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18th Annual Solstice Triangle Ride 25/06/2017

Its that time again folks ……………………………

Join us for this wonderful annual ride celebrating Sustrans Millenium Cycle Route project.
For those of you joining us for the first time, here is what you need to know:

Total distance: 65 miles
Total Ascent: 5000 feet approx
Ride Difficulty: suitable average fit rider, some steep climbs especially on return over Whinlatter. Mixture well surfaced cycle tracks and quieter country lanes.

06.00: Depart from Castlerigg Stone Circle
06.15: Depart from Keswick Bikes shop then: A591 to Castle Inn, left turn…Embleton, Cockermouth, Papcastle, Great Broughton, Camerton, Workington, Parton, Whitehaven.
08.30: Breakfast on Whitehaven Harbour at the Wellington Bistro (£5 approx)
09.30: Depart Whitehaven using Sustrans Route 71 C2C via Loweswater and Whinlatter with late lunch at The Chalet Portinscale, or Kats Kitchen Keswick.

Free event.
No sign up or Registration, just turn up.
Raising money for Blood Bikes this year, please make contribution in shop.
No support vehicle
Social ride style
Road or Hybrid style bike suitable
You must be self sufficient with spare tubes, pump, energy bar, water etc.
U16 must be accompanied by adult
Helmet must be worn
Weather looking bit windy but dry which is good!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ROUTE AS GPX

Written on December 7th, 2017 by sysadmin