The CC Giro Midland Monster Supporting the Air Ambulance

Cycle Sportive , Derbyshire – Sunday, 18 May 2014

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sun, 18th May 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)


The Hub Cafe, Burton Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8JX
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CC Giro (website)

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Info for Riders

The event HQ is right in the heart of the National Forest. The start for all rides is relatively easy for the first 15kms taking in some nice flattish roads in the Trent Valley. Once the River Trent is crossed the roads become ever more undulating as the route goes north along the Dove Valley. Some narrow lanes and short climbs will be the first test for the riders. Going further north we encounter the Weaver Hills for the 2 longer rides. The Mini Monster remains on undulating roads missing the major climbs. As the ride enters the Peak District National Park the roads go upwards and the hedgerows disappear giving ever more challenging terrain to ride over with great views. The longer ride takes riders through Ilam, the beautiful Dovedale and Thorpe to rejoin with the medium ride before Ashbourne. where more rolling roads heading back towards the Trent Valley and the Finish at Rosliston.

The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
18/05/14 09:00 103 miles - 165 km 165km / 103 miles
18/05/14 09:00 72 miles - 119 km 119km / 74 miles
18/05/14 09:30 40 Miles (Mini Midland Monster) - 64 km 64km / 40 miles

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Ride 103 miles
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 18/05/14 09:00 0 laps / 165km / 103m 250
Ride 103 miles
Sun 18/05/14 - 09:00
165km / 103 miles
Est. Field Size: 250
Ride 72 miles
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 18/05/14 09:00 0 laps / 119km / 75m 200
Ride 72 miles
Sun 18/05/14 - 09:00
119km / 75 miles
Est. Field Size: 200
Ride 40 Miles (Mini Midland Monster)
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 18/05/14 09:30 0 laps / 64km / 40m 100
Ride 40 Miles (Mini Midland Monster)
Sun 18/05/14 - 09:30
64km / 40 miles
Est. Field Size: 100

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