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Stage 2: Derby to Leicester – South Midlands

Stage 2: Derby to Leicester – South Midlands

34.9 mi
10.1 mph
1,200 ft
1,175 ft
Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.


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Includes a segment that goes up or down a series of steps

You may need to carry your bike.

3 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.43 mi

The Silk Mill and Cathedral Green

Bike Touring Highlight

6.20 mi

Trent & Mersey canal towpath

Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

9.69 mi

Cloud Trail cycle network

Road Cycling Highlight

25.4 mi

Thornton Reservoir

Bike Touring Highlight

34.9 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Singletrack: 0.85 mi
Path: 344 yd
Cycleway: 21.1 mi
Street: 1.89 mi
Road: 10.8 mi
State Road: < 109 yd


Unpaved: 0.88 mi
Compacted Gravel: 2.44 mi
Cobblestones: 146 yd
Paved: 10.7 mi
Asphalt: 20.7 mi
Unknown: 167 yd

Weather Forecast


Amy planned a bike ride.

May 13, 2020


  • Amy

    Stage 2 is another great ride connecting two historic cities – Derby and Leicester. With 32.7 miles (52.6 km) and 1,200 feet (370 m) to pedal, today is your longest day in the saddle.


    From Derby’s interesting centre, a cycle path along the River Derwent winds through the city suburbs where you join the

    June 19, 2020

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