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

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Sun Oct 28 Ride – Thunder Bridge

2018 Oct big Ride – Last Big Ride Of 2018 – Thunder Bridge – Sun Oct 28 **8am**

Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16712322

Strava Event:

Distance: 69 miles

Elevation: 5,700ft approx.

Moving time: Approx 5.5 – 6 Hours // Total Time approx 6.45 – 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: Jon to confirm on the day

Post Ride: Time dependent. Jon to confirm.

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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