Ashbourne Cycling Club Blog

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A group route for 3 December

The A group route for Saturday 3 December is a fairly hilly one but with an option to cut out some of the climbs. The route heads up to Longcliffe then down to Cromford along Via Gellia, A6 to Ambergate and then either carry on until Duffield or (for extra hills and mileage) up to Heage and on to Holbrook...

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ACC Christmas Lunch – Saturday 17th December

ACC Christmas Lunch will be on Saturday 17th December meeting around 1200 midday, following the ride that morning. Venue is The Cock Inn, Clifton – they have a good menu to choose from although most people usually opt either for the Turkey Baguette or there are vegetarian options such as filled Oatcakes. Most riders go there straight from the ride in...

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Club Routes Saturday 26th November

Please use your own judgement on the day regarding riding conditions, if there has been a frost please consider riding later in the day if possible or not at all. “A” Route 50 miles – 2489 feet Route heads out via Mayfield, can change to Sides lane (weather permitting) – Ellastone – Uttoxeter – Marchington Cliff 😈  – Needwood –...

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Club Routes Saturday 19th November

Forecast is Cold with a strong chance of ground frost, please use your own judgement on the day if its safe to ride or not  😕 “A” Route 54 miles – 2932 feet Route heads out via Hulland – Turnditch – Duffield – Burley lane Climb  😈 – Markeaton – Mickleover – Willington – Hilton – SB or NB cafe...

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Club Routes Saturday 12th November

Looking at the forecast Saturday will be a wet one so be prepared  “A”Route 51 miles – 3004 feet  Route heads out via Mayfield – Uttoxeter – Abbotts Bromley – Needwood – Hatton (SB or NB cafe stop) – Hollington – Brailsford – Hulland 51 Mile Route “B” Route 38 miles – 2163 feet Route heads out via Clifton –...

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ACC Minutes of the Meeting, Wednesday 2nd November

A good turnout on Wednesday for the ACC Meeting – around 30 members came along and many others who couldn’t be there forwarded their comments beforehand.  Attached are the minutes – please read through and consider the points raised. ACC Meeting minutes    

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Club routes Saturday 5th November

Meet time changes to 09:00 hrs from this Saturday Please can I ask that you read the Club Activities page, just some basic info on routes, and general information pre ride and during the ride – thanks  😀 Weather looking okay, will be a tad chilly so please be careful on your rides, switching to more Winter based routes, please...

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ACC Meeting, Wednesday 2nd November, 8 pm

ACC Meeting this Wednesday 2nd November at 8 pm – upstairs area of the Artisan Cafe Bar, St John Street, Ashbourne. Come along for a drink and a chat to share your ideas/suggestions for the club.  Some ideas for discussion already put forward are: – Organising a training session at Darley Moor track with a British Cycling Coach for time...

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Club Routes Saturday 29th October

“A” Route – Fradley 60 miles – 2275 feet Out to Fradley junction via Tutbury – Barton – Fradley (Cafe stop) back via Kings Bromley – Yoxall – Scropton – Boylestone – Alkmonton Fradley 60 route “B” Route – SB 42 miles – 2274 feet Salt box or Nose bag via Hollington – Uttoxeter – Sudbury – SB Cafe stop...