Bike Shed recce the route

The Bike Shed team have been out checking the route, it really is a cracker. The Lee Bay toll road is a definite highlight, a really fun climb with some epic views and a truly bonkers bit of road perched high on the cliffs. The start of the climb through the Valley of the Rocks has to one of the most atmospheric bits of road in the UK. The end has a great hairpin that brings you back out onto the moor, this is close to where a historic smuggler battle took place and passes the spot called ‘Smuggler Leap’ where a villain and his nag plunged to their death after a long battle with the law.

We’ll keep putting bits of news up here in the next few weeks, closer to the time the routes will be available for GPS downloads.Continue reading