JE James’s CycleFest in the Peak District is set to hit the road

JE James's CycleFest is coming to the Peak District.
JE James's CycleFest is coming to the Peak District.

Cyclists preparing for this summer’s Flagg Cycle Challenge for Ashgate Hospicecare have a chance to get in shape by joining sponsors JE James’s CycleFest event this spring.

The stores are holding a 30mile Friendly and an 80 mile Challenger in the Peak District.

Riders will be able to pick up some tips as part of the festival on April 25 and 26 with demo rides, roller racing, film screenings and mountain bike orienteering. The Challenger takes in Peak District climbs of Winnats Pass, Monsal Head and Curbar Gap with over 7,000ft of climbing. The Friendly takes in some of the Challenger roads.

Those interested in the sportives can get details and enter via for £20 for the Challenger and £15 for the Friendly. The CycleFest is being held from the Norfolk Arms pub, Ringinglow, Sheffield, on the border with the Peak District.