Rideout 09-10-16 Haworth – Sowerby Bridge – Saddleworth Moors
With Ross being away I will be taking the Sowerby Bridge Rideout
We meet at Mcdonalds/Halfords car park at the top of Tiviot Way in Stockport at 10.00 ( Briefing 10.20am ) to leave at 10.30am.
The initial route will be motorway to start, M60 – M66 – A56 – M65 thru’ Colne then back roads into Howarth.
Howarth Stop will be 1 – 1 1/4hrs for lunch break
Out Haworth onto the A6033 and down to Hebden Bridge taking a left to Mytholmroyd then a right up B6138 ( Cragg vale )
Through Rippondon and into Sowerby Bridge to the Wharf.
Sowerby Bridge Stop for about 3/4-1hr.
Leave Sowerby Bridge back towards Ripponden where just after leaving we will do a fuel stop.
Taking a left in Ripponden up to Barkisland where we take a left onto the B6114 and weave our way to Denshaw.
Turning back through to Delph then a left onto A62 towards Huddersfield.
Along A62 and a RH at Marsden onto Meltham Road. Into Meltham then a RH out of Meltham onto Saddleworth Moor.
Back out towards Holmfirth then a RH to go up and over Holme Moss pass the transmitter ( 10min stop at the top here ).
We drop down to join the A628 ( Woodhead ).
Extra care needed when leaving this junction so take your time.
We will get split up here so carry on back towards the M67.
I will stop in Tintwistle where safe and re-group.
Estimated Riding time is about 3 3/4hrs
Distance approx 130mls Stockport to Stockport
Breaks and Fuel stop approx. another 2 1/2hrs.
The rideout Hotline will not be in use for this ride.
If there is an adverse weather forecast I will send out an email accordingly.
If you wish to confirm rideout you can call me on the number below.
MalcB – Road Captain – 07748525472