well organised and well attended. I enjoyed the undulating course (full pint 100km), beacuse it was challenging. However, the road surfaces were terrible. Some sections were far too gravely, and were unsafe for road racer bikes. There were some sections that were almost farm tracks, not roads (more suited to gravel bikes). None of this was disclosed in the run up to the event. I think a new route should be found for next year. I did enjoy the event but I won't do it again unless it's a different route. Thanks
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Kathleen Wright
7/20/2019
Is the routes sign posted?
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