Ashbourne Cycling Club Blog

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Club Routes Saturday 1st October

“A” Canalside Route 65 miles – 3702 feet accent Heading out via Clifton – Rocester – Croxden – Tean – Hiderstone – Sandon – Great Haywood, Canalside Cafe stop – Abbotts Bromley – Hanbury – Scropton – Alkmonton – Yeavely, fast finish down Collycroft  😉 Canalside 65 “B” Route Long Lane 38 miles – 2901 feet Out via Dobbinhorse –...

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Club Routes Saturday 24th September

“A” Axe Edge Route 58 miles – 4559 feet Route heads out along A517 – Carsington – Hopton Woods – Longcliffe – Newhaven – Monyash  Old Forge Cafe stop – Chelmorton – Harpur Hill – Axe Edge 😈 – Flash – Winking Man – Morridge – Bottomhouses – Waterhouses finishing with a quick decent down Swinscoe Hill  😀 Route-Axe Edge...

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Club routes for Saturday 17th September

Weather looking okay for Saturday maybe a tad cooler  🙂 “A” Route 58 miles – 3297 feet accent  Heading out via Cycle Path to Alkmonton – Rocester – Uttoxeter – Marchington Woodland – Barton Marina Cafe stop – Heads back via – Dunstall – Draycott – Sudbury – Doveridge – Roston – Clifton 58 Mile Route “B” Route 42 miles...

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Club Routes Saturday 10th September

“A” Route 51 miles 4847 feet accent  Route heads out via Ellastone – Ramshorn – Cotton – Ipstones – Basford Green – Bradnop – Morridge – Warslow – Hulme End Cafe stop – Hartington ( climb up past the hall) – Heathcote – Newhaven – Pike Hall – Parwich – Bradbourne – Carsington A ROUTE 51 MILES “B” Route 33...

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Tomorrows ACC Ride…

If anyone wishes to reduce the mileage tomorrow you are very welcome to park your car  at our house here in Alstonfield.  It would reduce the mileage from 73 miles to appox 53 as well as reducing the elevation.  Charlie and I will be leaving here promptly at 8 am and aim to meet the rest of the group at...

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Club Ride to Stage 3 Tour of Britain 6th September

We are riding out to watch the start of the TOB from Congleton then riding over to the Cat & Fiddle climb to watch the race come over this famous climb, from there we will ride to Charlie & Marie’s to watch the conclusion of the race ( Charlie recording just in case we don’t make it in time  ...

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Club Routes Saturday 3rd Sept

“A” Route 60 miles. Heading out via Clifton – Ellastone – Uttoxeter – Blithfield Res – Hixon – Great Haywood (Cafe stop) return via Colwich – Colton – Abbotts Bromley – Needwood – Hatton – Alkmonton 60 Mile Route “B” Route 40 miles Heading via Clifton – Roston Common – Marston – Sudbury – Fauld – Tutbury – Hatton (Cafe...

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Club Routes Saturday 27th August

Weather looking cooler with a chance of showers. Click on the links to view the routes via Strava A Route 54 miles –  Heads out via Longcliffe – Bakewell – Pilsley – Chatsworth – Beeley Moor – Cafe stop at Riber View – Crich – Whatstandwell – Wirksworth – Carsington Main climbs on this route are Longcliffe, Handley Lane (Manners...

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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...