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Bolton Abbey – 8th May 2011

It was unpromising start to the day this morning, with dark overcast skies with a hint of rain and James in a bad mood (sorry all for that!!)  Anyway, we planned a route out to Bolton Abbey.  We kicked off … Continue reading

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Vale of York – 5th May 2011

There was wet stuff coming from the sky in Harrogate this evening as 5 of us set out for a fast paced but very wet ride out to flatter side of our “patch”. We made our way out via Knaresborough, … Continue reading

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Wetherby – 3rd May 2011

After a blustery weekend, we were pleased to have a calm and very sunny evening to ride out into earlier.  Twelve riders met, including a new rider Tom.  Welcome Tom, it was good to have you along.  We opted for … Continue reading

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Dallowgill – 1st May 2011

A record 15 of us set out (but only 11 came back). We headed out of Harrogate via Knox Mill Lane to Hampthswaite, Clint and left onto the Pateley Bridge road.  We turned right to climb up Stripe Lane only … Continue reading

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The Old Barn Cafe, Balk, Nr Thirsk

The Old Barn Cafe, Balk, Nr Thirsk York House Holiday Park, Balk, Nr Bagby, Thirsk, YO7 2AQ Tel: 01845 597495 Web: http://www.yorkshire-lodges.co.uk/news/old-barn-new-coffee-shop/16/ Comments: Phil, the owner contacted us and invited us to come and visit his new coffee shop, so we … Continue reading

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Marton-cum-Grafton – 26th April 2011

What a contrast a day can make…yesterday was warm and sunny and as we met outside St Aidans tonight, there was a distinct chill in the air.  The tights and 3/4 shorts were back on along with jackets for most … Continue reading

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Knaresborough Villages – 21st April 2011

With eyes on the Monster Good Friday ride it was a small group of Alex, Malcolm, Ronnie, Paul and Matthew for a nice quick spin of the legs. A flat route was decided out through Knaresborough, Staveley, Arkendale and Goldsborough, … Continue reading

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Lofthouse and Greenhow – 22nd April 2011

The first CCC Good Friday ride was greeted by misty and cool conditions in Harrogate this morning, despite the slightly later start time.  A few of the gang had already done 25 miles out around Lower Nidderdale and spirits were … Continue reading

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Balk nr Bagby – 17th April 2011

Once again, we were greeted by some gorgeous early spring sunshine this morning and the plan was to head out to a new tea room called the Old Barn Cafe at Balk, which is a small hamlet near Bagby, Thirsk. … Continue reading

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North Harrogate Loop – 14th April 2011

There was a call for something a bit different tonight, as most of the recent night rides had been out to the west of Harrogate, so Malcolm and James came up with a route around the northern villages of Harrogate. … Continue reading

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