Issue 148 Classic Ride: Children Of The Dammed

Barney takes in some venerable Peak District trails that are anything but old and past it. Words & Photography Barney Marsh In many ways this ride might be seen as a sequel to the Classic Ride I wrote back in issue 138 – it essentially uses all of the best stuff in the Dark Peak that story omits. This is a loop that takes in some of the very, very best riding in the area, orbiting as it does the reservoir and its lost, submerged villages of Derwent and Ashopton. Yes, this is a true, died-in-the-wool, old-school Classic Ride. In … Continue reading Issue 148 Classic Ride: Children Of The Dammed

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