They’re off! – Tour of the Province, Day 1

The Tercentenary Events Committee Tour of the Province bike ride team set off from Swansea Masonic Hall at 7.30am on Thursday 1st June 2017. Visiting the 23 Masonic Centres of the Province over three days, celebrating 300 years of United Grand Lodge, a total of 380km will be covered with over 3,000m climbed.

Day 1 sees the intrepid cyclists ride from Swansea to Llandrindod Wells, visiting Neath, Aberdare, Merthyr, Brecon, Builth Wells before arriving at Llandrindod Wells – covering a total of 130km

The ride finish line is at The Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court on Saturday 3rd June on the occasion of the Annual Strawberry Tea. Come along and support both the home and the riders.

Pictured with the riders, WBro Simon Francis, WBro Tim Clark and Bro Scott Mewse at Swansea Masonic Hall are WBro Dr Akram Baig, WBro John T. J. Davies and WBro Paul Bunyan who will be travelling as team support with provisions and of course a puncture repair kit!

The team arrive at Neath Masonic Hall at 08.20

Making good time… arriving at Aberdare Masonic Hall at 09.50 for a 20 minute break.

The team arrive at the Masonic Temple, Merthyr Tydfil at 10.55

The team arrive at the Masonic Temple, Brecon at 12.30 for a well deserved break.

… and a new rider, Andrew Lewis joins the team.

Still going strong… the team arrive at the Masonic Hall in Builth Wells at 14.35

And at day 1’s final destination, arriving at Llandrindod Wells at 15.30!