Manchester > Sheffield Sportive

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Manchester > Sheffield Sportive
Medium Route

11 April 2021

HQ St Peter’s Square
SK1 1DL

Stats

Distance: 126.8km
Elevation: +2,405m
Ride Time: 5 – 8hrs
Start: 08:00 – 08:30
Feeds: Glossop x2
Price: £30

We post Timing Chips and Rider Numbers to you on the Tuesday before the event.

You must complete a COVID Questionnaire and Book a Start Slot, this will open 5 days before and close 2 days before the event.

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Fancy an early-season challenge? If the answer is yes then the Manchester Sheffield Manchester (The Stockport Sportive) medium route is for you. You will not be disappointed if you like big climbs, amazing scenery and great grub. Shortly after the first feed at 24miles serving award-winning pork pies along with sausage rolls, flapjack, brownies and High5 energy products you will encounter Snake Pass which is a classic ‘Alpine’ style climb. Long, steady and very little variation in gradient. You can do the climb in the same gear all the way up; it is also a climb where you can sit in the saddle for the whole duration of the 3.3miles at 6% average.

100 meters from the ‘Welcome to Sheffield’ sign you will turn off and head into some of the most scenic roads we have ridden. Superb descents and challenging climbs await as you pass The Strines Inn winding your way past the Langsett Reservoir and onto Carlcotes. From here the gradients ease slightly as we head to Glossop for a second well deserved feed then onto the final 12miles back into Stockport where you will have certainly earned your medal.

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The tough one, the original Tour of the Peak is here if you are tough enough to take it on! Over 10,000ft and 115 Miles certainly isn’t for the faint-hearted, three killer climbs, relentless climbing, one goal, to survive!

Have you got what it takes to get through this one? There’s only one way of finding out!

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Due to local restrictions and space available there is no “Own Tent” camping available at our events this year. Glamping is the only option.

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