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Brewin Dolphin Peaks Tour Sportive

Sunday 14th May 2017 - Bakewell Showground, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, DE45 1AH

The Brewin Dolphin Peaks Tour takes in the very best of the Peak District and it's breathtaking beauty.

From the start you’ll head out in an anti-clockwise motion around the National Park. It doesn’t take long before the first serious climb of the day presents itself, as you’ll haul up the hills to get through the historic village of Eyam via Grindleford and Sir William Hill Road, soon moving into Hope Valley.

Short, punchy climbs and descents follow immediately afterwards before a similar rise in gradient crops up, just after the honeypot village of Castleton.

The next couple of climbs are kinder, at least. They’ll take you up to around the same elevation gain, but they’re more drawn out and less steep. You might prefer a briefer and harsher climb, but there’s no escaping them either way, battling the gradient through Whaley Bridge and beyond. A final push through to the highest peak of the ride will take you through Burbage and past Macclesfield Forest.

From here on in, the hills don’t let up and you’ll tackle constant elevations and drops along the way. The final sting – but by no means the last climb – comes just outside Thorncliffe as you head back to base. This isn’t for the faint-hearted, make no mistake, but you’ll savour completing this tough test for some time to come. It is truly an amazing route!

Make this a day to really remember by upgrading your ride to a Brewin Dolphin Velo Club ticket

Velo Club ticket includes:

  • Custom Brewin Dolphin Jersey (rrp £65)
  • Coffee & Breakfast on arrival
  • Lunch and drink on return
  • Goodie bag
  • Chance to ride with VIP celebrity guest
  • Q&A with VIP guests
  • Mechanical support from Official Support Partner Lezyne
  • Sportive Training plan from Official Training Partner Wattbike
  • Complimentary post ride massage from Official Physio Partner Six Physio

Times & Certificates

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our Results Page

This Event Includes:

  • Facilities and parking
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed Stops
  • Energy food and drink
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • Finisher gift
  • Finisher medal
  • On site catering
  • Pick-up wagons
  • Photos by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities

Route Info

Route: Epic
Dist: 98 Miles        Difficulty: 10/10
Route: Standard
Dist: 72 Miles        Difficulty: 8/10
Route: Short
Dist: 53 Miles        Difficulty: 6/10

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Key Information

Awards

Although all our rides are non competitive events (i.e. not races), most people still like to know how well they've done. With this in mind we will time each participants ride. When you complete your ride your time will be calculated and these timings, along with the timing Award you achieved, will be displayed on the Website. Each rider will receive a timing award of either; bronze, silver or gold, depending on their average speed. Of course, some riders aren't bothered about all these awards and just cycle for the experience and stunning scenery.

Event photography by SportivePhoto

SportivePhoto will be taking pictures of all riders at this event. Please visit www.sportivephoto.com once you have taken part in the event to view your photos!

Terms and Conditions

By purchasing an event entry you agree to the UK Cycling Events terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions can be read here.

Route distances and elevations are approximate and subject to change. Changes can be due to road closures or for safety reasons. Any changes will be kept to a minimum where possible.