Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, August 19, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - Volunteer Needed

Medium ride – Neil Pell

Littlethorpe, Marton-le-Moor, Boroughbridge 36miles. Fairly flat.

Greenway to Ripley, Markington, Second left in Markington and over the A61 to Bishop Monkton. Littlethorpe, Turn R on B6265 and after crossing river take next L to Copt Hewick. R in Copt Hewick, R at T junction and R again to Marton-le-Moor.L in Marton to cross over A1(M) Turn R and next R to Kirby Hill. At T junction turn L.Optional coffee stop Listers, return via Boroughbridge, Staveley and Knaresborough approx. 36miles. (NOTE various options to shorten route if necessary)

Medium Plus ride – Liz Frederiksen, Volunteer Needed

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 - Richard Leake

Boroughbridge Dalton Thirsk (cafe) Knayton Borrowby Kirby Sigston Thimbleby Osmotherley Hawnby (lunch) Murton Bank Gliding Club Coxwold Easingwold Aldwark Bridge Arkendale
88 miles, mainly flat but some lumps in middle.  Heather should be optimal on the best road in the NY moors.

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.