North Yorkshire Cycling Blog

Yorkshire cyclists hungry for ‘Moor’

An all-new cycle sportive launches on Friday 3rd February for cyclists of all abilities keen to venture into the North Yorkshire Moors.

 

 Struggle The Moors will take place on Sunday 9th July from Ampleforth College. The grueling new event from Harrogate-based cycling company Struggle Events, takes in 10,299ft over 109 miles. The route is set to be even more challenging than the company’s established event Struggle The Dales, which begins at Harrogate Army Foundation College on Sunday 21st May.

 

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North Yorkshire Cycling tackles Yorkshire True Grit

 

The Night Before

 

Yorkshire True Grit billed itself as Yorkshire’s first gravel biking event ,taking in a combination of gravel tracks and trails. Riders on the Outlaw route were promised “an off road cycling challenge that will take you across the stunning North York Moors using a combination of public bridleways and private tracks…. Based on the popular American Gravel Grinder format, Yorkshire True Grit will test your endurance like no other cycling event.”

 

Credit: Mick Kirkman

Credit: Mick Kirkman

 

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The Brownlee Brothers – Proud to be Yorkshire

So, a confession. This site’s called North Yorkshire Cycling. Its purpose is to celebrate cycling in Yorkshire. I’ve lived in Yorkshire all my life. And yet it’s only really in adulthood that I became patriotic about a County that is known the world over for being fiercely proud of itself. So what took so long?

 

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Yorkshire Velo Tours

It’s pretty obvious from this blog that we’re big fans of cycling, and in North Yorkshire especially.  But there are times  when we need to come out of our comfort zones and explore new areas, and when you’re doing that there’s nothing like having local knowledge to get you around.  And when that local knowledge also includes full mechanical support and a team of terrific ride leaders you know you’re on to a winner.

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