Sat 10 Nov Ride – Specific North West

2018 Nov Winter  – Specific North West – Sat Nov 10 **9am**

Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28885176 
Strava Event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/408328
Distance: 41 miles
Elevation: 3,000ft
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, Prestwich
Post Ride: Swan & Cemetery, Bury (BL9 9NS) @ 12:45 appprox. Rout ends here

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A ride into the North West skirting the rugged Lancashire moors. It will look particularly brooding and beautiful at this time of year. Read more

Sat Jan 6 Ride ::: So this is the new year?

2018 January Winter Ride – So this is the new year? – Saturday 6th Jan  **9AM**

Route:https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26668409
Distance: 41 miles
Elevation: 3,000ft
Moving time: Approx 3.25 hours – 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, Prestwich
Post Ride:  Approx around 12:30 ish. Parkfield Inn,  Whitefield or somewhere in Prestwich.

“So this is the new year? And I don’t feel any different.The clanking of crystal, explosions off in the distance….
…..No more airplanes, or speed trains, or freeways
There’d be no distance that could hold us back.” Read more

Next Ride: Sat 4th Feb – Bon Hiver!

Saturday February 4th – Winter – ‘Bon Hiver’ // 9am

Route Link: Bon Hiver GPX
Distance: 39 miles
Elevation: 2,900 ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 3 hours – 3.5 Hours // Total Time approx 3.5 hours-4 Hours. (very approximate dependent on rider pace and general stops)
Start: 09:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Post Ride: Parkfield Inn, Whitefield (ride ends here, Prestwich only 1.5 miles away).

February’s first ride takes us North up into those Lancs hills. It’s getting harder and harder to not repeat certain parts of routes these days but here’s one I don’t think we’ve done (or we’ve rarely done). The reverse way up Broadhead road ( in fact, it’s coming back to me now) and also the reverse of Grane Road. So we’ll get to descend it! Read more