Apr 2019 Standard Ride – Ripponden n Start Again – Sat 20 Apr 9am

2019 Apr standard – Ripponden n Start Again– Sat Apr 20 **9am**

Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29738482
Strava event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/489322
Distance: 44 miles approx
Elevation: 3,200ft approx
Moving time: Approx 3.25 – 3.75 Hours // Total Time approx 3.75 – 4.25 Hours.(very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops – allows for brief stops/traffic.)
Start: 09:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Preswich
Postride: Approx 13:00 at Prestwich. Will leave to folk on the day.

##RIDE SUMMARY ##

Cracker out to Ripponden. Replicating a ride we did a couple of years ago, albeit with a couple of tweaks (basically sans cobbles!).

Must bring: lungs, climbing legs and fuel. Read more

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2019 Apr Ride – Darwenian – Sun Apr 7 9am

Route Link: Darwenian GPX
Strava Event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/481137
Distance: 42 miles
Elevation: 2,700ft approx
Moving time: Approx 3.25 – 3.75 Hours // Total Time approx 3.75 – 4.25 Hours.(very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops – allows for brief stops/traffic.)
Start: 09:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Preswich
Postride: Approx 13:00 at Prestwich. Will leave to folk on the day.

RIDE SUMMARY ##

Route up north to Darwen/Tockholes. Some nice lanes on this one and , as ever, the inevitable hills. Pickup bank is a particularly cruel standout!

## NAVIGATION ##

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.