Midsummer Beer Happening - Stonehaven 2016

15TH - 17TH JUNE 2017 Baird Park, Stonehaven

- Cycle Sportive -

Saturday 17th June 2017

All new for 2017
Joining the REDO and the UNDO is…

100 miles with over 8,100ft of climbing!!! Adhering to the founding principles of the REDO all major climbs are re-done during the DINAEDO – it's not for the faint-hearted and definitely not for those without some miles in their legs!

Starting and finishing in Stonehaven’s Baird Park, home of the Midsummer Beer Happening on Saturday 17th June, our (52/70/100 Mile) route all take in the Cairn O’Mount; the REDO and DINAEDO in both directions, the UNDO in one direction.

Starting in waves from 8.00am with complimentary t-shirt, goodie bag, entry to beer festival… and sore legs! That can’t be bad for only £20.



DISTANCE - 100 Miles | ASCENT - 8,100ft

More route information on STRAVA


DISTANCE - 70 Miles | ASCENT - 6,010ft

More route information on STRAVA


DISTANCE - 52 Miles | ASCENT - 4,412ft

More route information on STRAVA

Useful information

Rider information

The focus of this event is on enjoyment - and a little self-reliance, but here is some helpful information.


Free car parking can be had close by at Stonehaven Open Air Pool.
PLEASE DO NOT park in the start area by the garden plots and the festival park.


You can collect your registration pack on:
THURSDAY evening from the Beer Festival Exit 5.30pm till 8.30pm
FRIDAY evening from the Beer Festival Exit 5.30pm till 8.30pm
SATURDAY morning prior to the event start from 7.15am till 7.45am


Routes will be marked by way of arrows:
UNDO (52M) with Yellow arrows and then TURQUOISE arrows from just before Auchenblae in the Drumtochty Glen.
REDO (70M) with YELLOW arrows.
DINAEDO (100M): with RED arrows from Knockburn Sporting Lodge.
Routes can be accesed on STRAVA, please see links above.


Please note we have reversed waves this year and the fastest riders will be leaving in wave one first
Waves will leave at:
1st Wave 8.00am (REDO - 4hrs/18mph)
2nd Wave 8.15am (REDO - 4.5hrs/16mph)
3rd Wave 8.30am (REDO - 5hrs/14.5mph)
4th Wave 8.45am (REDO - 5.5hrs/13mph)

If you have requested wave changes we will have adjusted this for you.

Feed stops

Water, energy bars and bananas and soon to be famouse home bakes will be provided (Feel free to bring some along). Toilets are available at stops 1 and 2 courtesy of the Clatterin Brig restaurant… why not have a cup of tea and some cakes?
Feed 1). Strachan (UNDO/REDO/DINAEDO)
Feed 2). Clatterin Brig (UNDO/REDO/DINAEDO)
Feed 3). Clatterin Brig (REDO/DINAEDO)
Feed 4). Strachan (UNDO/REDO/DINAEDO)
Feed 5). Strachan (UNDO/REDO/DINAEDO)

Mechanical support

Provided at the start, during the event via motorcycle support and broom wagon following the rear. You should however come prepared for all eventualities.

Safety and special considerations

Respect all road users
Keep your line – indicate changes in direction, holes and obstructions
All right hand turns – there are a number
All downhills, especially Cowton and Cairn O'Mount
Sharp left hand turn at Clatterin Brig

Feed 2). At the bottom of the Cairn O'Mount at Clatterin Brig there will be feed stop. Riders NOT stopping should stay to the INSIDE, allowing riders taking the chance to stop to turn right as you go left.

Feed 3). At the bottom of the Cairn O'Mount at Clatterin Brig there will be feed stop. Riders NOT stopping should stay to the OUTSIDE, allowing riders taking the chance to stop to turn left as you go straight on.

Physical support

Michael Levack of Levack Physiotherapy will be on hand at registration to provide any last minute taping and at the end for corrective remedies!!! A small donations box will be available for use.

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Thanks to our Sponsors

The Beer Happening doesn't just happen, if you'll pardon the pun.

It couldn't go on without the hard work of the volunteers who put it together, man the pumps and look after you while you are here. Our thanks to them and to the sponsors and organisations who supported us.

They all make it possible for us to say to you, "Welcome to the Happening and cheers."

Robert Lindsay Organiser

  • sixnorth
  • The Bay
  • Bike Remedy
  • Boundary Creative
  • Harviestoun
  • Muir Motors
  • Stonehaven Cycling Club
Midsummer Beer Happening – Stonehaven 2016