UKCE Peaks Tour

Bakewell, Derbyshire

DE45 1AH, Bakewell, United Kingdom

Sat 3rd September 2022

Starting at 08:00

4 races

Free - £41.36

Organiser's Description

The Peaks Tour sportive takes riders on an adventure through the Peak District National Park. All three routes start at Bakewell Showground and head north through the National Park making their way to the Hope Valley.

In true Peak District fashion, there is plenty of both - short, savage as well as long, enduring climbs on all the routes. But don’t be discouraged, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views at the top and long winding descents on the way down.

On the Long Route you'll hit the high point at Whetstone Ridge, but with other climbs including Mam Tor, Gun and Sir William's Hill along the way, you'll feel all 2613m of ascent in your legs by the end.

Whilst this will certainly be a challenge, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to ride this event through the Peak District, which is set to be a glorious day of riding.

Of course, you’ll be rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line to receive a finishers medal, beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from our partners at Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and OTE sports. We look forward to seeing you on the start line in Bakewell in September.

Our Tour Series events are designed to give you the chance to ride in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK and challenge yourself to distances you wouldn’t do every weekend.

Races

  • UKCE Peaks Tour - Long

    £41.36

    Booking for more than 1?
  • UKCE Peaks Tour - Middle

    £36.19

    Booking for more than 1?
  • UKCE Peaks Tour - Short

    £25.85

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Riders Under 12yrs

    Free

    Must Be Accompanied by an Adult and Entered With an Adult at Booking ONLY

    Booking for more than 1?

Book

  • UKCE Peaks Tour - Long

    £41.36

    Booking for more than 1?
  • UKCE Peaks Tour - Middle

    £36.19

    Booking for more than 1?
  • UKCE Peaks Tour - Short

    £25.85

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Riders Under 12yrs

    Free

    Must Be Accompanied by an Adult and Entered With an Adult at Booking ONLY

    Booking for more than 1?

What's Included

Free Parking
Fully Signed Route
OTE Feed Stops
Chip Timing
Online Results
Free Event Photography
Food and Drink Available
Medical Support
Mechanical Support
Finishers Medal
Freedom Brew
Six Physio Massage Available

Parking

Free parking is available on site.

Location

Bakewell Showground, Agricultrual Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH

Course Details

DIFFICULTY: 5/5. Bring your climbing gears as there are some real hills to negotiate, but the long sweeping descents off the top will give your legs a bit of a break.

Long: 161 km, Middle: 121km, Short: 74km

Course Map

routes

Long
Distance: 161 km
Elevation Gain: +2613 m

Middle
Distance: 121 km
Elevation Gain: +1861 m

Short
Distance: 74 km
Elevation Gain: +1186 m

Choose your route carefully.

The distance and elevation gain should give you some indication as to how easy/hard each route is, as well as showing you where the tougher climbs are.

see the routes

kit list

Helmet (no helmet, no ride). Helmets must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B95 or European CE Standards
Basic tools
Inner tubes
Pump
Drink bottle
First aid kit (recommended)
Mobile phone for emergencies
Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where fog or rain is forecast or where light is likely to be reduced)
Facemask (for venue) and hand sanitiser

  • Plastic Free - In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you ride with a bottle

Riders under 16

Entrants under the age of 12 ride free but must be entered at the same time as a paying adult.

All riders under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them at all times.

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Location

Bakewell, Derbyshire

3 Sep 2022

Free - £41.36