Cycling – March 2018
Cycle routes & related websites
|Cycle the Dales (http://www.cyclethedales.org.uk)
The Yorkshire Dales formed the central part of stage one of the Tour de France in 2014. Many top riders already train in the area with its quiet roads and fantastic variety of scenery.
Large number of routes covering the whole of Yorkshire
Cycle journey planner with routes throughout the United Kingdom
|Forestry Commission (http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-8yzdgq)
Routes from easy to extreme in Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire.
|Get Cycling (http://www.getcycling.org.uk)
Promotes cycling, in all its varieties, for leisure, transport, health, happiness and the environment. Based in York.
|Moor to sea cycle route (http://www.moortoseacycle.net)
Whitby, Scarborough, Dalby areas
|Mountain bike the Dales (http://www.mtbthedales.org.uk)
The Yorkshire Dales is home to some of the finest cross country mountain biking in the country, with an excellent network of bridleways, fantastic scenery, and great pubs in nearly every village.
|Mountain Bikes (http://www.mtb-routes.co.uk/northyorkmoors/default.aspx)
Mountain bike routes
|North Yorkshire County Council (http://maps.northyorks.gov.uk/connect/?mapcfg=Out_and_About)
Once on the page check the Cycle Routes box on the left.
|Sea to Sea cycle route (http://www.c2c-guide.co.uk/)
Interactive site for Cumbria to east coast route
National Cycle Network
|Tour de France 2014 (http://www.visitthirsk.org.uk/pages/maptdf.pdf)
Maps of the Tour de France cycle race Grand Depart route in 2014
|Tour de Yorkshire 2015 (http://www.visitthirsk.org.uk/pages/maptdy2015.pdf)
Maps and details of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race 1st to 3rd May 2015
Cycle hire, accessories & repair
Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact
Catterick, RichmondBikanic 2 Bailey Court, Colburn Bus Pk, Catterick, Richmond DL9 4QL.
Fremlington, RichmondDales Bike Centre Park Farm, Fremlington, Richmond DL11 6AW. Tel 01748 884908
NorthallertonCowley Cycles 12 Zetland Street, Northallerton DL6 1NA. Tel 01609 776656
Children welcome. Range of childrens' bicycles and accessories Dogs welcome
Otleye-bike hire Brunswick Bike Hub, Leeds Road, Otley LS21 1DL. Tel 01539 568163 / 07557 989265
PickeringKeldy Cabins Keldy, Pickering YO18 8HW. Tel 01751 417510
Children welcome. Outside play area Accessible. Yes, but limited - need all-terrain scooters Dogs welcome with conditions.
Sutton Bank, ThirskSutton Bank Bikes Limited Sutton Bank TIC, National Park Centre, Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EH. Tel 01845 597759
Children welcome. Child hire bikes, trailers, tagalong, baby seats. Childs skills area and trails Accessible. Electric bikes. Adults tagalong Dogs welcome
ThirskVenture Cycles 2 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1LB. Tel 01845 868080
YorkCycle Heaven 2 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1JJ. Tel 01904 636578 / 651870
Cycle Heaven at York station 31 Hospital Fields Rd, York YO10 4FS. Tel 01904 651870