Midland Monster 104 miles.
Place: The Forestry Center, Rosliston, DE12 8J. Registration: 8am.
Start Time: 9am Feed Station Weaver Hills and Bradbourne Village.
This ride is not without its challenges, with 7,ooo ft of climbing on this route, you are able to take in some beautiful villages and countryside, with a few hills to climb and Strava start and finish points for the KOM/QOM. Through Longnor to Crowdecote village, Crowdecote Hill is beautiful challenging climb, snaking up hill, it is ranked 18th in the Peak District. The ascent is 3/4 mile long and over a distance you climb 350 ft at an average percentage of between 7% to 20%. After the top, you sweep down a lovely long drop into Hartington Village. This year, whilst we are bypassing Ashbourne, the second feed will be located nearby so if you are frequent rider, please note the revised route which goes around part of Carsington Water before heading for the return journey back towards the Forestry Centre.