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Cycling Routes from the Green Jersey

Download a GPX file for your Garmin or use the STRAVA mobile App by clicking on the links here. We’ve curated a number of routes that all can be ridden from the shop.

Our ‘Pub Rides’ are designed to give you a great day out and have been planned around a lunch stop at a great, cyclist friendly pub!

Our ‘Club Rides’ are our favourite local routes, all of these rides guarantee a great view and they vary in length and difficulty, just like our local roads!

Our events each have their own character, some are 100% road and some involve riding over cobbled streets, gravel tracks and mountain bike trails! Every one of them is a great day out, you can either ride with us on the event day or download the route and go it alone.

Legal Disclaimer

We are happy to offer advice about the likely conditions of the roads and trails ridden in our routes, based on the last time we have ridden them or what has been reported to us. Unfortunately, we can’t spend enough time out on our bikes to be confident that all of our information is 100% accurate. Please read the following legal disclosure before setting off.


  • The Green Jersey have provided some local routes and maps for you to download and use at your leisure.
  • The Green Jersey assume no responsibility for any changes to the routes provided.
  • The routes are provided for use entirely at your own risk and The Green Jersey accept no liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of, or reliance on any of the routes provided.
  • The Green Jersey make no formal representations as to the routes safety; road traffic, animal or weather conditions or availability of provisions and or access to services.
  • The Green Jersey strongly advise that prior to using any of the above routes you check for any road closures and adverse weather conditions. Always ride with care and responsibility

Thank you for taking the time to read this disclaimer.


SportCross is a challenging route that will test your fitness, bike handling skills and bike carrying skills in equal measure! The route has a little bit of everything as you ride between Clitheroe and Gisburn Forest’s man mad singletrack over tarmac roads,  open moorland, farm tracks and bridleway.

30.8 miles

2,825 ft

Gravel Rush

Gravel Rush is our mixed terrain adventure, whether you want an introduction to gravel riding, a good day out or a challenge, there is a Gravel Rush route for you!

The Gravel Rush intro route takes in the forestry trails of both Longridge Fell and returns to Clitheroe via a few of our favourite local trails! This is a great introduction to Gravel riding!

42 miles

4,618 ft

The long Gravel Rush route takes in the forestry trails of both Longridge Fell and takes in Salter fell between the two. On your return to Clitheroe, you will also ride a few of our favourite local trails!

65.8 miles

6,979 ft

The 100 mile Gravel Rush is a real challenge! The route has over 10,000ft of ascent over varied terrain including forestry fire roads, man made trails at Gisburn Forest, Natural trails and sections of the Pennine Bridleway, some of the tarmaced roads are quite challenging too with some steep climbs and descents.

100 miles

10,686 ft

Ronde van Oost Lancashire

The Ronde van Oost Lancashire route is largely based on the original route created by Allan Dorrington of Crossjunkie. The route takes you on a tour of the old cobbled streets of the East Lancashire Mill Towns of Colne, Padiham and Blackburn via the country lanes of the rural landscape that lies between the towns. This 50 mile route climbs 5000ft, including some of Lancashire’s finest ‘Hellingem’ (cobbled climbs)!

53 miles

5,776 ft

Le Grimpeur

Le Grimpeur consists of three challenging routes which incorporate the most notorious climbs in the Ribble Valley and the Bowland Fells.

Challenge yourself to ride one or two of the loops, or ride all three together to gain a place in the Grimpeur hall of fame!

The Pendle Loop begins with a climb over the Nick o’ Pendle and circumnavigates the hill, passing through some of the pendle villages taking in some beautiful views and challenging gradients!

25.5 miles

3,018 ft

The Bowland Fells loop takes in Waddington Fell, Cross of Greet and Bowland Knotts, this is the most scenic of the three routes and features longer, steadier climbs.

42.9 miles

5,574 ft

The Ribble Loop features several short sharp climbs that will test your climbing legs. These climbs include; Birdy Brow, Whalley Nab and Jeffrey Hill, with a few less well known gems on the way back!

55.6 miles

5,740 ft

Its Knott Winter

The It’s Knott Winter route takes in some great scenery along the Yorkshire border and Bowland Knotts which, along with our event taking place towards the end of autumn, gives the route its name. Feel free to ride the route in the summer if you wish!

58.9 miles

5,078 ft

The Bashall Circuit

The Bashall Circuit, often used for road race events and time trials is a great little loop for a short training ride or a great little loop to use when time is short!

11 miles

574 ft

Painter Wood & Stoneyhurst

A fantastic ride for a summer’s evening taking in some great views over towards Longridge fell. There are two moderate climbs on the route: Painter wood and Gallows lane. Both reward you with a great view at the top.

28.2 miles

2,380 ft

Round the Mast

Named after the radio mast which we pass en route, this is one of our favourite evening rides due to the steady nature of the climbing and the stunning views over to the Yorkshire Dales.

28.6 miles

1,972 ft


A scenic route across the border into the Yorkshire Dales to Ribblehead viaduct, via Ingleton, Horton in Ribblesdale and Settle.

66.4 miles


The Asheton Arms, Downham

This is a challenging route with beautiful scenery as you climb Waddington fell ride, via Slaidburn, Wigglesworth and Gisburn, to The Asheton Arms where you can refuel before traversing around Pendle hill and climbing the Nick o’ Pendle and returning to The Green Jersey.

52.8 miles


The Derby Arms, Longridge

This is a moderately challenging and scenic route to The Derby Arms, via Hurst Green and Longridge Fell. The route climbs past Stonyhurst college, where it is reported that JRR Tolkien wrote parts of The Lord Of The Rings. On a sunny day, it certainly feel like you are riding through the Shire!

25.2 miles


The Fenwick, Claughton

A scenic ride to The Fenwick from The Green Jersey via the Bowland villages of Bolton by Bowland, Wigglesworth, Rathmel, Eldroth & Wray, returning via the Trough of Bowland.

72.2 miles