2019 Jun Big – Gathers No Moss– Sun Jun 30 **8am*

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30381188
Strava Event:  https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/531180
Distance: 61 miles
Elevation: 5,300 ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 5.5 hours – 6.5 hours // Total Time approx 6.75 – 7.5 Hours.(very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops – allows for brief stops/traffic. Also accounts for an hour for lunch. Less if we just grab butties.)
Start: 08:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Lunch Stop: Holmfirth – Brendan’s choice on the day.
Post Ride: TBC – Woodthorpe?

PLEASE NOTE 8am START!
I’ll start out with the customary big ride disclaimer, as it’s important for these big rides. : our big rides are not for the fainthearted and they are really hilly, tough but ultimately enjoyable rides. We have a lunch stop but they are longer, hillier and slightly faster than our standard rides. If you’re unsure then please speak to us and come to a standard ride first. We’re not ones to be too specific about speed but ideally shouldn’t be much slower than around 12mph average around this sort of course, as otherwise they just take way too long and it’ll be a real tough day in the saddle.

##SUMMARY##

Revisit , with a few tweaks , of a very early AP big ride. Out towards Uppermill and then over Isle of Skye with great views od Dovestones and a cracking descent down into Holmfirth. Plenty of places to stop here for lunch before a trudnle out to Holme and then over the infamous Holme Moss.

Led by our good friend Brendan on this ride.

#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.

##SUMMARY##

Reverse route of an old ride called ‘Bury New and Old Roads’ from a couple of years ago. Nice excuse for folk to take in the re-opened Ashy Valley climb. Got some nice kickers on this one.

#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.

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