Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France entry date released

The Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales will return in June 2017, following the same route as this year

Dragon Ride. Photo: Jesse Wild

(Image credit: Jesse Wild/Cycling Weekly)

Entries for the Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France will open on a first come, first served basis on Tuesday September 27, 2016 with the event expected to sell out.

Taking place on Sunday June 11, 2017, the sportive will follow the same routes as 2016 after feedback from riders and Tour de France organisers ASO.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.