The Cambridgeshire Classic cycling event

The Peaks Tour 2024

Saturday 28 September 2024 | Bakewell Showground
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The Peaks Tour 2024

Saturday 28 September 2024 | Bakewell Showground

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 finisher medal and other goodies from our partners. We look forward to seeing you on the start line in Bakewell in September.
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LOCATION

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

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ROUTES

Long: 160 km
Middle: 120 km
Short: 74 km
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DETAILS

Gates open: 07:00
Registration: 07:30
Start times
Long: 08:00 - 08:45
Medium: 08:45 - 09:15
Short: 09:15 - 09:30
Finish time: 17:00

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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.

Pricing

ADD 4 ENTRIES TO THE BASKET TO GET ONE OF THEM FOR FREE
EVENT LIMITED TO 1000 RIDERS

Long

Elevation
160 km
Mileage
+2601m
  • $59.34
  • (On the day: $64.34)
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Middle

Elevation
120 km
Mileage
+1854m
  • $52.75
  • (On the day: $57.75)
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Short

Elevation
74 km
Mileage
+1186m
  • $39.56
  • (On the day: $44.56)
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Online entry closes on Wednesday 25th September 2024 at 13:00. On the day entries will be available if the event is not sold out. On the day entry costs an additional £5 over the standard online entry price.

All entries are subject to a small booking fee.

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 a participating adult who is responsible for them at all times.

MULTI-BUY

When you add 4 entries to your basket and buy them in a single transaction you automatically get 1 for FREE! This can be used to enter a group of friends or your own solo entries to multiple events. Discounts will all be applied before you make payment. Our Multi-buy offer isn't available in conjunction with any early bird offers, discount promotions, voucher codes or any other deals that are in place at the time of purchase.

REWARDS

Sign up for our FREE rewards scheme during checkout to get huge discounts on hundreds of carefully selected brands (like Le Col, Garmin, Chain Reaction, Adidas, North Face and loads more) as well as our own UKCE Events. 

More Info

HIGH5 product Bundle

Fuel your ride: Sign up for the event 6+ weeks early and claim a FREE* HIGH5 Isotonic Hydration Pack, worth £12.98! Look for claim instructions in your email after the 6-week deadline.

* When you claim your pack, you will need to pay £3.99 for delivery.

The Routes

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.

Long ROUTE

Distance: 160 km
Elevation Gain: +2601 m

Middle ROUTE

Distance: 120 km
Elevation Gain: +1854 m

Short ROUTE

Distance: 74 km
Elevation Gain: +1186 m
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What you get

Free Parking
Free Parking
Free Parking
Fully Signed Route
Free Parking
Feed Stops
Free Parking
Chip Timing
Free Parking
Online Results
Free Parking
Free Event Photography
Free Parking
Food and Drink Available
Free Parking
Medical Support
Free Parking
Mechanical Support
Free Parking
Finishers Medal

Essential Items

Essential Items

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)

Plastic Free

In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you bring your own drinks bottle.

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