Due to over-exertions at the weekend it was decided to keep our mid-week ride on the tame side.
We headed off towards Knaresborough on our usual route towards Farnham and onto Staveley. Once in Staveley we took the lane that lead towards Minskip and Boroughbridge, avoiding the busy main road.
Once we arrived at the A1 it was over towards Aldborough, but before coming into Aldborough we took a right turn down a lane towards Marton-cum-Grafton. The weather was good again this evening and the lane to Marton was very quiet, that ended in a short sharp climb into the main village by the Punch Bowl Inn (owned by Neil Morrisey).
From Marton it was back towards Knaresborough through Arkendale, Conerythorpe and Goldsborough, before heading along Abbey Road. Instead of continuing along Abbey Road, we turned left and returned to Harrogate along Forest Moor Road.
All in all a very pleasant evening ride of just over 25miles.