Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, January 6, 2019

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - Caroline Graham

Medium ride – Justin Keen

Route 66 Little Almscliff and Darley, 25 miles. Hilly

Hornbeam, Burn Bridge, Brackenthwaite Lane to 'top of the world', R, down hill to Beckwithshaw, Little Almscliff Crag, first R on quiet road to B6451, R, past Sun Inn and on (Option R to Pennypot Lane) over A59.  Menwith Hill, straight on down hill (Option R to Birstwith), past Wellington Pub and 1st R into Darley, R, through Birstwith (or L in Birstwith to Clint then down to Hampsthwaite or via Hollybank Woods to Ripley) up hill and at top L and down through Clapham Green, Hampsthwaite, L at Joiners Arms, at end L onto B6161,  R into Grainbeck Lane, over A61, L into Knox Lane,  and up into Harrogate. 

Medium Plus ride - Dave Siswick, Volunteer Needed

Route 166 Boroughbridge, Marton-le-Moor, Ripon 39.7 miles. Mainly flat.

Hornbeam, Low Bridge Knaresborough, Farnham, Copgrove , bridle path, Roecliffe,  Boroughbridge. 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 (cafes). Return via Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Ripley, Greenway, Harrogate. (alternative Burton Leonard, Mountgarret Estate, Nidd, Ripley)

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.