We’re riding clockwise to the North West of York. The number of Groups, will depend on the number of people riding. There could be the option of a shorter or longer route too.
Negotiating some back roads to get out to Acomb, carefully over the Bypass to Rufforth and Long Marston. Quieter roads from there to Tockwith and turning in to the wind for Cattal. Crossing the A59 with care for the gentle climb to Whixley. Small section on the B6265 where the routes split. Shorter route takes the turn after our usual one for Great Ouseburn. The longer route climbs up to Marton then round to Lower and Upper Dunsforth to re-join at Great Ouseburn. Both routes go over Aldwark Toll Bridge, up to Aldwark then looping round South through Tollerton for the newish road surface and the wind pushing us back home. Usual section through Overton, then wind assisted down the A19 again in to Bootham.
There will be an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.
We’re riding clockwise to the North of York. Heading out on the A19 towards Skelton, turning left through Overton, Tollerton and Alne. In to Easingwold then turning East just before Oulston, up Milking Hill climbing to Yearsley. A quick descent in to Brandsby, taking care on the corners and care needed again East out of Brandsby for gravel on the corner. Quiet road through Stearsby and Whenby, then joining the busier road up to Sheriff Hutton. Back in to York through Strensall and Huntingon ending with an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.
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Mudguards are now required to ride with the club. We’re riding clockwise to the North West of York. Heading West to Askham Bryan, Askham Richard, Rufforth, Tockwith and North to Cattal. Crossing the A59 carefully for a small climb to Whixley. East to Great Ouseburn, Aldwark, and Tollerton. If the roads are ok we’ll head South to Newton On Ouse and through Beningbrough Hall. If not we’ll stay out on High Moor Road in towards Shipton. Right at the railway bridge towards Overton. on to the A19 all the way back in to York for an optional cafe stop at Your Bike Shed.
The club ride this Sunday is clockwise to the North of York. Heading in to York on Tadcaster Road then out on the A19 to the North as far as Skelton. Then on quieter roads through Overton, Tollerton, Alne, and Easingwold. East from there to Stillington and mostly South from there to make use of the forecasted tailwind. Back in to York via Sutton on the Forest, Strensall, the back of Haxby and New Earswick for an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.
Sunday’s club ride looks another sunny one after a chilly start. We’re heading West out through Rufforth (avoiding the Vale of York run). Then once off the main road we head through Long Marston, Tockwith and over the river to Cattal. Then onwards and upwards through Whixley for a bit on the main road, before much quieter ones through Marton Cum Grafton, to our Northern most point at Aldwark. A good descent South from there to Lower Dunsforth, Upper Dunsforth and Great Ouseburn. Heading East from there over the Toll Bridge and briskly through Linton on Ouse, Newton on Ouse and through Beningbrough Hall estate. Keeping off the main road through the back roads at Overton and a straight finish from there back to York. Optional Cafe visit afterwards for Coffee and cake. Unless anybody wants to stop off in Beningbrough.
Sundays ride looks a chilly one to Easingwold. It’s a repeat of a previous ride but we may head through town if that makes it easier for people to join us at the Art Gallery and Rawcliffe Park and Ride. Out on the A19 then through Overton, Tollerton, Alne and Easingwold. Then back South through Huby, Sutton on Forest, Strensall and New Earswick. Stop at a cafe for coffee & cake afterwards.
Sundays ride looks to be a very cold one. We head West out of York through Askham Bryan, Askham Richard, Catterton, Healaugh. Then North past Bickerton and Cattal if the bridge is ok. Hunsingore, Whixley and on to Little Ouseburn. Over the toll bridge near Aldwark if all is well and back in to York through Linton-on-Ouse, Newton upon Ouse, Overton and Skelton. An optional stop at a cafe for warmth, coffee & cake afterwards.