Ashbourne Cycling Club Blog

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Ride Sunday 26th August ?

For anyone who fancies doing a challenging ride on Sunday 26th August there has been a suggestion to do the ‘medium Peak Epic’ route – approx 50 miles long with plenty of climbing 😈  Meet at the  Agricultural Business Centre (Bakewell Showgrounds), at 0730 am. Club member Mark Kuschnir is planning to do it on his mountain bike but road...

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CYCLO-CROSS – ACC affiliate with the Notts and derby Cyclo-cross League.

ACC has renewed their affiliation with the NDCXL.  If you’re not familiar with cyclo-cross here’s some further information:- The Notts & Derby Cyclocross Leaque is a 11 round race series. You don’t have to commit to the whole series so you can race as often as you like. Cyclocross is off road racing that takes place at venues such as...

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Routes Saturday 11th August

Meet 0830, main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre.  Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the routes beforehand and know how to navigate them on the day.  Check the weather forecast and equip yourself and your bike accordingly. Many thanks for this week’s route suggestions – enjoy the ride   😀  A Route,   53  miles long, 3,950 ft elevation, approx avg...

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Darley Moor Track Session – Thursday 16th August

Meet Thursday evening 16th August, 6.30 pm at Darley Moor Track ,  just off the A515 near Ashbourne.  On arrival come through the main gate, straight on to the mini roundabout and turn right, proceed to the top of the paddock and park either side of the main Paddock Roadway near the Darley Diner. There will be an inside area available...

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Routes Saturday 4th August

Meet 0830, main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre.  Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the routes beforehand and know how to navigate them on the day.  Check the weather forecast and equip yourself and your bike accordingly. Many thanks for this week’s route suggestions – enjoy the ride  🙂  A Route,   64 miles long, 3,700 ft elevation, approx avg speed...

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ACC Members’ Charity Challenge Rides – Congratulations!

Ashbourne Cycling Club would like to say CONGRATULATIONS  to the following ACC members on completing their recent challenge rides in very difficult conditions and raising much needed funds for their chosen charities. Robert with daughter Catherine – Ride London 100 in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association.  Jez & Vicky – London to Paris ride in aid of Action Medical...

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Routes Saturday 28th July

Meet 0830, main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre.  Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the routes beforehand and know how to navigate them on the day.  Check the weather forecast and equip yourself and your bike accordingly. Many thanks for this week’s route suggestions – enjoy the ride 😀   A Route,  61 miles long, 4,800 ft elevation, approx avg speed...

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Darley Moor Track Session – Thursday 26th July

Meet Thursday evening 26th July, 6.30 pm at Darley Moor Track ,  just off the A515 near Ashbourne.  On arrival come through the main gate, straight on to the mini roundabout and turn right, proceed to the top of the paddock and park either side of the main Paddock Roadway near the Darley Diner. There will be an inside area available...

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London to Paris Bike Ride July 2018 – ACC Members take up the Challenge!

Wednesday 25th July will see two of ACC’s Members – Jez and Vicky Bacon, setting out on the charity cycle ride from London to Paris – 340 miles, over just 4 days.  They are aiming to raise between them, £5000 for vital funds for Action Medical Research – a UK charity which conducts medical research into conditions affecting babies and young children....

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Routes Saturday 21st July

Meet 0830, main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre.  Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the routes beforehand and know how to navigate them on the day.  Check the weather forecast and equip yourself and your bike accordingly. Many thanks for this week’s route suggestions – enjoy the ride  🙂  A Route, 66 miles long,  4,350 ft elevation, approx avg speed 17-19...