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9.30am Short, medium and long rides
Short/Beginners ride - Nicky & Graham Holden
Medium ride - Geraldine Bynoe, Joe Smith
Route 159 Blubberhouses, Timble, Menwith Hill, 29miles.
Hornbeam. Beckwithshaw, Little Almscliffe, Fewston, Timble, then at main road turn R to Blubberhouses. R on A59, and L up Hardisty Hill (steep). 2nd R on to Menwith Hill Road and continue past Menwith Hill and straight on to Meg Gate where R to Clapham Green and Hampsthwaite (cafe), Killinghall, Greenway, Hornbeam.
(Alternative R just past Menwith Hill, L through Staupes, straight on at X roads, L at Y junction, R at X roads, L and L to Meg Gate and R to Clapham Green etc. Lovely quiet route)
Medium Plus ride - Helen and Keith Tate
Route 123 Snape, Masham, Ripon, Knaresborough, 59miles.
Usual route from Hornbeam to Knaresborough, Farnham, Bishop Monkton, Littlethorpe, Ripon. Follow A6108 through Ripon (North St, North Rd) up hill to footpath alongside A61, L at top to Norton Conyers. In Wath first L to Thornborough, L on B6267 and almost immediately R towards Carthorpe. L on Salmon Lane to Snape. Through village to T junction, R and L up Moor Lane, cross B6268 and down hill to T junction, L and after 1 mile approx R into Masham. L into Market Place, L along Park St, R into Swinton Terrace, Swinton Rd, up hill through Warthersmarske, first L and keep L to Nutwith Lane, Grewelthorpe, follow signs to Ripon. Return on same route as earlier in day (straight down Sandy Bank after Occaney), to Knaresborough. Up A59 cycle path to Harrogate, R on Bogs Lane, Kingsley Drive and into Harrogate.
Long ride - John Hackett
All rides are at your own risk. Please ensure that you have your own third party insurance (check your house insurance) and consider CTC membership.