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Rides & Events Leaflet 2019

2019 start times are now 10:00

September

Sunday 1st Pedal in Park, cycle ride at Nostell 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

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Tuesday 3rd WDCF Workday 10:00,

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

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Saturday 7th Nostell 10:00 to 16:00 Cycle Ride Leader Training Day

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

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Saturday 7th 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.

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Tuesday 10th Steady cycle ride from Pontefract Park WF8 4QD.

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse, ride starts at 17:00. 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.

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Saturday 14th 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

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Sunday 15th Easy cycle ride from Nostell 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

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Saturday 21st 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.

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Sunday 22nd Steady cycle ride from Nostell 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

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Tuesday 24th Easy cycle ride from 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

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Saturday 28th 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

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Sunday 29th Steady-Plus 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, includes refreshment stops.WAKEFIELD Wheel 38 miles

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October

Tuesday 1st WDCF Workday 10:00,

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

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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.

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Sunday 6th Pedal in Park, cycle ride at Nostell 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

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Tuesday 13th 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.

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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

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Tuesday 15th WDCF Workday 10:00,

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

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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.

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Sunday 20th Easy cycle ride from Nostell 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 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 20th Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class 1pm to 3pm at Anglers Country Park WF4 2EB.

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

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Tuesday 22nd Easy cycle ride from Nostell 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

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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

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Sunday 27th Steady cycle ride from Nostell 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

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

HALLOWEEN Ride Dress up for a spook-tacular night ride.

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.

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November

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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.

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Tuesday 5th WDCF Workday 10:00,

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

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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

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

Meet in the main car park inside the racecourse, ride starts at 18:00. 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.

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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.

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Sunday 17th Easy cycle ride from Nostell 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.

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Tuesday 19th WDCF Workday 10:00,

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

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Saturday 23rd 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

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Sunday 24th Steady cycle ride from Nostell 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

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Tuesday 26th Easy cycle ride from Nostell 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

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December

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Tuesday 3rd WDCF Workday 10:00,

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

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Saturday 7th 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.

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Tuesday 10th 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.

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Saturday 14th Easy cycle ride from Castleford Queens Mill WF10 1JW.

Santa Ride, Dress up yourself and / or your bike for a this feastive ride

FREE tea/coffee and mince pie for all riders, Merry Christmas. (Humbug)

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.ukMeet 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.

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Saturday 21st 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.

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Sunday 22nd Easy cycle ride from Nostell WF4 1QE.

Santa Ride, Dress up yourself and / or your bike for a this feastive ride

FREE tea/coffee and mince pie for all riders, Merry Christmas. (Humbug)

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.ukMeet 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.

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Tuesday 24th Easy cycle ride from 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

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Saturday 28th 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

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Sunday 29th Steady cycle ride from Nostell 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

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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, Thornes & 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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