Ashbourne Cycling Club Blog

Category Rides and Routes 0

Routes Saturday 20th August – Weather looking bright, showery & breezy – wet weather gear recommended:)

Meet 0830, main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. A Route, 52 miles, 2559 ft elevation,  heads out via Hulland – Markeaton – Mickleover – Findern – Willington – Hatton – Marchington – Uttoxeter – Denstone, Cafe stop here at 45 mile point – however for those wishing to stop sooner there is the Salt Box or Nose Bag at the...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Routes for Saturday 13th August

Meet 0830, main carpark of Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Ensure to check out the route directions for your chosen ride beforehand 🙂 A Route, 50 miles long, 4,520 ft elevation, heading out Fenny Bentley, Longcliffe, Bakewell, Ashford, Longstone Edge, Tea Stop at Yonderman Cafe (on your left), Litton, Taddington, Monyash, Parsley Hay, Long Dale, Biggin, A515 – just 3 miles on...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Routes for Saturday 6th August

Meet 0830 main car park Ashbourne Leisure Centre.  Recommend you look at the routes before meeting Saturday and load them on a GPS if you have one. Even if you don’t use Strava it is very easy to register so that you can view the routes in detail.  Many thanks to Charlie for providing this week’s routes – if anyone...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Duathlon Sunday 28th August

Many thanks to Jacqui Kinch for the following message:- “Anyone interested in doing a Duathlon on Sunday 28th August?  At Darley Moor, so traffic free. 5k run/20k bike/5k run.  Individual entry or Relay Teams.  Could ACC link up with Ashbourne Running Club??  There is then a Juniors race afterwards. More info at www.crazylegsevents.co.uk    Would be good to support a local...

Category Rides and Routes 1

Routes for Saturday 30th July

Meet 0830 main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre A route, 56 miles long, 5375 ft elevation, heading out along the A515, (if you want a change from this suggest head out Mappleton Road, Thorpe, Tissington Ford),  Fenny Bentley, Col d Parwich, Longdale, Monyash, Taddington, Litton,  Monsal, Ashford – Cafe Stop-Aisseford Tearoom, Youlgreave, Middleton by Youlgreave, Elton, Longcliffe, Kniveton, Parwich A Route...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Routes for Saturday 23rd July

Meet 0830 main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre Please let me know if you have any requests for any particular routes/previous favourites and I will post them in the coming weeks. Next week I’ve had a request for Tideswell, Froggatt Edge direction so will be posting that for the hilly one due then. It’s a good idea to click on the...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Routes for Saturday 16th July

Meet 0830 main car park Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Weather forecast at the moment looking a bit showery so use judgement on the day if you feel you need to change any of the routes. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. A Ride, 51 miles long, 5230 elevation, heading out Belper Road, Carsington, Longcliffe, Grangemill, Winster, Youlgreave, Monyash – Cafe Stop, Crowdicote, Longnor, Alstonfield, Ilam, Ashbourne...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Sunday 17th July Social Ride + Tour De France Get Together

Meet 10 am main car park of Ashbourne Leisure Centre for a steady ride at a sociable pace, making a change from our usual ‘Saturday Dash’! Route will be on familiar roads, approx 25 miles long, around 12 mph avg speed – we will all stick together and no one will be left behind.  Cafe stop at Denstone Tea Rooms,...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Sunday 17th July – Social Ride + TDF get together

Sunday 17th July –  Social Ride open to all Club Members as well as any partners or friends you wish to bring along.  This ride while aimed at being a social steady pace is not suitable for beginners or riders who are not confident riding on roads. Meeting time will be around 10 am at Ashbourne Leisure Centre, length of...

Category Rides and Routes 0

Route change for tomorrow

Weather looking wet first thing tomorrow, then brighter, breezier later on, suggest A route change to the following which is the reverse of the previous one with a bit of a tweak (many thanks Hayley for suggesting – good idea to change) :- A Route Strava link