Variation on Quest for the Summer Wine

Saturday 22nd February 2014 at 9.00am 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
Holmfirth Pool Huddersfield Road HD9 3JL
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 40 mins  (2 hours 40 mins cycling)
Suitable for Child Trailers
Breeze Bike Rides
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders


What other riders think of this route

Breeze Bike Rides in Kirklees


The route will vary slightly from the one published and will be between 30-35 miles. We will get to Digley by heading straight up to the Ford.

This ride is for experienced cyclists wanting a good day out. Average pace will be at least 12mph. Due to the time of year it will be cold and so waiting time at the top of hills will need to be limited. That said if you are happy that you can hold the pace it will be great to see some new faces out. Any questions please ask!

Car Parking
Yes, at start / finish location - Holmfirth Pool, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3JL
Nearest Train Station
Brockholes Train Station, 3 miles 
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at Holmfirth Leisure Centre  

Meet the Champions

  • Pip Mourne
    Pip Mourne I am a runner turned cyclist, my main passion is mountain biking but I also love getting out on the quiet country roads. I have recently been inspired by British Cycling to become a Bikeability Instructor which qualifies me to teach children in schools what we all knew as Cycle Profiency. As a result of this I was inspired to become a Sky Ride leader. I am now a Ride Leader and Route Planner for Sky Ride and I love it!!! Hopefully if you are reading this you will have booked onto a ride that I am leading so I look forward to meeting you soon! All rides will be led at a pace that all participants can cope with, so don't worry about Bradley Wiggins turning up, if he does he'll have to wait for us!!!! See you soon.

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Dave Harris Friday 17th July
  • Geoff Moore Monday 22nd June Route is very good except for the road surfaces in some places which could be an issue to less experienced riders. Ride leaders excellent, very encouraging and professional.
  • Darren Ellis Saturday 2nd August Great Route, well paced, friendly people, nice stop.
  • Graham Parker Wednesday 23rd July Almost as many leaders as participants - can't get better support than that! Good hilly route, good weather, good company, great area! I'll be back for more of the same.

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