OrchidCycle The Peaks - Sunday 19th May 2013
Join Orchid in May 2013 for a fantastic cycle ride through the spectacular open scenery of the Peaks. With a choice of three distances, 49 miles for dedicated cyclists or 29 and 12 mile options for recreational cyclists and families.
This is definitely not an event to be missed! The three circular routes. start and finish in the market town of Ashbourne 'The Gateway to the Peaks'. All three routes take in hills, dales and traffic-free cycle paths as well as some of the prettiest villages in Derbyshire. Enter as an individual or encourage your friends, family and colleagues to join you in a team.
Adult Entry: £17.00
Childrens Entry (12-14 years): £7.50
Team Entry (6 or more): £16.50 each
Start / Finish Ashbourne Recreation Ground, Cockayne Ave., Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1EJ
Start Times 8am-9.30am Ashbourne Recreation Ground, Cockayne Ave., Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1EJ
Route A choice of three great circular routes, Long (on road); 49 miles short (cycle track): 29 miles, family route 12 miles. Mileages are as accurate as possible but may be subject to alteration on the day.
Refreshments Refill your water bottle and purchase food and drinks at the official refreshment stops along the route.
Getting There From Manchester: A523 > A52
From Birmingham: M6 J15 > A500 > A50 > A520 > A52
From South East & East: Derby > A52
From North East: M1 > Derby > A52
Parking available £3.60 - all day
Weather & Local Info Come prepared with waterproofs and suncream just in case! Visit www.visitpeakdistrict.com for further information
(Top left hand photo from real cycling)