Author: Ant

Severn Trent Water Challenge ride Saturday 15th September 0

Severn Trent Water Challenge ride Saturday 15th September

Hi, this is the route and link to entry for the 2018 WaterAid ride in the peaks. Great route and a worthy cause. We’re really pleased to announce the return of the ST WaterAid Cycle Challenge! Taking place on Saturday 15th September, at Carsington Water, we have two great cycle routes mapped out – a 35 mile and a 65...


ACC Cafe Ventoux ride Saturday 30th June

As a addition to the usual club rides there will be a ride to Café Ventoux which is located near the village of Tugby Leicestershire. Departing ALC at 07;30 there will be two groups one paced at 16 – 17 mph average headed up by Mike and the other a bit easier paced at 15 – 16 mph average headed...


Club “B” ride option for Saturday 11th

We will be giving the B ride another option to ride at a slightly higher pace this Saturday, riding the same route at around 15 – 17 mph average. The route will remain the same however the café stop becomes an option, I (Ant) will be leading the ride and won’t be stopping at the café, please consider this if...


Club Challenge ride report (Herewards Air Ambulance fund raiser)

Hereward’s Hundred & Hereward’s Half! Great turn out today for both challenge rides. Weather was a bit grim towards the end so the Hundred lot had an extra challenge! Particular congratulations go to Derek’s daughter Amy, 13 years old completing her Hereward Half of 50 miles (actually 53!) after only ever having done a maximum of 20 miles before. Very...


Club Challenge rides this Saturday 30th September

‘Hereward’s Hundred and Hereward’s Half” Meet on  Saturday 30th September for the Club Challenge Rides. In place of our usual 3 routes we will be doing a choice of either a 50 or 100 mile ride. Just turn up on the day at usual time of 0830, main carpark at Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Decide on the day which distance you’d like to...


Cycling Time Trials

The club is now affiliated to CTT if any club members fancy a go at Road time trials or Hill climbs  simply register on the CTT website this is free and you can then find ACC and add yourself to the club, you can register for events via the CTT site


Jacqui Kinch – London to Paris 24hr Charity ride

24hr Challenge – 2 wheels, lycra and hurty hills! On May 28th one of our Ashbourne Cycling Club members, Jacqui Kinch will be undertaking a massive challenge to raise funds for Macmillan and The Christie Oesophago-gastric cancer research project. The challenge is to cycle from Big Ben, London and to arrive at the Eiffel Tower, Paris, 24hrs later and this...


How to ride in a Chain Gang

Well worth a watch, we will be putting this into practice on Thursday evenings so if you fancy a go  😉  6pm meet at Ashbourne Leisure Centre


Club Routes Saturday 25th March

Time to test your climbing legs  😈  😈  Or Not its up to you to decide  🙂  A Route 52 miles – 4166 feet Heading to Hulme End Cafe stop via Ramshorn – Ipstones Edge – Morridge – Warslow back via Hartington – Newhaven – Longcliffe – Carsington 52 Mile Route B Route 33 miles – 3394 feet Heading to...


Club Routes Saturday 18th April

A Route 58 miles – 2661 feet Heading out – Ellastone – Uttoxeter – Abbotts Bromely – Kings Bromley – Barton Underneedwood ( Cafe) – Tatenhill – Anslow – Tutbury – Sutton – Longford – Yeaveley 58 Mile route B Route 38 miles – 2815 feet Heading out – Mappleton – Tissington – Bradbourne – Carsington – Hulland – Windley...