Jingle Bells Ride
Saturday 15th December at 10.00am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.
|Cycling time||Ride distance||Suitable for||Distance from me||Ride level|
|90 Mins||? Miles||Women only Not all rides are suitable for everyone. This will tell you if the ride is suitable for you and/or your friends and family.||? Miles||
- Starting Point & Postcode
- Meet at the Packhorse Bridge, Denton Road side (roughly LS29 0DA) - opposite junction of Denton road and Clifford Road. LS29 0DA
- Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
- 2 hours 30 mins (1 hours 30 mins cycling)
Breeze Bike Rides in Bradford
It's midwinter and the solstice and Christmas are coming up. Brighten your day by decorating your bike (and yourself)* with a midwinter/Christmas theme and getting out on this warming, social ride.
This ride takes the back road route from Ilkley to Otley. The road follows the River Wharfe for a way out of Ilkley, goes through the villages of Asquith and Weston, then down into Otley where it crosses the Wharfe at Wharfemeadows Park on Bridge Street. There are some great views and usually some red kites to be seen circling above the fields in Asquith, on the look-out for prey.
When we get to Otley we have the option of stopping for a look around and refreshments. We'll leave town via North Parade, taking a look at an interesting bit of topiary en route ;-) There is an alternative cafe stop on the return journey - at the Cockpit Farm Tea Rooms in Weston - www.cockpitfarmtearooms.co.uk/ we’ll return to Ilkley along the same route. This is a round trip of about 14 miles.
This is a road ride and although it isn't a busy road the ride does involve dealing with some traffic so you need to have some experience of riding on the road, although you'll have the support of the Leader and group. This is Yorkshire and there are hills, but you can always get off and walk! On Breeze rides we always go at the speed of the slowest person so you won't be left behind!
All women are welcome on this ride, including newcomers to Breeze rides.
What to bring
You need to have a bike that its in good working order and to dress appropriately for the weather: several thin layers are good, so you can add/remove them as needed; a shower-proof jacket might come in handy too! Wearing a helmet is advisable. Please bring some water and a snack to top up your energy levels.
Contact tel. number 07725 743305 (Anna)
I look forward to meeting you and riding with you!
*Decoration is optional. If you do decorate your bike remember to have regard to safety!
- Starting Point
- Meet at the Packhorse Bridge, Denton Road side (roughly LS29 0DA) - opposite junction of Denton road and Clifford Road.
- Starting Postcode
- LS29 0DA
Meet the Champions
- Anna Green
- Elaine FranC
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