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National Hill Climb Championships 2016

The National Hill Climb Championships took part on Bank Road in Matlock this year. Bank Road was an excellent location to host the event, although the weather was dull the conditions were good for hill climbing. […]

By |1st November, 2016|Categories: Blog, Climbs|Tags: , , , |

Bizarre on the Bike

Things happen when you are out and about on a bicycle, things that don’t happen in any other aspect of your life. Things that are unique and bizarre, as you use pedal power to propel yourself up the steepest inclines or roll down the hills. […]

By |21st October, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

National Hill Climb Championships 2016 – Preview

The 2016 hill climb takes place on Bank Road, Matlock on the 30th October. Some of the competitors who took part in the Monsal Hill Climb this year such as Joe Clarke, Adam Kenway and Lou Bates are joined by many big names in the hill climbing scene. […]

By |15th October, 2016|Categories: Blog, Climbs, Routes|Tags: , , , |

The Goyt Valley

I’ve spent a lot of time in the Goyt Valley, it is a great place for cycling if you are looking for a challenge. It offers some of the best scenery in the Peak District, and is easily linked up with a lot of other routes in the local area to extend your adventures. […]

Q&A with Velotastic

The Peak District is an inspiring place for many¬†cyclists, and is also home to some unique businesses that cater for you when you are out on the bike. One of these, based on the edge of the Peak District is Velotastic, […]

By |6th October, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Monsal Hill Climb 2016

Just like last year, you could be forgiven for thinking we were in the middle of summer for the 2016 Monsal Hill Climb. Conditions were excellent for some fast times and we were not disappointed. […]

By |3rd October, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Peak District Cycling Events

Just because we are heading towards Autumn, doesn’t mean that the events and competitions in the Peak District come to an end. Below you can discover some of the highlights of what is going on around the Peak District over the next few weeks. […]

By |16th September, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Castleton, Mam Tor and Edale

Cycling around the Hope Valley and Edale brings some of the hardest challenges to be encountered on a bike in the Peak District. […]

By |12th September, 2016|Categories: Routes|Tags: , , , , |

Tour Of Britain 2016 Stage 3

Stage 3 of the 2016 edition of the Tour of Britain was based in Cheshire East. The stage started in Congleton, before looping around to Tatton Park, where the race was due to to finish later in the day, on a second visit. […]

By |8th September, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Fixed Gear in the Peak District

Some time ago I wrote about a bike that I had built up with the intention of having a go at riding fixed gear, […]

By |31st August, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |