Routes Saturday 28th October
Meet 0830 main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Please be sure to check through the routes beforehand.
Many thanks for this week’s route suggestions – enjoy 🙂
A Route, approx avg speed 18/19 mph, 59 miles long, 3,900 ft elevation. Heading out via Rocester, Lower Tean & Stone, stopping at Oak Tree Farm cafe, back via Millwich, Uttoxeter, Marchington & Yeavely.
B Route, approx avg speed 14/15 mph, 34 miles long, 1,568 ft elevation. Heading out Wyaston, Yeavley, Sutton on the Hill, Hatton, Cafe stop at The Little Sweet Cafe at Sudbury, back via Roston and Sides Lane, Clifton.
C Route/Challenge – This is the Hereward Half Challenge Route being repeated as many of the C Riders were away when it was done in September so they would like to do it this weekend. Thank you for your donations towards Midlands Air Ambulance – enjoy the route 🙂 Cafe/refuel suggested stops – Strawberry Garden Centre at Bramshall, located on B5027 out of Bramshall towards Uttoxeter, a small deviation to the route. A bit further along the route on the Stafford road junction is the Sylroys Cafe, the route passes right by this road side stop, there is also The Nose Bag and Saltbox, route also passes these so plenty of refuel options along the way.
C Route alternative – Approx avg speed 10/11 mph. 23 miles long, 1,489 ft elevation, heading out via Watery Ln, Sidesmill, Roston, Squashley bank, Cubley, Yeavely, Shirley, Bradley back in on A517, Cafe stop at end either Cornerstone Cafe or M & S.