Outer Edge

One of the great things about living and working in Chesterfield is it’s proximity to the Peak District. It means if I’ve got a few…

Dambusters

The name of this route gets it’s inspiration from the daring raid that happened by the RAF in 1943 to breach some German dams. The…

The Road to the Peak.

The Peak District has been populated since neolithic times and is covered in ancient tracks. One of the oldest is the Portway which stretches from…

Hartington

Hartington’s a lovely village nestled in the south western corner of the White Peak. It’s got picture postcard Georgian properties, a duck pond and most…

The Imperial

100 miles is the cyclist’s marathon. It’s something than most riders have on their bucket list. Once completed there’s a sense of achievement that you’ve…

Velotastic 300

We’ll make no apologies about this route. It’s long, it’s tough, in wet weather you’ll lose the will to live on it and it’s not…

Baslow

Gravel riding in Winter can be challenging finding a suitable route that does not end up being a mud-fest. It’s sometimes better to save some…

Matlock

This circuits a mix of quiet roads, gravel tracks, singletrack and bridleways. In places, and I’ll make no apologies for this, the climbs are tough…

Eyam

This route starts and finishes in the historic village of Eyam. It’s rideable in most weathers but you may want to avoid the climb up…

The Glorious Gravel Ride

This route originally appeared on our sister site Velotastic.co.uk. It was also partial inspiration for the first event we organised – the Hardcore100. “The Peak…