Tour of Lancashire Sportive

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Tour of Lancashire Sportive
Medium Route

25 April 2021

14 March 2021

HQ Preston’s College
PR2 8UR

Stats

Distance: 113.9km
Elevation: 1,401m
Ride Time:
Start: 08:00 – 08:30
Feeds: Abbeystead & Whalley
Price: £30

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From Preston college, the medium route stays with the long route until after the first feed stop at Abbeystead. This 27miles is ‘rolling’ with an elevation of just below 2000ft as you skirt the edge of the Forest of Bowland passing through the lovely villages of Inglewhite, Calder Vale and Okenclough. On the climbs be sure to keep looking left as you may glimpse the famous Blackpool Tower amid the fantastic views over to the Lancashire coastline.

NOW Get ready! because after your feed the medium route tackles the famous climb of The Trough of Bowland before re-joining the other routes and making your way to the next climb of Nick ‘O Pendle. Now all the routes drop down into Whalley where you will stop for another impressive feed station and with less than 18miles to go you will be fuelled enough for the flat run back into Preston.

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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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