Lotus in the Peak 2020 10th - 12th July

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LITP 2020 tickets are now available from the MLOC store.
For a change this year I'm considering doing the classic run. Ive done the intermediate runs in previous years and for the first two years it was great, fast enough to be exciting but not so fast that I was constantly struggling foot to the floor to keep up. Unfortunately for the last three years the group leader has either been in an Exige or an Evora and seems to have been determined to demonstrate their superior handling and power. I like a spirted blast but two hours flat out gets a bit much ( maybe I'm getting old :lol: ). Also i Iike the idea of following some Lotus classics for a change rather than and endless line of Elises.

I cant remember if any of our group has done the classic run, but if you did what was it like? Spirited are just slow? Better scenery or much the same?

What are peoples thoughts on trying the classic run this year?

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After a superfast Medium run in 2018 Claire and I opted to do the Slow run in 2019 and found it enjoyable. If I remember correctly I think the Classic run is a shorter route than the Fast, Medium and Slow runs. I've been refused the weekend off work so we'll not be able to make it to this year's event.
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I've booked on the slo- sorry, the Classic run this year.
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Looks like Kev Jerry and Phil are all going to give the classic run a try this year. It starts at Hassop so Jerry and I are currently looking for a suitable place to stay.

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KevW wrote:After a superfast Medium run in 2018 Claire and I opted to do the Slow run in 2019 and found it enjoyable. If I remember correctly I think the Classic run is a shorter route than the Fast, Medium and Slow runs. I've been refused the weekend off work so we'll not be able to make it to this year's event.

Sorry to hear that Kev :cry:
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Hi Guys! I'll be there - hopefully - this year. Sans Elite though - can't see me getting it drivable by then :roll:. Hoping Stu's passenger seat is free again :D

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I've booked on the classic run. Looking forward to the extra hour in bed 8) Didn't book a breakfast after all the queuing last year. Seemed it might be quicker to go to the other counter and just order one. Looking forward to it.
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KevW wrote:I've been refused the weekend off work so we'll not be able to make it to this year's event.
the Lotus Drivers Club have one 2 weeks before......if you want a run round the peak district

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Pete Boole wrote:... Hoping Stu's passenger seat is free again :D

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It's only reserved for Olly now!
Umm! What to do next?

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Classic run booked Now looking for accommodation near the Hassop start point.

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shaunw wrote:Classic run booked Now looking for accommodation near the Hassop start point.

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Jerry, Di, Carol and I are booked into Bagshaw Hall in Bakewell. There are still rooms available but from what I can make out they will get taken pretty quickly.

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Just tried all booked..............
Umm! What to do next?

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We are booked into the YHA at Hartington Hall, near the Charles Cotton hotel for the Friday night BBQ. There are premium rooms at the YHA, it's not all dormitories!
https://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/yha-hartington-hall
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Just got the last room at the Bagshaw! Looks like a quirky place! Need to book a restaurant nearer the time.

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Pete Boole wrote:Just got the last room at the Bagshaw! Looks like a quirky place! Need to book a restaurant nearer the time.

Pete
Maybe they just didn't like the sound of Stu then :wink: :lol:
Yes will need to book a restaurant but there should be loads in Bakewell.................shouldn't there?
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