fredwhitton Photos & Videos

1 day ago

So here's the excuse, looking at the trend - if I skip The Fred next year and ride the year after I'll be #2021 in 2021, yes? #fredwhitton

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1 day ago

So we did the second half of the #fredwhitton today, and this time I was prepared for what a pass was. Plus I had done my research and still went willingly knowing there was a notoriously hard long 30% climb. Hardknott pass was a beast but we made it up! (Wrynose, we conquered you too) #hardknottpass #feelingstrong #cycling #wibblewobblelegs

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2 days ago

@jacktalbotphotos failing to believe that β€œThere is only 300m left” to the top of Hardknott. Nice detailing on his right sock to describe the final 3 climbs of the #fredwhitton β€œHell” πŸ₯΅πŸ”πŸš΄πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’¨πŸ’₯ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #cycling #climbing #lakesroadclub #hardknott #wahooligan #lakedistrict

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2 days ago

Loved the addition of Blea TarnπŸ‘Œduring my last Fred Whitton ride, back in 2018. My time of 8hrs 23mins 52secs including stops, smashed my previous best by over 56 minutes 🚴πŸ’ͺ Hope to return next year fitter and stronger πŸ’ͺ, as I try to regain my fitness and confidence after suffering a bad wrist break, from back in Dec 18 πŸ˜©πŸ€• This was after coming off my bike. Watch this space for updates on my progress πŸ‘ŠπŸ’ͺ #adrenalinerush #cycling #cyclist #cumbria #freedom #fredwhitton #greenery #bleatarn #landscape #lakedistrict #lovecycling #outsideisfree #roadcycling #roadslikethese #scenic #stravacycling #thegreatoutdoors #challengeyourself #fromlakelandwithlove #fitnessmotivation #pushyourself #ride_the_lakes #thelakelanders #feelingawesome #personalbest #niceday #goprophotography #goodtimes #brokenwrist #roadtorecovery

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3 days ago

Hardknott Pass never gets easier - especially after 100 miles of Lakeland cols - but the support out on the road during the Fred Whitton is a helpful boost, and is what makes it such a special day out. . Huge thanks to Dan @cadence_images for some beautiful shots πŸ“Έ . . #fredwhitton #agoodeffort #gurn #shouldvefitteda32 #roadbike #roadie #bikelife #ridebikes #cycling #strava #stravacycling #strive #lakedistrict #lakeslife #ridethelakes #inmyelemnt #wahooligan #bikeporn #trek #dropbarsnotbombs #fromwhereiride #lifebehindbars #roadslikethese #wheelbaselakedistrict

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3 days ago

Suffering last weekend so you don’t have to... Also: www.justgiving.com/STRACHANSFRED3 Posted @withrepost β€’ @strachmcc Basically I’m not prepared to ride up Hardknott Pass unless there are at least two photographers present. . . www.justgiving.com/STRACHANSFRED3 . . . #cycling #roadcycling #fredwhitton #hardknottpass #fredwhittonchallenge #lakedistrict #thelakedistrict #shutuplegs #painface #outsideisfree #getoutside #outdoors #explore #adventure #wtmtm #sundayfunday #lifebehindbars #whereiride #fromwhereiride #nwisbest #northwestisbest @veloclubwalcot

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3 days ago

I remembered on Sunday why I LOVE cycling so much! I decided quite late Friday night β€˜YOLO’ and got a train up to the Lake District to Ride the β€˜Fred Whitton’ - 183km, 3,900M climbing. . . Before this, I wasn’t sure I would cycle as I was nervous I would injure myself more. But, in an inspired moment from some of the amazing achievements of the girls in my cycling club ( @abbierlloyd - I followed your pain management plan! πŸ˜‰) I figured, if they can cycle 400k in a day, I can cycle this, right?! . . I was extremely humbled by all the amazing people I met on the route, cheering and encouraging total strangers to β€˜carry on peddling’. Hardknott pass really is β€˜the wall!’ I’ve felt so grateful this week - thanks Fred, thanks Clapham Chasers, thanks cycling πŸ’– . . . #cycling #fredwhittonchallenge #fredwhitton #ironman #ironmantraining #thesegirlscan #lakedistrict #lakedistrictuk #thewall #hardknottpass #claphamchasers #triathlontraining

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3 days ago

Where does this road disappear to? Looking north(ish) from the top of Newlands Pass.

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3 days ago

Maybe we should stay in the Lakes for 6 months............ JUST KIDDING! But had a tough old cycle today following the #fredwhitton route. We only did the 3 out of the 6 passes (kirkstone, Honiston and Newlands) but 120km and 2000 metres ascent is enough for me! I didn't even know what a pass was until today, now I am very clear that I never want to do another one again! Well not until tomorrow! πŸ™ˆ #cycling #fredwhitton

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4 days ago

After a full day of cycling the lady in the Thai market sold me this banana...not sure my face is happy because of how cute it is or pondering how many calories are in it...like 12?! . SUGGESTIONS MUCH APPRECIATED. . Im planning on doing some big miles over the weekend...that means no time to stop n eat. My go to snacks while riding tend to be... PB & J wrap Energy bites Bananas . Looking to spice up my selection a bit...what does anyone else eat while riding?

