Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, August 12, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - Volunteer Needed

Medium ride – Dave Marson

Route 100 Timble, Blubberhouses, Thruscross, 30 miles. (hilly)

Hornbeam. Usual route to Timble, but at main road turn R to Blubberhouses. Cross straight over A59 and up some steep hills. R on Reservoir Road, continue to Stone House pub, straight over down Harper Lane, R to Thornthwaite, continue to B6451, L to Darley, R along Main Street, continue to Birstwith, up hill to Clapham Green, down to Hampsthwaite (cafe), back to Harrogate. (Or from Birstwith up to Clint and Greenway back to Harrogate.)

Alternative straight on at Reservoir Road and continue round the top of the reservoir to the T junction, turn R (heading back towards Blubberhouses) and L on Delves Ridge. Straight on past Menwith Hill until Meg Gate where you turn R to Clapham Green and down to Hampsthwaite. Slightly longer but less hilly!

Medium Plus ride - Monica & David Webber

Thirsk 54 miles. Fairly flat.

Knaresborough, Farnham, Staveley, Minskip, Boroughbridge, Thornton Bridge, Sessay, Dalton, Sowerby, Thirsk - return same route to Dalton, Topcliffe, Asenby, Cundall, Norton Le Clay, Boroughbridge, back to Harrogate by same route as outward. (Possible café Yorks of Thirsk on the Market Place) 

Long ride - Phil Stell

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.