Sunday 30 June – Big Ride – Gathers No Moss- 8am

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. Read more

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Big Ride – Holme is where the hills are – Sun May 12 **8am**

2019 May Big –  Holme is where the hills are – Sun May 12 **8am**

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29929758
Distance: 60 miles
Elevation: 5,400ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 4.5 hours –  5 hours // Total Time approx 6 – 6.5 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: TBC – Either Holme (but then Holme Moss straight after or somewhere around Hadfield area. Could always get butties and a coffee then have longer at post ride)
Post Ride: Hopefully back around 14:30 ish, couple of drinks at Woodthorpe if folk are game. People to decide on day. Read more

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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