Time for another ride.

We set of from home and drop down thru town heading for another big climb up onto the moor. 

 

 Looking back at Glossip as we start out climb. Every thing is lovely and green.

Looking back at Glossip as we start out climb. Every thing is lovely and green.

 The way up is on a stoney farmers track. Miles and miles of stone fences built with out any mortar. 

The way up is on a stoney farmers track. Miles and miles of stone fences built with out any mortar. 

 We then turn of the track and make our way up through the peat and heather 

We then turn of the track and make our way up through the peat and heather 

 The trail is just a walking track that has worn through the heather exposing the peat.  Boggy in places. A nice steady gradient but slow due to the soft ground .

The trail is just a walking track that has worn through the heather exposing the peat.

Boggy in places. A nice steady gradient but slow due to the soft ground .

 Pete giving it some as we get close to the top. His fat bike running 4 inch tires and a ridged fork

Pete giving it some as we get close to the top. His fat bike running 4 inch tires and a ridged fork

 This is the Pennine way. It runs across the top of England from one side to the other.  There are 1000s of meters of these hand laid stone slabs that run across the tops.    

This is the Pennine way. It runs across the top of England from one side to the other.

There are 1000s of meters of these hand laid stone slabs that run across the tops. 

 

 A family having a snack amongst the wreckage of a WW2 US superfortress bomber that crashed on the moors.

A family having a snack amongst the wreckage of a WW2 US superfortress bomber that crashed on the moors.

 On our way back down. Pete snaking down though the heather.   

On our way back down. Pete snaking down though the heather.

 

  

 

 The remains of one of the engines. No one died at in this crash.   

The remains of one of the engines. No one died at in this crash.

 

 Rough and rocky

Rough and rocky

 It's rocky sand stone or peat! View back over Glossip on the way down

It's rocky sand stone or peat! View back over Glossip on the way down

 

 

 That's Manchester city in the background 

That's Manchester city in the background 

Well, Pete and I are of to test ride a new bike with a Pinion gearbox, so should have some neat photos tomorrow.

Cheers Pete  

 Missing engine photo

Missing engine photo

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