Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, June 10, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides


Anniversary Rides 

All rides trying to arrive in Ripon at approximately 2pm for afternoon tea at Spa Gardens.  

Routes home may vary and to be decided on the day as there are many options.

Short Ride Meet at Hornbeam at 11.30 - Caroline Graham

Hornbeam to Knaresborough via the shortest route. Bond End at Knaresborough to Boroughbridge Road. Anyone who does not want to do the full distance can meet the group at Conyingham Hall or further along Boroughbridge Road. From Boroughbridge Road to Farnham, Copgrove, Bishop Monkton, Littlethorpe, Ripon Spa Gardens.

Medium Ride (1) Meet at Hornbeam at 10.30 - Geraldine Bynoe, Joe Smith

Route 131 Copgrove, Boroughbridge, Skelton, Ripon, Littlethorpe, Lingerfield, 35 miles

Hornbeam, Knaresborough Low Bridge, Farnham, Copgrove, bridlepath towards Roecliffe, and turn R under the A1(M) and into Boroughbridge(cafe). L in Boroughbridge up to the roundabout where turn R. L to Langthorpe and Skelton. At B6265 L past Ripon Racecourse and through Ripon to Spa Gardens. Distance 21 miles, fairly flat. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27008801

Medium Ride (2) Meet at Hornbeam at 10:30 - Dave Marson

Hornbeam, Low Bridge Knaresborough, Farnham, Arkendale, Ouseburn, Dunsforths, Aldborough  Boroughbridge (cafe). In Boroughbridge cross river to roundabout and head north towards Dishforth. At T junction just to S of airfield turn L and cross A1(M) to Marton-le-Moor where turn R to Marrow Flatts Farm. Turn L, passing through Sharow into Ripon (Spa Gardens). Distance 28 miles, some uphill. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27008842

Medium Ride (3) Meet at Hornbeam at 10:30

Route 102 

Hornbeam, Greenway, Ripley, Hollybank Woods, Clint. L at B6165 towards Burnt Yates. Take R fork signposted Brimham Rocks, R at X roads to Brimham Rocks. L on B6265, down hill and first R, then first R up onto Dallowgill Moor, R towards Grantley. L in Grantley and R to Low Grantley and continue to B6265. L and R onto Moor Lane. L into Studley Park.  Continue along Church Walk, R through gate down through Deer Park. Ripon (Spa Gardens). Distance 23 miles, hilly. No café stops. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27008922

Medium Plus Ride Meet at Hornbeam at 9:30

Hornbeam, Knaresborough, Arkendale, Marton, Great Ouseburn, Aldwark Bridge, right to Newton-on-Ouse, left to Tollerton, Flawith, Tholthorpe, Raskelf: 

Return through Raskelf, Brafferton, right to Cundall straight on to Asenby, Rainton, left towards Dishforth, A 168 to Marrow Flatts Farm and straight on through Sharow to Ripon and Spa Gardens.  Approx. 43 miles  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27009015

Medium Plus Ride (Alternative) Meet at Hornbeam at 9:30 - Gia Margolis, Peter Jackson, Michael Inglis

Hornbeam, Knaresborough, Arkendale, Marton, Great Ouseburn, Aldwark Bridge, right to Newton-on-Ouse, left to Tollerton, R Station Road, A19, Huby, Easingwold (Café), Raskelf, Brafferton, right to Cundall straight on to Asenby, Rainton, left towards Dishforth, A 168 to Marrow Flatts Farm and straight on through Sharow to Ripon and Spa Gardens. Distance 47 miles. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27010634

Long Ride Meet at Hornbeam at 9:30 - Volunteer Needed

Hornbeam, Knox Bridge, Hampsthwaite, Shaw Mills, Bishop Thornton, Fountains, Aldfield, Winksley, Kirkby Malzeard, Grewelthorpe, Masham, (depending on time additional loop to take in Ellingstring and Jervaulux) Thornton Watlass, Snape, Carthorpe, Kirklington, Wath, Nunwick, Ripon Spa Gardens. 

All return routes to Harrogate to be decided on the day but options are:

-Return via Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton, Copgrove, Farnham, Knaresborough, Harrogate.

-Return via Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Ripley, Greenway, Harrogate. (alternative Burton Leonard, Mountgarret Estate, Nidd, Ripley)

-Return via Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton, Occaney, Farnham, Lingerfield, Knaresborough, Harrogate.

-Return via Studley Deer Park, Watergate Lane, Bishop Thornton, Ripley, Greenway, Harrogate

Disclaimer:
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.