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YRCC Ride 198

YRCC Ride 198

YRCC Ride 198 (Easter Sunday ride to Towton Moor Battlefield)

Date: 01/04/2018 | Time: 9am | Distance: 37.0 mi | Elevation Gain: 739ft| Ride Type: Road

We’re riding Clockwise to the South West of York. The number of groups, will depend on the number of people riding.

Current forecast looks cool for the start of the ride 4C warming up to 6C, 10mph wind from the North. We head South with the wind on the A19 then turn right to Stillingfleet. Through Cawood and head West through Biggin to Church Fenton. Taking care at the junction for a small section of main road to turn off and climb gently to Saxton and in to the wind passing Towton Moor Memorial then downhill towards Tadcaster. Up to Healaugh and East in to York through Askham Bryan and Tadcaster Road.

Optional Coffee stop after the ride at Cycle Heaven.

Routes:-

Route on the members Strava club – Club ride

Route on the members Garmin Club – Club ride

GPX file – Please export it from one of the above links. Or the calendar on the website

YRCC Ride 191

YRCC Ride 191

YRCC Ride 191

Date: 28/01/2018 | Time: 9am | Distance: 40.2 mi | Elevation Gain: 1270ft | Ride Type: Road

Full mudguards are required to ride with the club until the clocks change at the end of March. We’re riding Anti Clockwise to the South West of York. The number of groups, will depend on the number of people riding.

Could we see a few people wearing shorts? Current forecast suggests no ice, cloudy but dry 8-12C with 12mph wind from the South West to help us back in to York. Leaving over the Millennium bridge making our way out on Tadcaster road to Askham Bryan and Thorpe Arch. Over Boston Spa bridge possibly in to a bit of a headwind to Clifford and up Windmill Road to Bramham. South on Paradise Way and carefully across the big roundabout to Aberford. Turning East to make use of the breeze back home on the ups and downs to Towton. Rolling in to Tadcaster then Bolton Percy, Appleton Roebuck and back to the start through Bishopthorpe.

Optional Coffee stop after the ride at Cycle Heaven.

Routes:-

Route on the members Strava club – Club ride

Route on the members Garmin Club – Club ride

GPX file – Please export it from one of the above links. Or the calendar on the website

YRCC ride 189

YRCC ride 189

YRCC Ride 189

Date: 14/01/2018 | Time: 9am | Distance: 35.9 mi | Elevation Gain: 760ft | Ride Type: Road

Full mudguards are required to ride with the club through Winter. We’re riding Anti Clockwise to the South West of York. The number of Groups, will depend on the number of people riding.

Forecast suggests a Cool, cloudy 3C with 10mph wind from the South to help us back in to York. Leaving over the Millennium bridge then South through Acaster Malbis heading West to Bolton Percy and Tadcaster. South to Towton, Saxton then East to Church Fenton and Biggin. Wind assisted to Cawood, Stillingfleet and back to the start.

Optional Coffee stop after the ride at Cycle Heaven.

Routes:-

Route on the members Strava club – Club ride

Route on the members Garmin Club – Club ride

GPX file – Please export it from one of the above links. Or the calendar on the website

YRCC Ride 165

YRCC Ride 165

YRCC Ride 165

Date: 30/07/2017 | Time: 9am | Distance: 40.5mi | Elevation Gain: 1317ft | Ride Type: Road

We’re riding anti clockwise to the South West of York. Over the bridge and out of York on Tadcaster Road to Askham Bryan and out to Walton. Turning left down to Thorpe Arch and Boston Spa. Up Windmill Hill and out of Bramham. Taking care across the A1/A64 roundabout to Aberford followed by a few ups and downs to Towton and in to Tadcaster. Over the bridge and turning right for Oxton, then with the wind behind us on to Bolton Percy, Appleton Roebuck and Bishopthorpe. Back in to York with an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.

Route

Unable to upload a more detailed map or GPX file due to an ongoing technical issue with the host.

Route on Strava / Garmin no used due to ongoing issues

GPX file – Please export it from one of the above links. Or the calendar on the website.

YRCC Ride 160

YRCC Ride 160

YRCC Ride 160

Date: 25/06/2017 | Time: 9am | Distance: 41.2mi | Elevation Gain: 989ft | Ride Type: Road

We’re riding clockwise to the South West of York. Leaving South on the A19 turning off for Naburn, Stillingfleet and Cawood. Left turn down through Wistow then West on quieter roads towards Sherburn in Elmet, over some busy roundabouts. North on quieter roads once again through Saxton then right going past Towton memorial up to Tadcaster. Over the bridge and right turn for Oxton, Appleton Roebuck, Acaster Malbis, Bishopthorpe ending with an optional cafe stop at Cycle Heaven.

Route

Unable to upload a more detailed map or GPX file due to an ongoing technical issue with the host.

Route on Strava / Not on Garmin due to their website issues.

GPX file – Please export it from one of the above links. Or the calendar on the website.

YRCC Ride 135

YRCC Ride 135

YRCC Ride 135

Date: 11/12/2016 | Time: 9am | Distance: 36.6mi | Elevation Gain: 1020ft | Ride Type: Road | Est. Moving Time: 2:17:24

Mudguards are now required to ride with the club. The club ride this Sunday is clockwise to the West of York. Heading South on the Planets track as far as Naburn then by road to Stillingfleet. West from there to Cawood, Ryther, Church Fenton, Barkston Ash and Saxton. North through Towton, Stutton and Toulston. Then East with fingers crossed for wind assistance over the footbridge at Tadcaster and on through, Catterton, Bilbrough, Askham Bryan and in to York for an optional cafe stop at Your Bike Shed.

Route

Route on Strava / Route on Garmin

GPX file

YRCC ride 117

YRCC ride 117

YRCC Ride 117

Date: 31/07/2016 | Time: 9am | Distance: 39.89mi | Elevation Gain: 1296ft| Ride Type: Road | Est. Moving Time: 2:29:36

We’re heading West to avoid an Event taking place in Brandsby. Leaving Tesco on the Planets ride to Naburn and on to Stillingfleet. We then go over Cawood bridge (closing later this year), Ryther, Ulleskelf, Towton and Aberford. We then head North taking care over the A64 roundabout to Bramham, Clifford, Toulston and dismounting to cross the walkway at Tadcaster. Back in to York through Catterton, Askham Bryan and Acomb. With an optional cafe stop for coffee & cake at Your Bike Shed.

Route

Route on Strava / Route on Garmin

GPX file

YRCC Ride 99

YRCC Ride 99

YRCC Ride 99

Date: 27/03/2016 | Time: 9am | Distance: 39.44mi | Elevation Gain: 1208ft | Ride Type: Road | Est. Moving Time: 2:27:53

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.

Route

Route on Strava / Route on Garmin

GPX file