We’re riding clockwise to the West of York. Heading out through Bishopthorpe, Bolton Percy, Tadcaster and Thorner. North to Rigton then East to Bramham for a quick climb then descending in to Clifford and on to Boston Spa. A small section of bike track to Thorpe Arch estate, for a finish with a tail wind to Askham Bryan ending with an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.
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Forecast at the moment to be a chilly start with 15mph wind from the North West. The route this Sunday heads in to the wind West from Tesco through Askham Bryan and Askham Richard. North through Rufforth and towards Hessay then West to Tockwith. Hopefully the wind behind us South to Thorpe Arch, Boston Spa and Clifford for a small climb at Windmill Hill. East from there to Tadcaster, walking over the bridge and carrying on to Bolton Percy and Appleton Roebuck. Back in to York through Bishopthorpe and over the Millenium bridge for an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.
The weather looks nice for the ride this Sunday. Leaving from Tesco in at least 2 groups West on the bike path down the side of the A64 until the Buckles Inn. Then through Bilbrough and Catterton to Tadcaster. A brief walk over the bridge at Tadcaster to carry on to Bramham. South West through Thorner taking care at the A58 junction and right turn just before Shadwell. North from there up and down on various small roads to join the main road briefly at Wike Lane. Coming back East through Rigton and up a climb from the TDY on to some quiet roads back towards Bramham. A short climb from there up to Clifford, Boston Spa, Thorpe Arch and Walton. Wighill, Healaugh, Askham Richard and Askham Bryan and back at Tesco. With an optional Cafe visit for coffee and cake afterwards.
Sundays ride sees us visit Towton Battlefield that saw war on Easter Sunday in 1461. Don’t forget the clocks go forward. Leaving West from York through Askham Bryan, Healaugh, and Wighill. Then South past Thorpe Arch, Boston Spa, Clifford and Bramham. Then East from Aberford, Towton, Ulleskelf, Ryther and Cawood. North from there through Stillingfleet, Naburn and in to Fulford. Stopping at a cafe for coffee & cake afterwards.
Sundays ride takes us on familiar roads to the West of York and then some new ones. Heading out through Askham Bryan, Healaugh, Wighill, Thorpe Arch, and Boston Spa. New roads and a steady climb to Collingham, Linton, Sicklinghall, Barrowby and Kirkby Overblow. Then winding back towards York through Spofforth, North Deighton, Cowthorpe, Tockwith, Long Marston and Rufforth. Stop at a cafe for coffee & cake afterwards.