Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, April 29, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - Volunteer Needed

Medium ride – Paul Tindle

Route 31 Ripon, Studley, Hampsthwaite, 34 miles. Some hills.    

Hornbeam, Knaresborough, Farnham, Copgrove, Bishop Monkton, Littlethorpe, through village,L into Dallamires lane (just before bridge to Boroughbridge road), R at T junction,2nd L onto Mawson Street, R at X roads to Heckler Lane (becomes Barefoot St), cross bridge, L into Borrage Lane, follow round Mallorie Park Drive. Join Studley Rd. L to Studley. Up through deer park. (cafes either by lake or at Visitor Centre). Fountains Abbey, L fork up How Hill Road. L at T junction, R to Bishop Thornton, Shaw Mills, over B6165, L at Clint to Hampsthwaite (café) and Knox to Harrogate.

Medium Plus ride - Mark Townend, Steve Smith

Route 135 Stumps Cross, Bolton Abbey, Askwith, 55 miles. Hilly.

Hornbeam, Beckwithshaw, Little Almscliff, R at T Junction. Across A59, pass Menwith Hill on R.H. side. L at crossroads on Menwith Hill Road. At end turn R and follow road to Greenhow. At T-junction turn L and follow sign to Stump Cross (café). Next L through Skyreholme and continue south to Barden Bridge where turn L towards Storiths but cross over pedestrian bridge at Cavendish Pavilion. Go L to Bolton Bridge and follow cycle track that crosses over A59 and heads for Beamsley and then leads straight on to Ilkley. Stay on north side of river and continue in an easterly direction to Askwith and Otley. Follow main road to Pool then R to Castley, Weeton, Kirby Overblow, and to Harrogate.

Long ride - Eric Waters

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.