Routes & Rides

Routes and Rides blog. Featuring GPS cycle routes, points of interest, cafes & pubs. After all, a well fuelled rider is a happy rider by Spike #spikeblogs

  • Mansfield To Gunthorpe Trentside Loop featured by Spike #spikeblogs
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    Mansfield To Gunthorpe Trentside Loop

    A completely unsupported ride to the River Trent has lived on my bucket list for many years. So, in 2018 I rode the following Mansfield to Gunthorpe Trentside Loop, setting off under a stunning sunrise, earning a very satisfying DESCRIPTION Starting from the Widecombe Fair Pub you cross the dual…

  • Sherwood Pines Blue Route featured map by Spike #spikeblogs
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    Sherwood Pines Blue Adventure Route

    The Sherwood Pines Blue Adventure Route is in effect a perimeter trail that skirts around the Sherwood Pines Forest Park in North Nottinghamshire. A national working forest, it is managed by the Forestry Commission. DESCRIPTION Parking in the large car park our unofficial route begins at the benches outside the…