Starting from - Grange over Sands train station car park. LA11 6EH. The trains are not very regular so ensure you arrive in plenty of time to load your bike and head over to the train platform for 8.49am. You are responsible for purchasing your own train ticket in advance. Details for the bike transport payment will be given once your place has been booked. PLEASE NOTE- in the event of very heavy rain/winds, this ride will not take place and bike transport costs will be refunded, but not your train ticket cost. Elevation gain - 2600 ft Avg speed 11-13mph Ride leaders - Antony Tonge & Michelle Tonge
If you have not previously completed a ride participant form for the HRS group, then please email: [email protected] to request one. Unfortunately without a completed form you will not be able to join in on the ride. Any questions please email the above address or send a message via facebook messenger - horwich ride social. , LA11 6EH
Following part of the Bay Way cycle route NCN 700, Barrow in Furness to Grange over Sands. This road ride is idylic taking in some beautiful scenery whilst also passing through quaint villages, with a lunch stop at Ulverston. It is a lumpy ride which inclides a couple of steep climbs which are a tester, the descents are always worth the effort though. It alos tends to get a bit breezy on the coast which adds to the excitement! Meeting at Grange over Sands train station with your bike NO LATER than 8.30 as the bikes need to be loaded onto transport to Barrow where we will all meet again after a 35 min train journey. The train departs Grange at 8.50am, arrives at Barrow 9.30am. A quick bike check and ride brief before we aim to start the ride for 10am. Train ticket cost is approx £8.50, bike transfer cost £7.50. Parking at Grange train station is £5 all day so it would make sense to car share where possible. Payment online for the car park is required.