Cycling in the Peak District

Off-road trails and quiet lanes

Author: Tom Fenton Jon Barton

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Paperback publication date: 26 Apr 2007

Paperback ISBN: 9781906148003

Cycling in the Peak District by Tom Fenton and Jon Barton is a guidebook for the leisure cyclist, mountain biker and family rider. It features eighteen routes, between 9 and 23km in length, which explore the traffic-free lanes and off-road trails of the Peak District. It also includes suggestions on where to ride with children.

Cycling in the Peak District - Off-Road Trails and Quiet Lanes is a guidebook for the leisure cyclist, mountain biker and family rider. It is for the cyclist who values fun, good views and lunch stops over grimaces, a racing heartbeat and aching legs. It is a book of enjoyable cycle rides. Eighteen routes, between 9 and 23km in length, explore the traffic-free lanes and off-road trails of the Peak District. Taking in quiet roads, dedicated cycleways and some of the more amenable off-road riding in the area, the routes explore every corner of the Peak; limestone dales, open moors, gritstone crags and tiny villages – they're all there. Never too long, too difficult or too remote, they are great fun and are challenging for riders of all ages and abilities. The guide also includes suggestions on where to ride with children and a section on where to ride along dedicated cycleways away from the traffic. Written by local riders Tom Fentonand Jon Barton, the rides are clearly described using step-by-step instructions and feature original maps, route profiles and local information.

Tom has been riding mountain bikes for 15 years, all over the UK and around Europe. As author of Mountain Biking Trail Centres – The Guide, Tom rode every waymarked, man-made MTB trail in the UK. He is also the author of Cotswolds Mountain Biking, Cycling in the Peak District and has edited several of Vertebrate Publishing’s bestselling mountain biking titles, including Lake District Mountain Biking.

Jon Barton is the founder of Vertebrate Publishing, Britain's number one publisher of outdoor activity and adventure books. He’s the author of Vertebrate’s best-selling Peak District Mountain Biking and White Peak Mountain Biking guides, as well as climbing and trail running guidebooks to the Peak District. A keen runner, climber, mountain biker and fell walker, Jon has a huge amount of experience travelling the world in search of adventures, but loves coming home to Sheffield where his favourite adventures always start.

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