User Details phil.holden

phil.holden

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  • Member Since : December 23, 2010
  • Site Supporter : No
  • Region : North West England, United Kingdom
  • Motorcycle : Triumph Sprint ST
  • Best Route Ever Ridden : Barrowford to Long Preston to Settle to Skipton

Latest Entries By This User

Haslingden Grane Road : Blackburn Old Road

Yorkshire > United Kingdom > Europe
December 27, 2010 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

Short morning or evening blast, nice corners and good straights, Grane Road can be busy. Leave Haslingden on A6177 Grane Road spoilt by 50 limit on long down hill straight. Go across motorway roundabout to next roundabout at Guide village, go right B6321, then right at next roundabout B6236 Haslingden Road back to Haslingden and start.


Bacup - Burnley - Todmorden - Hebden Bridge - Sowerby Bridge - Littleborough - Todmorden - Bacup

Yorkshire > United Kingdom > Europe
December 26, 2010 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

Leave Bacup on A671 to Burnley, watch speed through village of Weir, over Deerplay summit the drop down to Burnley is a nice twist ride. At lights give it a sharp right on A646 to Todmorden (Tod) again twisty ride. Tod centre roundabout left on A646 (Halifax Rd) to Hebden Bridge, touristy, but plenty of places for a coffee and bacon butty. Leave on A646 towards Halifax, take sign to Sowerby Bridge (right turn A6139) drop down hill to town centre at bottom right A58 towards Rochdale, fork right at Ripponden A58 ( bumpy and woolly things on road) over Blackstone Edge and down into Littleborough. Immediately after railway bridge right at lights A6033 to Tod, gentle ride. With railway arches on left, take left turn A681 back to Bacup (twisty, very bumpy and woolly things on road. Alternative to stop at Hollingworth Lake, biker meet place, when at Littleborough (left before railway bridge)


A682 Barrowford - Long preston

North West England > United Kingdom > Europe
March 31, 2010 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.3

This is one hell of a road but be carefull, casualty rates are high, danger is everywhere, best times are weekdays after 7pm and weekends before 9am. Tight twists, awesome straights but take care this road is one of the most dangerous in the UK


A675 : Bolton - Abbey Village ( West Pennine Moor Road )

North West England > United Kingdom > Europe
May 20, 2008 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.3

Excellent road for a short, interesting blast. Watch out for stray sheep and respect village speed limits, please.


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