Wainhouse Tower Ride

Saturday 7th September 2013 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.

Starting Point & Postcode
Ravenscliffe High School Off Skircoat Green Road, Skircoat Green HX3 0RZ
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.
1 hours 30 mins  (50 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road 
Suitable for Child Trailers
Sky Ride Local
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders


What other riders think of this route

Sky Ride Local in Calderdale

If you're fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, our Steady rides are ideal. At a comfortable pace, and possibly with some modest hills along the way, rides take place on mainly quiet roads with plenty of sights along the way. Rides are between 6 and 20 miles long, at a moderate pace of between 7 and 10 miles an hour.

Come and join us on this great ride around the Skircoat area that takes in so many sights and attractions in its 3 miles. Starting from Ravenscliffe School in Skircoat Green we make our way to the moor for some fun cycling on the grass before making our way towards Wainhouse Tour and the views over the Calder Valley. Making use of as main of the quiet residential streets as possible in the area this ride is ideal for anybody wanting to practise their road riding as well as having fun on the way. A ride not to be missed!

Additional Information

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please make sure your bike is in good working order and bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait. 

Children under the age of 5 do not need to register and must be in a BSI approved child seat, trailer or tag-a-long.

Car Parking
Yes, at start / finish location Ravenscliffe High School, off Skircoat Green Road, Skircoat Green, Halifax, HX3 0RZ
Nearest Train Station
Halifax Train Station, 1.7 miles 
Changing Facilities Available?
Yes, at Ravenscliffe High School  
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at Ravenscliffe High School  

Meet the Ride Leaders

  • Christopher Howlett
    Christopher Howlett Hi my names Chris, nickname 'Rivers' I have been involved in cycling for over 20yrs. Enjoy all types of cycling at all levels. Look forward to meeting you all. Yours in Spirit Rivers

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Helen Webster Thursday 5th November
  • Riz Man Sunday 26th July
  • dawn vickers Saturday 7th September Friendly and welcoming ride leader

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