Icons of cycling: The Buxton CC Mountain Time Trial

One of Britain’s toughest events, cycling’s finest have tested their legs at the Buxton CC mountain TT. This year's event takes place on Good Friday, March 30 2018 - Photo by Andy Jones

Sarah Storey in the Buxton CC mountain time trial (Image: Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

On the morning of Friday April 18, 2014, 138 riders assembled in the village of Longnor, near Buxton in Derbyshire, for the start of the Buxton CC Mountain Time Trial.

In the 42 years since the club had first organised the event it had come to be regarded as one of the most challenging time trials in the country, attracting some top names keen to test their legs on the hilly terrain.

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