The Matlock "Top Ten" Challenge 2015

Cycle Sportive , Darley Dale – Saturday, 24 Oct 2015

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Registered Sportive

Event Summary

Event Overview

Tackle the famous hill climbs surrounding Matlock. This is an extremely challenging short sportive with ride options of 60km/37 miles (1750m of ascent) and 33km/20 miles (750m of ascent) based in the Derwent Valley and surrounding countryside - expect some very steep ascents (10 on the long route/4 on the shorter route) with gradients in excess of 20%. Includes: Sydnope Hill, Bank Road, Riber Road, Wirksworth, Bonsall, Birchover & Rowsley Bar. Make this sportive your final big challenge before winter!

On each route expect:

  • A clearly signed/arrowed route
  • A feed-station providing juice, water, gels/bars and fruit
  • Colour route map provided including emergency numbers
  • SPORTident chip timing for an instant post-event time
  • Refreshments at the finish 
  • Gold, silver and bronze awards based on your finishing time. Seperate women award times

Registration opens at 7.30am - set off riding at any time between 8.00 and 9.30am.

For all details/routes plus a fully comprehensive road book see http://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/sportives/matlock-top-ten/ 

This event is organised by Dark & White Events (originally established 1996) who also bring you The Peak Epic, The Igloo, The Battle of Bradfield (BOB) and The Buxton Spa sportives. As experienced cyclists ourselves we know exactly what we like to see at an event and we specialise in ensuring that all sportive participants achieve the best possible overall cycling experience.

Event Details

Event URN:

365350

Start Date:

Sat, 24th Oct 2015

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

The Whitworth Centre, Station Road, Darley Dale, Derbyshire, DE4 2EQ

View map

Cheques payable to:

Dark & White Events Ltd

About the Event

Info for Riders

**23/10/15 - FOR LATE OR ON THE DAY ENTRIES PLEASE EMAIL info@darkandwhite.co.uk OR TEXT 07970 278085**

The Rides

60km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 24/10/15 08:00 60km / 37 miles 100
Entry: On Day: (£23.00)
Sat 24/10/15 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
60km / 37 miles
30km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 24/10/15 08:00 33km / 21 miles 100
Entry: On Day: (£18.00)
Sat 24/10/15 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
33km / 21 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

Tackle the famous hill climbs surrounding Matlock. This is an extremely challenging short sportive with ride options of 60km/37 miles (1750m of ascent) and 33km/20 miles (750m of ascent) based in the Derwent Valley and surrounding countryside - expect some very steep ascents (10 on the long route/4 on the shorter route) with gradients in excess of 20%. Includes: Sydnope Hill, Bank Road, Riber Road, Wirksworth, Bonsall, Birchover & Rowsley Bar. Make this sportive your final big challenge before winter!

On each route expect:

  • A clearly signed/arrowed route
  • A feed-station providing juice, water, gels/bars and fruit
  • Colour route map provided including emergency numbers
  • SPORTident chip timing for an instant post-event time
  • Refreshments at the finish 
  • Gold, silver and bronze awards based on your finishing time. Seperate women award times

Registration opens at 7.30am - set off riding at any time between 8.00 and 9.30am.

For all details/routes plus a fully comprehensive road book see http://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/sportives/matlock-top-ten/ 

This event is organised by Dark & White Events (originally established 1996) who also bring you The Peak Epic, The Igloo, The Battle of Bradfield (BOB) and The Buxton Spa sportives. As experienced cyclists ourselves we know exactly what we like to see at an event and we specialise in ensuring that all sportive participants achieve the best possible overall cycling experience.

Event Details

Event URN:

365350

Start Date:

Sat, 24th Oct 2015

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

The Whitworth Centre, Station Road, Darley Dale, Derbyshire, DE4 2EQ

View map

Cheques payable to:

Dark & White Events Ltd

About the Event

Info for Riders

**23/10/15 - FOR LATE OR ON THE DAY ENTRIES PLEASE EMAIL info@darkandwhite.co.uk OR TEXT 07970 278085**

The Rides

60km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 24/10/15 08:00 60km / 37 miles 100
Entry: On Day: (£23.00)
Sat 24/10/15 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
60km / 37 miles
30km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 24/10/15 08:00 33km / 21 miles 100
Entry: On Day: (£18.00)
Sat 24/10/15 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
33km / 21 miles

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