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Cycling in yorkshire

Sticking to the tracks, country lanes and cycle paths doesn't mean missing out on our county's great biking opportunities.

Road cyclists, tourers and those who just want to take it easy and take in the view are well catered for too. Quiet country roads, byways and a network of cycle paths, there's a lot to see and do, so get on your bike and discover Yorkshire from your saddle.

Here's a selection of cycling events happening this year in Yorkshire to get you started:



Sat 29th March 2014 Try a Sportive ride

Sat 29th March 2014 Colomba Cardio Classic

Sun 30th March 2014 Nidderdale Sportive



Sun 6th April 2014 Ronde van Calderdale 2014

Sun 13th April 2014 Skylark Sportive - West Yorkshire

Sun 13th April 2014 The Scotton 100

18th April 2014 Polaris Bikewear Cutgate  Mountain Bike Ride

Sat 26th April 2014 The Open Wheel: West Riding Classic

Sat 26th April 2014 Daffodils Sportive

Sun 27th April 2014 Dales Track Attack

Sun 27th April 2014 Heart of The Wold Sportive 2014

Sun 27th April 2014 Brian Robinson Challenge Ride 2014



Wed 7th May 2014  Ride the Tour 2014

Sun 11th May 2014 RTB Sportive le Tour Edition

Sat 17th May 2014 Peaty's Steel City Downhill

Sat 17th-Sun 18th May 2014 Cyclefest

Sun 18th May 2014 The Etape du Dales

Sat 24th May 2014 Richmond meets 5 Dales TdF Special

Sun 25th May 2014 KIDS Charity Sportive

Sun 31st May 2014 "The Real Community Tour"

A community bike ride for all abilities. Led bike rides from the Spen Valley, Dewsbury, the Colne Valley and the Holme Valley finishing in St George’s Square, Huddersfield for a community cycling festival.  Organised by Streetbikes, a community interest company se up to run a community bike recycling scheme and provide affordable cycling opportunities for children and adults.



Kidstones Pass CornerSun 1st June 2014 Le Petit Grand Depart

Sat 7th June 2014 The Open Wheel Yorkshire 101: Grand Reserve Special Edition

Fri 13th June 2014 - Barnsley Fridaynightride

Sun 15th June 2014 the Three Peaks Classic

Sun 15th June 2014 Peak District 100

20-22 June 2014 L’eroica Britannia

Sun 22nd June 2014 Northern Ride's Malton Town Centre Races

Sun 22nd June 2014 YuCycle 2014

Sun 22nd June William's Farm Kitchen Cycle Challenge

Sun 29th June 2014 White Rose Classic

Sun 29th June 2014 Cycling Weekly Ripon Revolution Sportive

Sat 28th June 2014 Coast to Coast in a Day 

Sat 28th June 2014 Cycling for Life Exhibition

Sun 29th June 2014 The Nige Moore Memorial Road Race – Penine Cycles



3rd-6th July - Yorkshire Bicycle Show

3rd-6th July - Ilkley Bike Show

5th-6th July - Grand Départ of Le Tour

Sun 13th July 2014 Tour de Yorkshire

12th & 13th July 2014 The Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Challenge

13th July 2014 Home The Ripon Tour Sportive

19-20 July 2014 NSPCC Tour of Yorkshire

Sun 20th July 2014 Cycle Together Peak District

Sun 20th July 2014 Bronte Sportive 2014



Sun 24th Aug 2014 Tickhill Grand Prix and

Fri 29th - Sun 31st Aug 2014 Scarborough Festival of Cycling

Sun 31st Aug 2014 Selby Three Swans Sportive



Sun 7th Sept 2014 King of the Penines 2014

Sun 14th Sept 2014 65 Roses Holme Moss Classic

Sat 27th Sept 2014 Wiggle Yorkshire Tour Sportive

Sun 21st  Sept 2014 Wakefield Hospice Sportive: The Dark Peak



Sun 5th Oct 2014 Blue giraffe Bicycles Ladies cupcake ride

Sun 12th Oct 2014 Spadger’s Memorial Ride 2014's-Memorial-Ride-2014

Sun 26th Oct 2014 The Lakeland Classics: Ride of the Fallen Leaves