On 12th September 2021 riders of all abilities came together for the PROPS Sportive cycling event, each racking up between 40 – 100 miles (some taking on the "not for the faint hearted" catergory 2  Hay Bluff climb!) in order to raise money for PROPS. 

We can’t thank the PROPS Cycling Club enough for organising yet another fantastic event and a HUGE heartfelt thank you to all the volunteers and riders who took part. 

This event raised vital funds to support our work, helping us develop our services further and offer even more opportunities for adults with learning disabilities to engage in meaningful work experience and skills development.  

We’ve got lots of exciting plans and projects in the pipeline, such as the development of our own PROPS catering business which will offer a route to employment for trainees! Our groups are currently working to test recipes for the menu so watch this space! 

About the event

We set out to create a fun friendly day for both experienced and less experienced riders. The rides range from 40miles up to 100miles and take in some fabulous Monmouthshire countryside.

The aim was to provide something for all abilities. The routes all followed the same course initially, heading out over the Severn Bridge, climbing up from Chepstow to Devauden before descending down to Raglan. At this stage the short route turned back towards Usk whilst the medium and long routes headed on to Abergavenny.

For those that wanted a real test the long option headed out from Abergavenny up the "not for the faint hearted", catergory 2, Hay Bluff climb!