Tag: Old Dalby Test Track

14-Apr-2014 : Second cycle looking at Old Dalby Test Track

Today I put my bike in the back of my car. Then set up to Asfordby in Leicestershire. Then I had a fun cycle around, looking parts of the Old Dalby Test Track, that I did not see last week. Still got many more parts to check out. Since the line is 13.5 miles (21.7 km) in length.

I will now leave you with the route map, elevation graph, route statistics and some of the many photos I took :).

Route map:-

14-04-2014 bike ride

Elevation graph:-

14-04-2014 bike ride elevation graph

Route statistics:-

  • Start time: 1:10 pm.
  • Distance: 21.89 miles.
  • Time: 1:51:39 (h:m:s).
  • Elapsed Time: 4:09:27 (h:m:s).
  • Avg Speed: 11.8 mph.
  • Max Speed: 31.1 mph.
  • Elevation Gain: 517 meters.
  • Min Elevation: 65 meters.
  • Max Elevation: 151 meters.

Data from: Garmin Connect.

Photos from the cycle:-

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Old Dalby Test Track photos : 08-04-2014

Driven past the Old Dalby Test Track so many times! But never before stopped and had a look. Since I was on my bike, made the most of it. I had a look at a very small section of the line between Saxelby Village (bridge 52) and Saxelby tunnel.




Air Shaft to Saxelby Tunnel

More photos from this set can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/england/old-dalby-test-track/.

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