Sunday 10th Jun – Big ride – Confessions on Cassettes (8am start!)

2018 Jun Big Ride – Confessions on Cassettes – Sun 10 Jun  ***8am***

Route Link: ConOnCas GPX
Strava Event: strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/335099
Distance: 70 miles
Elevation: 4,500ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 5.5 – 6 Hours // Total Time approx 6.75 – 7.25 Hours.(very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops – allows for brief stops/traffic and 30-45 mins lunch)
Start: 08:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Lunch: Peak View Tearooms, Buxton Rd, Macclesfield SK11 0AR
Post Ride: Time dependent but maybe Cuckoo or Crooked Man. Approx 14:00-14:30.

*** PLEASE NOTE 8am START ***

## BIG RIDE DISCLAIMER ##
Please note, our big rides are not for the feint hearted 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. Thank you.
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Saturday’s Ride ‘Los Anglezarke’ 9am (26/05/2018)

2018 May Standard Ride – Sat 26 May ***9am***

Route Link: LA GPX
Distance: 42 miles
Elevation: 3,200ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 3.5 – 4 Hours // Total Time approx 4.5 – 5 Hours.(very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops – allows for brief stops/traffic)
Start: 09:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Post Ride: Parkfield Inn, Whitefield Read more

Sunday May 13 Big Ride – The Eagle

2018 May Big Ride – The Eagle – Sun 13 May ***8am***

Route Link: The Eagle GPX
Distance: 65 miles
Elevation: 5,400ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 5.25 – 5.75 Hours // Total Time approx 6.5 – 7 Hours.(very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops – allows for brief stops/traffic and 30-45 mins lunch)
Start: 08:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Lunch: Approx 11:00 @ Bolster Moor Farm (mile 30)
Post Ride: Time dependent but Same Yet Inn, Simister if anyone is game. Ride ends here. Approx 14:30.

*** PLEASE NOTE 8am START ***

## BIG RIDE DISCLAIMER ##
Please note, our big rides are not for the feint hearted 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. Thank you.
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## RIDE INFO ##

The second big ride of the year. You big ride veterans know the drill by now, it’ll be hilly.
5,400ft of climbing over 65 miles should be enough for most of us, but should be a walk in the park for the Tour de Manc riders among us. Read more