.

Rides & Events Leaflet 2018

December

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 8th Easy cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, 10:15am. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 9th Steady cycle ride from Thornes Park, WF2 8TY SANTA RIDE.

Dress up yourself and your bike for a festive ride.

Free tea/coffee & mince pie for everyone.

Meet outside athletics stadium 10:15am If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 15th Steady cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside Squire’s tea rooms 10:15am If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 16th Easy cycle ride from Nostell WF4 1QE. SANTA RIDE.

Dress up yourself and your bike for a festive ride.

Free tea/coffee & mince pie for everyone.

Meet in front of the house, 10:15am. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 18th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse 10:15am. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 22nd Steady cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, 10:15am If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 23th Easy cycle ride from Thornes Park, WF2 8TY

Meet outside athletics stadium 10:15am. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Rides & Events Leaflet 2019

2019 start times are now 10:00

January

Saturday 5th Steady-Plus cycle ride from Darrington Hotel, WF8 3BL.

Meet in car park, ride starts at 10:00 (This ride is an on-road ride).

You’ll need a good level of fitness, some cycling experience, longer rides cover up to 25mils. Duration 3hrs and usually includes a refreshment stop.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 8th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse, ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 12th Easy cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 15th WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 19th Steady cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside tea rooms ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 20th Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

Sunday 20th Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

D.I.Y. Bike maintenance - Drop in sessions, arrive between 11am & 1pm.

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Bike Doctor will provide guidance/mentoring to assist you in carrying out maintenance tasks on your own bike.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 22nd Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 26th Steady cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00 If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 27th Steady cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

February

Saturday 2nd Steady-Plus cycle ride from Darrington Hotel, WF8 3BL.

Meet in car park, ride starts at 10:00 (This ride is an on-road ride).

You’ll need a good level of fitness, some cycling experience, longer rides cover up to 25mils. Duration 3hrs and usually includes a refreshment stop.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 5th WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 9th Easy cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 12th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse, ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 16th Steady cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside tea rooms ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 17th Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

Sunday 17th Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

D.I.Y. Bike maintenance - Drop in sessions, arrive between 11am & 1pm.

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Bike Doctor will provide guidance/mentoring to assist you in carrying out maintenance tasks on your own bike.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 19th WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 23th Steady cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00 If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 24th Steady cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 26nd Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

March

Saturday 2nd Steady-Plus cycle ride from Darrington Hotel, WF8 3BL.

Meet in car park, ride starts at 10:00 (This ride is an on-road ride).

You’ll need a good level of fitness, some cycling experience, longer rides cover up to 25mils. Duration 3hrs and usually includes a refreshment stop.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 5th WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 9th Easy cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 12th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse, ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 16th Steady cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside tea rooms ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 17th Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 17th Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

D.I.Y. Bike maintenance - Drop in sessions, arrive between 11am & 1pm.

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Bike Doctor will provide guidance/mentoring to assist you in carrying out maintenance tasks on your own bike.

Sunday 17th Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class 1pm to 3pm at Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Please book by emailing info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

Inner tube replacement and puncture repair, chain care/link replacement, brake adjustment and replacement, adjusting your bike, and where time permits, gear indexing and cable replacement.The session will consist of classroom demonstrations and discussion and hands on instruction and activities, include: Kit checks, understanding legal requirements, knowing your bicycle and how it works, basic tools and spares, cleaning and lubricating and adjustments and general set up.

The session will be run by our two qualified/experienced bicycle mechanics.

If you would like to attend, please book by emailing info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 19th WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 23th Steady cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00 If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 24th Steady cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 26th Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 30th Pugneys 10:00 to 16:00

Cycle Ride Leader Training Day

Interested, Please email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

April

Tuesday 2nd WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 6th Steady-Plus cycle ride from Darrington Hotel, WF8 3BL.

Meet in car park, ride starts at 10:00 (This ride is an on-road ride).

You’ll need a good level of fitness, some cycling experience, longer rides cover up to 25mils. Duration 3hrs and usually includes a refreshment stop.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 7th Pedal in Park, cycle ride at Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Short ride cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for families or beginners using traffic free routes within the parkland approximately 1-2 hours.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 9th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse, ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 13th Easy cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 14th Steady cycle ride from Thornes Park, WF2 8TY

Meet outside athletics stadium ride starts at 10:00If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 16th WDCF Workday 10:00,

If you would like to help please email info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 20th Steady cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside tea rooms ride starts at 10:00. ROGER TALBOT RIDE If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 21st Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 21st Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

D.I.Y. Bike maintenance - Drop in sessions, arrive between 11am & 1pm.

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Bike Doctor will provide guidance/mentoring to assist you in carrying out maintenance tasks on your own bike.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday 23rd Easy cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house, ride starts at 10:00. Cycling at an easy-going pace, ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence, using traffic free routes and some quiet roads, lasting approximately 3 hours, and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday 27th Steady cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Meet in the car park outside the café, ride starts at 10:00 If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunday 28th Steady cycle ride from Nostell Priory WF4 1QE.

Meet in front of the house ride starts at 10:00. If you’re fairly confident on your bike, steady rides are the next step up, cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours and usually includes a refreshment stop.

A number of bikes are available to borrow. There is no charge but bikes must be booked in advance by email: info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------



 



Please be aware that in wet weather some of the routes that we use may be muddy and uneven

Cycling information >>

Leaflets and advice
Wakefield District Cycle Forum members and Sustrans rangers will be manning a stall with cycling information, maps, leaflets and advice

Bike Doctor >>

Free bicycle safety & health check
Dust off your bike and bring it along to one of the events where the bike doctor is advertised and he will give it a checkover and you will be ready for the summer cycle rides

Cycle Skills Course >>

Practise your cycling skills
Open to all ages. If your feel like a challenge come along to one of the events where the cycle skillscourse is advertised and have a go. Bringyour own bike or borrow one of ours

Rides >>

Guided rides for all abilities
Rides are for all ages and abilities. They last approximately 2-4 hours, cycling a distance of 5 to 30 miles on traffic free routes and some quiet roads.

Bicycles to borrow >>

There are a limited number of bicycles available to borrow for the Health rides at Nostell, Thornes & Castleford Queens Mill.There is no charge but these bikes need to booked in advance.

e-mail:- info@cycling-wakefield.org.uk

Top