Routes Saturday 2nd December
Meet 9 am main car park at Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Please ensure to familiarise yourself with your chosen route beforehand. Hi viz clothing, lights and mudguards always a good idea. Please check the weather forecast closer to and make your own decision on whether you feel the conditions are suitable for you to ride in.
Wrap up warm 🙂
A Route, approx avg speed 15 – 17 mph, 50.2 miles long, 3877 ft elevation, heading out via Hulland, Belper, Heage, Cromford Hill, cafe stop at The Pudding Rooms at 30 mile point, returning by heading south through Hollington & back via Hales Green.
B Route, approx avg speed 12 – 14 mph, 31.3 miles long, 2,199 ft elevation (a few nice climbs still to keep you warm 😉 ), route heads out Sides Lane-Cubley-Longford-Hollington-Mercaston-Carsington-Tea Stop-Pudding Room-Kniveton-Ashbourne
Communicate amongst yourselves to decide if the B group is best to split into 2 separate paced groups – maybe a steady and a speedier – all depends who turns up on the day…
C Route, approx average speed 10/11 mph, 28 miles long, 1,617 ft elevation, heading out Clifton, Roston, Marston, Hatton, Nose Bag Cafe, Church Broughton, Alkmonton, Wyaston, Cycle path back to Ashbourne