- Cheltenham riding/cycling
I’ve got an interview for a job down there in a few weeks. If offered, what could I expect in terms of cycle commuting and, more importantly, biking. Looks like the Cotswolds are on the doorstep. I probably wouldn’t have a car so looking at local stuff.
P.S. Not related to a previous thread about job apps 😉Posted 3 years agoIHNMember
Commuting – fine, standard town centre type stuff.
Riding – loads, DH stuff on Lecky hill and the new Uplift place on the A419, days worth of bridleway bumbling in various degrees of gnarrl in the Cotswolds. Loads of roady stuff too.
Plus, it’s a bloody lovely town. I’m in Cirencester and, tbh, would rather be up the road in ‘Nam…Posted 3 years agomrmoMember
road or MTB? Lots, but in the winter the “dust” off road can be more than soul destroying! Really depends on why you ride as to what you will like. Put it like this i have put together an old school mtb loop of c80miles that is predominantly off road. Or you have flyup a couple of miles out towards Gloucester.
Fundamentally there are far worse places to live, and the riding is in on the Doorstep. But Cheltenham isn’t the cheapest place to live so depending on where you end up determines just how close to the hills you are, it could be metres or a few miles.Posted 3 years ago
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