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The Taunton Flyer 'Dakota' route starts and finishes at Taunton Racecourse. It covers a total distance of approximately 74 miles (119 km) with 4020 ft (1226 m) of climbing. The route will take you down through the Cylst Valley to Broadclyst and then back past the historic wartime airfields of Exeter, Dunkeswell, Upottery (Smeatharpe), and Culmhead before returning to Taunton Racecourse. There will be Feed Stations at Broadclyst (30 miles), and Dunkeswell (55 miles). 

Electronic Routes are available on 'Ride with GPS'. This website provide GPS Download options for all the common Bike Computers. Please note we do not offer technical support for installing and using GPS routes with Bike Computers. Refer to the respective website help pages or Instruction Manual for your specific device.

Dakota Route Snapshot:

  •  Event Venue: Taunton Racecourse TA3 7BL
  •  Event Date: Saturday 4th August 2018
  •  Event Open Times: 07:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs
  •  Route Start Time: 08:15 hrs
  •  Age Limit: 13 years
  • Distance: 74 miles | 119 km
  • Elevation Gain: 4,020 ft | 1226 meters
  • Entry Limit: 400
  • Feed Stations: Two
  •  Refreshments: YES (Event HQ)
  • Medal Standards: YES

MEN'S MEDAL TIMES
   U18 S V40 V50 V60
GOLD 4:36:00 4:31:00 4:36:00 4:41:00 4:47:00
SILVER 4:53:00 4:47:00 4:53:00 4:59:00 5:06:00
BRONZE 6:30:00 6:20:00 6:30:00 6:41:00 6:43:00

WOMEN'S MEDAL TIMES
   U18 S V40 V50 V60
GOLD 4:43:00 4:39:00 4:43:00 4:47:00 4:53:00
SILVER 4:56:00 4:51:00 4:56:00 5:01:00 5:06:00
BRONZE 6:36:00 6:27:00 6:36:00 6:44:00 6:53:00