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6:00 am at the start in Bakewell

6:00 am at the start in Bakewell

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Climbing to the summit of Mam Nick, early in the ride

Climbing to the summit of Mam Nick, early in the ride.

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The second control at Derbyshire Bridge, pronounced Darby-shir

The second control at Derbyshire Bridge, pronounced Darby-shir

 

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Climbing onto the moors.

Climbing onto the moors.

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The Strada Bianca of Derbyshire.

The Strada Bianca of Derbyshire.

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A long and spectacular descent off of the moors.

A long and spectacular descent off of the moors.

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The third control at Hartington Village served sausage, pound cake and beer!

The third control at Hartington Village served sausage, pound cake and beer!

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Some of the excellent singletrack on the route.

Some of the excellent single-track on the route.

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Fast cruising on the Tissington Trail, an old railbed.

Fast cruising on the Tissington Trail, an old railbed.

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Back onto the single-track!

Back onto the single-track!

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Entering the 25 square mile estate of the Duke of Devonshire.

Entering the 25 square mile estate of the Duke of Devonshire.

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The last control at Chatsworth House.

The last control at Chatsworth House.

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route-map

 

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L'eroica-B-card-001

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