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About The Ride

The Basics

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Cycle Club Ride 2023

V4P CC Ride 2023 is a three day, 200 mile cycle ride taking place between Thursday 20th and Saturday 22nd of July 2023 following the Pennine Cycleway from it's start point at Etwall in Derbyshire to the historic market town of Penrith  

The ride is fully supported with pre-planned routes, regular feed stations, luggage transport, mechanical and physio support for running repairs for bikes and bodies

All accommodation and food is laid on, meaning all you have to do is turn up and ride!

Places are strictly limited, so, if the idea of 3 days cycling through majestic English  countryside appeals to you, what are you waiting for?   


Day by Day

Day 1   Thursday 20th July   Etwall - Handforth


63 miles / 1200m climbing

Departing Hotel at 10:00 

Feed Stations @ 20 and 55 miles

Lunch stop @ 40 miles

Arrive in Handforth around 17:00

Check into Pinewood Best Western Hotel (Shared twin rooms)

Evening Meal in hotel

Day 2   Friday 21st July   Handforth - Lancaster


79 miles / 780m climbing

Breakfast in hotel

Depart hotel approx. 9:00 

Feed Stations @ 20 and 60 miles

Lunch stop @ 40 miles

Arrive in Lancaster around 17:00

Check into Lancaster House Hotel (Shared twin rooms)

Evening Meal in Hotel

Day 3     Saturday 22nd July   Lancaster - Penrith


60 miles / 1300m climbing

Breakfast in hotel

Depart Hotel 10:00

Feed Stations @ 20 and 50 miles

Lunch stop @ 40 miles

Arrive in Penrith around 17:00 

Check into THe George Hotel in the centre of Penrith (Shared twin rooms)

Celebration Meal @  hotel

Night out in Penrith



All food on the ride is included within the cost of the ride

In-ride nutrition and hydration is provided by food stations approximately every 20 miles.  These are stocked with energy bars, electrolyte powders, bananas, jelly beans etc.

You will also be provided with a French style picnic lunch each day, with cold drinks, baguettes, meats, cheeses, fruit and the odd patisserie

Evening meals will be taken as a group in restaurants local to our hotels


Accommodation on the ride is in 2 and 3 star hotels,

We will be sharing twin rooms.  If you have a preference for another rider who you might like to share with, please let us know.

SIngle room supplement isavaialble at additional cost

Breakfast is included for each night in the hotel

Bikes are stored securely for each overnight stay


Hopefully it won't come as a shock to anyone, but your primary mode of transport for the 3 day ride is going to be your bike!

We will however have a support crew who will take care of all luggage etc. transporting them each day from hotel to hotel

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