Cycle ride to watch The Tour de France at Woodhead Pass

  • July 6, 2014 · 10:30 AM

Meet at 10:30 at my house in Marple (or join us anywhere along the route), then a leisurely, scenic cycle ride through Glossop to Hadfield and a stop for refreshments at around 10:45 at Dolly's Café in Hadfield. Leave the café at 12:30, then a leisurely, traffic-free cycle along to the end of the Longdendale Trail to the Woodhead Pass to watch the Tour de France cyclists shoot past.  Aiming to arrive there at about 1:30, just before the caravan passes. The first cyclists should arrive between 3:13-3:30.

Then a leisurely cycle back for a couple of well-deserved beers.

Note that the trail has some gravel sections, so to avoid punctures, a bike with knobbly tyres is strongly recommended.


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  • Steve E.

    Hi Tony

    Thanks for your message. I might end up heading out a little earlier on sunday so I'll change my RSVP...but please come up and say halla if you see me on the longendale trail or on the route :-)

    It should be fun!!!

    July 4, 2014

  • Alexa

    Hi Tony, I am stewarding at this, so hopefully, see you somewhere along the way ;-) enjoy the cycling! Alexa

    1 · July 4, 2014

    • Tony B.

      Great! Whereabouts are you stewarding?

      July 4, 2014

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