The Legbreaker ”Hell of the Moorlands” 2015

On Sunday September the 13th 2015, Leek Cyclists Club will once again be staging the   Legbreaker Sportive in Memory of Club Member Paul Derbyshire who sadly passed away in 2012.The 80 Mile Sportive which has been a great success over the years is renowned as one of the best in the country, with it being dubbed the “Hell of the Moorlands” mainly because of the amount of tough steep Moorland climbs which you have to conquer to complete the ride. The ride takes in some of the best scenery the Staffordshire Moorlands & The Peak District has to offer and includes steep climbs out of Ilam, Hollinsclough and the famous Gun Hill.
For more information on the route please download the below files.
Route Information PDF :  Legbreaker 2015
Legbreaker 2015 GPX File


Signing on will be from 8:30AM in the Market Place in the Centre of Leek, with riders off at 9:00AM.The cost of the ride is £5. There will be one feed station during the ride which will be located at Ecton which is after dropping into the Manifold Valley from Butterton.     Riders will be provided with a route card and a map & the route will be fully signed although there is a slight deviation from the old route in that Leg 7 from Hollington now avoids Denstone and goes past the JCB on the main road to Rocester then Ellastone and onto Leg 10. Once riders have completed the ride can they please make their way to the Den Engel Belgian Bar in Leek to Sign In (Den Engel is situated on Stanley Street just off the Market Place).

If you are interested in taking part in this years Legbreaker please contact the below email address or Telephone Number, so that numbers can be judged and the correct amount of food & drink can be ordered for the Feed Station. Best of Luck to all riders & please ride safe.

Contact Andy Bain on  :  Email  –

Telephone –   01538 382658

andybain-3The riders before the start of last years Legbreaker


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