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Rides & Events Leaflet 2018

October

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Sunday 14th 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 14th Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class 1pm to 3pm at Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Sorry this class is now FULL

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.

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 be run by our two qualified/experienced bicycle mechanics.

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

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Tuesday 16th 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.

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Saturday 20th 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

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

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

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

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

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Saturday 27th 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

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Sunday 28th 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

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Wednesday 31st HALLOWEEN Steady cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside Squire’s tea rooms 6:15pm cycling a bit further at a comfortable pace, lasting approximately 3 hours. Dress up yourself and your bike for a spooky night ride.

BRIGHT HEADLIGHTS ARE ESSENTIALL.

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November

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

Meet in car park 10:15am ( 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.

Saturday 3rd Easy cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside Squire’s tea rooms 1 : 30 pm. 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

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Saturday 10th 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

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Sunday 11th Steady cycle ride from Thornes Park, WF2 8TY

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

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Saturday 17th 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

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Sunday 18th Easy cycle ride from Nostell WF4 1QE.

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

Sunday 18th 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.

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Tuesday 20th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse 10:30am. 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.

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Saturday 24th 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

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Sunday 25th 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

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Tuesday 27th Easy cycle ride from Nostell WF4 1QE.

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

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December

Saturday 1st Steady-Plus cycle ride from Darrington Hotel, WF8 3BL.

Meet in car park 10:15am ( 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.

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Saturday 1st Easy cycle ride from Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

Meet outside Squire’s tea rooms 1 : 30 pm. 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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, Pugneys, Anglers & Castleford Queens Mill.There is no charge but these bikes need to booked in advance.

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

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