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.
2018 Jul Big Ride – ‘Nick O’Pendle’ – Sun Jul 8 **8am**
Route Link: Nick O’Pendle v2 GPX
Strava Event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/348731
Distance: 65 miles
Elevation: 5,000ft 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: Padiham (approx. 35 miles). Cafe we went to last time was good. Will dig out the name. But down to ride leader.
Post Ride: Time dependent but maybe Cuckoo or Crooked Man. Approx 14:00-14:30.
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2018 Apr Standard Ride – Pickup Bank Rewind – Sat 28 Apr ***9am***
Route Link: Pickup Bank GPX
Distance: 42 miles
Elevation: 3,000 ft approx.
Moving time: Approx 3.5 – 4 Hours // Total Time approx 4 – 4.5 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: approx 13:00, Jon to confirm post ride on day.
A standard ride of 42 miles and 3,000ft of climbs.. 9am start at St Mary’s Flower Park gates.
We’ve used an old Pickup Bank route, so dig out your climbing legs ;)
Jon Shiach will be running this ride (thanks Jon.)