2018 Jun Standard Ride – ‘Neighbourhood #1 (Chunal)’ – Sat Jun 23 9am

Route Link: ChunalLove II GPX
Strava Event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/342259
Distance: 44 miles
Elevation: 3,200ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 3.5 hours – 4 Hours // Total Time approx 4 hours-4.5 Hours. (very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops)
Start: 09:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Post Ride: Woodthorpe pub in Prestwich approx 12:45 – 13:00.


This weekend’s ride is (almost) a duplicate of a ride from last year: Chunal of Love with just a few little tweaks ;)

Inspired to re-use the route no two reasons. Visting the Peak’s last weekend and passing over Monk’s Road and remembering just how much I love it there. The second,I didn’t actually get to do the main Monk’s Road climb, as a rider had a spoke blow-out and we had to wheel very slowly back down into Glossop.

As ever when we head out Glossop way, there are some more industrial, main a-style roads on some parts of this one but think it’s worth it for a tootle out and about round Glossop way. Some real nice challenging hills on the route and some cracking views, especially between Charlesworth and Chunal when we reach the highest point of the ride.

Post ride will be at Woodthorpe. Hopefully somewhere around 12:45-13:00.


If you have a GPS device, please download the route so that you can follow it.

Polite request to not ride off of the front if you either do not have the route or you have not studied it.


Safety & Ride Updates:

Here’s a link to some important information/safety stuff about our rides, please have a read before attending our rides. https://allezprestwich.co.uk/ride-information-safety-tips/

Also, please visit the website, Facebook or Twitter channels periodically, and especially the day of the ride, to ensure nothing has changed. We sometimes have to make weather enforced changes to start times or in extremes may even have to cancel rides.

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