Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, December 16, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Wheel Easy Xmas Lunch at Harrogate Hockey Club.

Short/Beginners ride - Sue Downes

Medium ride – Justin Keen

Cobby Syke Road, Meagill Lane, Menwith, Staupes 28 miles. Hilly.

Squinting Cat, Little Almscliffe, R along Watson’s Lane. R at T junction to pass the Sun Inn.  L down Wydra Lane, at top of hill turn R on Cobby Sike Road (past Farm Shop Café) . L at T junc with A59 (caution – fast traffic!) then R on Meagill Lane. Turn R at Greenhow Hill Road and R again on Menwith Hill Road, past Menwith Base then 1st R. Look out for and take L turn signed Kettlesing. R on Staupes Road (signed Kettlesing and Birstwith). Cross over a road junction to Crow Hill Lane. R down unsignposted lane (caution – Pot Holes!).  L at junction with Back Lane to Clapham Green then R to Hampsthwaite (Cafe) Return to Harrogate along Hollins Lane to Killinghall and Knox Bridge.

Medium Plus ride - Peter Jackson, Volunteer Needed

Route 78 Arkendale, Boroughbridge, Ripon, Bishop Monkton, 44 miles. Flat.

Route Map Hornbeam, Low Bridge, Knaresborough, Abbey Road, Chain Lane, Farnham, Ferrensby, Arkendale, Marton, Great Ouseburn, quiet back lane to Upper Dunsforth, Lower Dunsforth, Aldborough and Boroughbridge (café). Langthorpe, Skelton-on-Ure, Ripon (café). Return to Harrogate via Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton and Knaresborough.

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.