Monthly Archives: February 2013

girls cycling

Monday Night Womens Ride **Updated**

Hello Guys,

I’m gathering interest in a Monday Night Women only ride to start in the springtime.  Along a similar lines to our Thursday Night ride, at a friendly pace and about 2 hours in length.  Just like our Thurday Ride the aim is to ride a route mainly on quiet b-roads away from traffic.

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Blacko Climb

IMG_6047 Yesterday, I tried a new training route which included a climb up Blacko.  Its on the road from Barrowford to Gisburn.  I’ve got to say that it made a very ejoyable route.  The climb rises quite steadily for 3 miles and gives great views down the valley before a fast descent down to Gisburn

Another bonus of the ride was the road from Gisburn to Long Preston is closed at the moment due to railway bridge maintenance. Hardly saw a car along its whole length!  Plus there’s no problem riding a bike through.

Here’s the whole route-