Sunday May 19th Ride Out – Yorkshire Moors

Meet at Ripley outside of main car park at 09:00 to leave at 09:30 with full tanksRide Leader–Paul Holmes, TEC–John Honey.

The first section of the ride takes you East to Scotton, Little Ouseburn, Easingwold, Slingsby and past Flamingo Land to our morning coffee stop at NY500 Cafe, Malton Road, Pickering, YO188EA.

After coffee, we head to Pickering and head on the A170 towards towards Kirkbymoorside. Before Kirkbymoorside we start to head northeast towards Hutton Le Hole, Rosedale Chimney and over the North Yorkshire Moors. Before getting to the A171 we head towards Stokesley passing through Commondale, Kirkdale and Battersby. At Stokesley we ride through Stokesley market place and head to Hutton Rudby. West Lees to our lunch stop at The Rusty Bike Café, Swainby DL6 3EW.

After lunch we will head back towards Stokesley east on the A172 before turning off for Great Busby, Kirkby and Great Broughton. From Great Broughton we head on the B1257 to Helmsley. From Helmsley we head on the A170 where we pick up the B1257 to Ampleforth, Wass, Coxwold, Husthwaite, Raskelf, Bafferton, Thornton Bridge to the finish at Morrisons, Wetherby Road, Boroughbridge, York YO51 9UR (approx. finish 16:00).

The route is approximately 139 miles. For those requiring fuel stops there are plenty of opportunities throughout the route. Details of the route are available using the following links:

Ripley to NY500 – 45 miles:

 Ripley Castle, Ripley, Harrogate to NY500 – Google Maps

NY500 to Rusty Bike – 45 miles:

 NY500 to The Rusty Bike Cafe – Google Maps

Rusty Bike to Morrisons Boroughbridge – 49 miles:

The Rusty Bike Cafe to Morrisons – Google Maps

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