Monsal Hill-Climb has record number of entries for 2017 event

Classic hill-climb in the Derbyshire Peak District has attracted a record entry list of 190 riders

Russell Downing, Monsal Hill-Climb 2016

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

The 2017 edition of the Monsal Hill-Climb has a full entry list of 190 riders, the most that the classic annual event has ever fielded.

The 87th running of the event takes place on Sunday, October 1, and is a mainstay of the short British hill-climb season. Evidently, the race's popularity is still growing and organiser Sheffrec Cycling Club says the age range of competitors this year is six to 56.

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