Ashbourne Cycling Club

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Club kit order going in…

Super shopper Paul is about to place another order for club kit from our current supplier; impsport. If we buy in bulk we can generally get a better deal so we always try to work out how much interest there is before an order goes in. Club kit is only available to members, so if you haven’t paid your fees...

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Club routes Saturday 23rd may

Long route is 62 miles heading out to The Beehive at Rosliston, route heads out via Uttoxeter – Marchington Cliff – Newborough – Yoxall – Catton – Beehive cafe route returns via Barton – Tatenhill – Tutbury Shorter route is 40 miles heading out via Clifton – Norbury – Marston – Somersal – Sudbury – Tutbury- Nose bag cafe, return...

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Free Zwift software to brighten your time on the turbo trainer!

It’s been in development since last year; and earlier this week US Start-up “Zwift” started offering their software for free as part of the extended beta programme. You just need a PC, a trainer and ANT+ devices /sensors. Download the software & register, then hook up your ANT+ enabled bike on the trainer. It’s basically “social turbo training”, with the...

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Routes for Saturday 16th may

Both routes heading into The Peaks this Saturday, weather looks okay there maybe some showers so be prepared  Thanks to Charlie 😈  and Marie for this weeks routes Long route is 55 miles with 5408 feet of accent, heading out via Parwich – Biggin – Longdale – Buxton – Goyt Valley – Flash – Cafe stop at Flash Bar –...

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Ride report 9th May

Good turnout on what was a testing day weather and route wise, both routes headed out the same way short route split after Croxden with a testing climb up to Hollington, longer route riders continued on battling the headwind all the way to Stafford where we finally turned back and had the pleasure of a tail wind, cafe stop at...

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Club Routes for Saturday 9th May

Long route is 65 miles of “Rolling” or “Grippy” roads heading into Staffordshire, going out via Rocester – Croxden Abbey – Cresswell – Hilderstone – Little Haywood – Cafe Stop if required  😉 heads back via Abbotts Bromley – Hanbury – Foston. There is a reasonable amount of climbing on this route but nothing silly steep. Short route is 41...

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Club Routes for Saturday 2nd May

Weather looking okay for Saturday morning. Long route is 52mls, heading out via Carsington – Crich – Tansley, Cafe stop at Riber View, back via Beeley Moor – Youlgreave – Newhaven Short route is 33mls heading out via Clifton – Ellastone – Ramshorn – Cafe stop at Hulme End, back via Alstonfield – Ilam – Blore

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Club routes Saturday 25th April

Weather looks to be on the change for the weekend so be prepared for showers. This weeks long route is 60mls heading out to Fradley junction, Jacqui is riding the route at a easier pace so if anyone fancies a longer ride at a steady pace the option is there for you 😉 Shorter route is 40 mls heading out...

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Routes for Saturday 18th April – meet 0830 at Ashbourne Leisure Centre Car Park

It’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with the routes beforehand – just click on the highlighted word ‘strava route’ to do so. Long route is 53 miles Cafe stop at Monyash, out via Parwich, Biggin, Chelmorton, Monyash, Youlgreave, Grangemill, Carsington Short route is 40 miles Cafe stop at Monyash, out via Col-de-Parwich – Biggin – Longdale – Monyash back...