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Grit & Gears

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For a map look at the website given below. There are also leaflets at the Visitors Centre. First off, I've rated this as intermediate - I've done this so as to not scare anyone off! The technically hard bits are the offroad uphill sections. These are over loose rocks with limited traction in the dry nevermind the wet and I'll take my hat off to anyone who can clean the whole ride. Having said that they are not too long and the push/lug is well worth the effort. The down bits are great fun. The scariest being the one straight out of the starting gate. The connecting road sections are quiet except a short (<0.5 mile) along the A537 itself. All in all a great ride with something for everyone. Great views and a good work out for your legs and lungs.
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Trail Directions
The ride starts from Tegg Nose Country Park which is off Buxton Old Road. Head out of Macclesfield on the A537 towards Buxton and then look for the signs. Its around three miles from the centre.
Trail Length
13 miles
Trail Level
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
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Review Date
September 18, 2003

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: mArco ,  Weekend Warrior

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Great fun and great views on a nice day.

Recommended Route:
The one on the map

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