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Cycling in Leeds

Leeds is a great place to ride a bike, and with the Tour de France Grand Départ in July, 2014 is set to be a huge year for cycling in and around the city. Now there are even more opportunities to get out and about on your bike in the area.

Find out more about rides coming up in Leeds here, and see the tabs below for other cycling opportunities.

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Leeds Ride Partners

Try a local ride in Leeds

Why not try a Sky Ride Local ride – guided by a British Cycling trained Ride Leader?

Rothwell Countryside and Village Ride

Sunday 24th August 2014 at 10.00am (Leeds) Book Now
Steady If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, 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.
8+ (children 8-15 with adult)
75 mins

Yorkshire 7 Villages Ride

Sunday 24th August 2014 at 10.00am (Leeds) Book Now
Challenging You don’t have to be the next Bradley Wiggins, but you’ll need to be fairly fit to take part in Challenging ride. As well as covering a good distance, there may well be a few hills along the way! If you fancy a fresh challenge, these rides are perfect for you.
11+ (children 11-15 with adult)
150 mins

Armley Mills Industrial Museum to Rodley Nature Reserve

Sunday 31st August 2014 at 10.00am (Leeds) Book Now
Steady If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, 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.
Anyone
90 mins

South Leeds Middleton Park to The Royal Amouries Ride

Sunday 31st August 2014 at 10.00am (Leeds) Book Now
Steady If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, 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.
Anyone
75 mins

Roundhay Park to Harewood House Loop

Sunday 7th September 2014 at 10.00am (Leeds) Book Now
Challenging You don’t have to be the next Bradley Wiggins, but you’ll need to be fairly fit to take part in Challenging ride. As well as covering a good distance, there may well be a few hills along the way! If you fancy a fresh challenge, these rides are perfect for you.
11+ (children 11-15 with adult)
120 mins

Thwaite Mills Canal Meander

Sunday 7th September 2014 at 10.00am (Leeds) Book Now
Easygoing Not cycled for a while and looking for an easy way to get back in the saddle? Fancy a fun way to get your friends or kids riding?  Easygoing rides are great for all abilities and ages, taking place along relaxed, mostly traffic-free routes.
Anyone
60 mins

Thorpe Arch to Spofforth Woodland Ride

Sunday 7th September 2014 at 2.00pm (Leeds) Book Now
Steady If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, 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.
Anyone
105 mins

Clubs

Cycling clubs

British Cycling can help you to find a club that’s right for you. Use the club finder link to find a club near you. There are some great cycling clubs in and around Leeds who will be happy for you to come along and ride with them, including:

Halifax Imperial Wheelers Cycling Club

Contact: Andrew Mann

Phone: 01274 600893

Contact: John Kaye

Phone: 01422 205927

Seacroft Wheelers

Email: Seacroft Wheelers

Leeds BMX

Contact: Mr Darren Lee

Phone: 07508041528
Email: leedsbmxclub@hotmail.com

Support

Cycling support

There are several cycling routes in Leeds that are suitable for leisure rides. These form part of routes provided primarily for other types of cycling, like commuting. Leeds Council offer free adult cycle skills training for anyone living and working in West Yorkshire.