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4 days ago

We don’t think we saw anyone not in their lowest gear on the weekend - the brutality of Hardknott πŸ₯΅πŸš΄πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈβš™οΈ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #cycling #hardknott #fredwhitton #climbing #motivation #toughstuff #grind

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4 days ago

β€œTraining” in preparation for our epic trip we decided it would be great idea to ride β€œThe Fred Whitton” Steep technical climbs over some of the UK hardest passes. Perfect training for what’s to come. We are now 3 weeks out from our trip from home ( Yorkshire to Mt. Ventoux ) 2 riders, 1200miles, 100’000ft ascent, 7 countries, over 10days of self assisted travel via the alps. Raising money for @candlelightersyorkshire link in profile. Please help and donate to this amazing charity helping children and there families dealing with child cancer. Every penny helps. #cycling #challenge #raise #charity #funds #candlelighters #beatcancer #help #ride #roadtoventoux @wheelbase.co.uk #fredwhitton #training #nevergiveup @andynorth1 @truecycling @ridecannondale

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4 days ago

Completing #fredwhitton at the weekend was an unforgettable experience and at times simply brutal. This is what makes this sportive so special, challenging and in a league of its own. The spirit of the fellow riders, the support I received from back home and the reception from spectators and locals was unbelievable! The marshals who dedicated their time were incredible. What a challenge that I was humbled to be part of #spinning #cycling #hills #lakedistrict #cowbells

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4 days ago

One year ago - Just a typical Monday morning at work πŸ˜ƒ. I still had tired legs, after riding the Fred Whitton the previous day, but I thought I’d treat myself to enjoyable hike up Loughrigg Fell, and back to Ambleside, via Rydal Cave πŸ‘Œβœ…πŸ˜ƒ #cyclist #cumbria #freedom #fredwhitton #greenery #landscape #lakedistrict #outsideisfree #scenic #thegreatoutdoors #challengeyourself #fromlakelandwithlove #fitnessmotivation #pushyourself #thelakelanders #hills #feelingawesome #niceday #amazingview #beautifuldestinations #dayslikethese #loughriggfell #rydalcaves #bluebells #lambs #recoveryday #hiking #reflection #waterview #goodtimes

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4 days ago

A perfect break in the Lake District, many hills, much sunshine, brilliant company. I'm a convert! All in preparation for cycling Lands End to John o' Groats in September to raise funds for for @theredboxproject and @helprefugees #cyclinglife #getoutandride #fromwhereiride #womenscycling #womenwhoride #outdoorsisfree #lakedistrict #hillsforbreakfast #rideacrossbritain #lejog2019 #rab2019 #specializedwomens Β  #fredwhitton #lanesnotlaps #colddarknorth #hills #rideacrossbritain2019

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5 days ago

Ever thought about doing The Fred Whitton Challenge? Just an annual casual spin around the Lake District on the 2nd Weekend of May... ELV had two Fred’ders (just made that up) complete it this Sunday gone and you know what, one of them even came 6th! 6th 😳... that’s basically like being a pro (just made that up... you have to have a contract with a pro team before being pro). If you want to know what it’s like to ride up Hardknott at 93miles into the ride then I would seek out this chap and ask him! He wasn’t the only one... lots of bodies break at this point and you have to just admit your walking or hang on for dear dear life! It ain’t pretty but what’s the fun in easy!! If you want a challenge that most people would avoid - keep an eye out for the ballot next year and get your name down. You really really really won’t be disappointed (unless the weather is a shocker and you get wet and cold in the first mile 😬) #elv #eastlondonvelo #thefred #fredwhitton #fredwhittonchallenge #challenge #brutal #lakedistrict #climbing #cycling #cyclist #cyclinglife #cycle #sportive #event #dontstop #strength #endurance #fitness #motivation #training #uphill #slog #amazing #hardknottpass #hardestclimb #cycleteam #sport #instacycling

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5 days ago

Delighted to have passed the Β£4,000 fundraising mark today for @nwairambulance Including Gift Aid, the total is currently Β£4,661 plus a bit more to come hopefully in pledges. So grateful to all who have sponsored me for this great cause. This is me hitting the 30% climbs on #hardknottpass during the #fredwhittonchallenge on 12 May 2019. (I’m the one still on my bike!) πŸš΅β€β™‚οΈ @dolanbikesuk πŸ“Έ @stevefleming1 πŸ•Ά @oakleybike.

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5 days ago

Beautiful images from last weekend's Fred Whitton Challenge captured by our very talented friend @cadence_images ! . . Dan was stationed up around Wrynose and Hardknott for much of the day. Go check out his profile for some gorgeous shots of the Lakes and beyond. A good effort lad! . . #FredWhitton #cycling #fredwhitton2019 #fredwhittonchallenge #thelakes #lakedistrict #cumbria #colddarknorth #kirkstonepass #honisterpass #newlandshause #whinlatterpass #hardknottpass #wrynosepass #bleatarn #lanesnotlaps #agoodeffort

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5 days ago

The @harrogatenova Pain Train! πŸš‚πŸšƒπŸšƒπŸšƒ It’s always amazing to hear the encouragement and teamwork on Hardknott during the Fred; friends and strangers trying to convince riders that the pain is nearly over! πŸ”πŸš΄πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ₯΅πŸ‘ŒπŸ»β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #cycling #climbing #hardknott #lakedistrict #fredwhitton #motivation #power

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5 days ago

We have the best customers and friends here at the Yorkshire Cycle Hub. Andy (man in the photo) offered his services to drive to Keswick and help with some marshalling for the Fred Whitton Sportive. Grasping this task full of enthusiasm, Andy wanted to take our banner with him to do us some advertising. Thank you so much Andy πŸ‘ #bestcustomers #aboveandbeyond #freesliceofcake #fredwhitton #familytime #yorkshiremountainbiking #yorkshiremtb #britishcycling #welcometoyorkshire #mountainbiking #mountainbike #roadie #roadcycling #tourofyorkshire #loamlife #enduro #northyorkmoors Β  #yorkshire #fryupdale #hublife #ionlyridepark #naturaltrails #trailcentre #girlswhoride #mtblife #outsidesfree #yorkshirelife #getoutandride #dogfriendlycafe #bikefriendlycafe

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