Keswick Mountain Rescue Team were called out to Honister Pass on Saturday following a cyclist suffering severe injuries. He sadly died at the scene.
A spokesperson from KMRT said:
"A 27 year old cyclist was descending Honister Pass with his friend, on a dry and sunny day, when he lost control of the bike and fell suffering severe injuries.
"Two passing off-duty medics immediately provided assistance and in a short time Cumbria police, mountain rescue, and air ambulance teams arrived and tried to resusitate the casualty.