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York – 30th October 2011

We decided to make a return trip to York to round off October and the result was another good turnout with a few new faces aswell.  The only roadwork free route out of Harrogate was down into Knaresborough, and along … Continue reading

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Balk – 11th September 2011

Hurricane Katia was on its way today, but first thing this morning started sunny and blustery.  We knew the route out to Balk would be much nicer than the return, which was going to be into a stiff block headwind. … Continue reading

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York – 21st August 2011

Today’s planned ride would be a first for the CCC…a trip to York.  Not sure why we have not ventured to York in the past, but it was worth the wait.  The sunshine and the promise of a new destination … 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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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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Kirkby Malzeard – 10th April 2011

At last….we could start the ride today in our summer jerseys!!  It was another great morning in Harrogate as 11 of us gathered.  Karl, Duncan and Martin P had already been out and climbed Norwood Edge before meeting us and … Continue reading

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Sutton Bank – 15th March 2011

Ride to White Horse Bank… 7 off us set of eventually after a puncture ,..dropped phone and the group splitting up ,1 hour to Knaresborough must be a record, Boroughbridge, Cotswold , Kilburn and the dreaded White Horse Bank.  Lunch … Continue reading

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Beningborough Hall – 13th March 2011

Seven hardy souls gathered in the pouring rain for a spin out to one of our favourite destinations….Beningborough Hall.  We set off at a steady pace to get the legs warmed up towards Knaresborough and onto Farnham, Staveley, Minskip and … Continue reading

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Vale of York and Norwood Edge – 20th February 2011

11 of us met this morning including new riders Mark, and Tizz (welcome both).  We opted for a flattish route – so we set off to Stavely where Ben and Martin P turned back.  The rest of us carried on … Continue reading

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Ripon and Boroughbridge – 16th January 2011

The wind was blowing hard and the rain showers kept on coming, but despite this we had an excellent turn out this morning for a ride out towards Ripon.  Because of the wind we initially planned to shorten the route, … Continue reading

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