May 2019 Standard Ride – Mars(den) Hillfinder – Sat 18 May 9am

2019 May Standard Club Ride – Mars(den) Hillfinder – Saturday 18th May **9AM**

Route Link: returntomars GPX
Strava Event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/506222
Distance: 43 miles
Elevation: approx 3,400ft (hilly)
Moving time: 3.25-3.75 hours // Total Time: 3.75-4.25 (all dependent on speed of riders, unforeseen mechanicals and other unscheduled stops)
Start: 09:00 at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich
Post Ride: The Woodthorpe, Prestwich (approx 13:00) Read more

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Apr 2019 Standard Ride – Ripponden n Start Again – Sat 20 Apr 9am

2019 Apr standard – Ripponden n Start Again– Sat Apr 20 **9am**

Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29738482
Strava event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/489322
Distance: 44 miles approx
Elevation: 3,200ft 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 ##

Cracker out to Ripponden. Replicating a ride we did a couple of years ago, albeit with a couple of tweaks (basically sans cobbles!).

Must bring: lungs, climbing legs and fuel. Read more

Sat Mar 23 Ride – Rides of March – 9am

2019 Mar Winter – Rides of March – Sat Mar 23 **9am**

Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29439438
Strava Event: https://www.strava.com/clubs/112552/group_events/465228
Distance: 40 miles
Elevation: 3,200ft 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 ##

Another from the AP vaults. This one is up around an Allez P favourite of Saddleworth/Diggle area. Pretty much heading to Standedge Tunnel and back. Some real tasty little climbs in this one so, as ever, pack your climbing legs.

This was meant to be the previous ride but pretty sure no-one rode it as weather was hoorendous. Read more