Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, April 22, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - Jean Battison

Hornbeam to Knaresborough low Bridge, Abbey Road, Wetherby Road, Chain Lane, Halfpenny Lane, Boroughbridge Road to Farnham, Lingerfield, Scriven, Knaresborough for a cafe stop and then back to Harrogate whichever route anyone fancies.

Can be made longer from Farnham to Copgrove, Bishop Monkton, cross A61 to Markington, Drovers Crossroads,  Ripley and Greenway home. Cafe stop can be Cascades? or Ripley.


Medium ride – Neil Pell

Route 171 Great Ouseburn, Whixley, Walshford, 34miles. Mainly flat.

Hornbeam, Knaresborough Low Bridge, Farnham, Ferrensby, Arkendale. Over A1(M) and L on A168 then R past Marton. R on B6265 and next L into Great Ouseburn. Follow road through Thorpe Underwood, Straight on over B6265. L towards Whixley, and continue straight on at Whixley to the A59 Cross over to Cattal where turn R to Hunsingore and cross over A1(M) into Walshford. Use the cycle track down the side of the A168 (off road) until next junction. R and R to Little Ribston, L to Spofforth and return to Hornbeam via Follifoot and Rudding Park.


Medium Plus ride - Michael Inglis, Steve Wright

Route 57 Dunkeswick, Stainburn Woods, Clapham Green, 50 miles. Hilly.

Burn Bridge to A61, R over roundabout and L Walton Head Lane. Kirkby Overblow, Dunkeswick, Leathley, Lindley, Stainburn Woods, Little Alms Cliff, Norwood, R on B6451 to A59 crossing.  R on Menwith Hill Road, Swarcliffe, New Road, Clapham Green, Hampsthwaite (café), cross A59 and continue to Pennypot Lane. L, down and up hill to Harlow Moor Drive and into Harrogate. 


Long ride - Richard Leake

All rides are at your own risk. Please ensure that you have your own third party insurance (check your house insurance) and consider Cycling UK membership.