Meeting at the Dragon Road lorry park, next to ASDA Harrogate from 9.00am and departing at 9.30am prompt after a chat and pre-ride briefing. There will be a fuel stop on the ride but please arrive with a full tank if possible.
Heading towards Ripon and Thirsk, A170 up Sutton Bank, first right to the White Horse, for a short stop in the car park. Down the hill, left at the bottom to Oldsteadand towards Wass, where we stop for coffee at Byland Abbey Tea Room YO61 4BD.
After that short break setting off through Ampleforth, left fork to the B1257, at Sproxton right onto the A170, through Helmsley, second left to Keldholme, throughHutton-le-Hole and right after the Ryedale Folk Museum. Branch first left to Rosedale Abbey. In Rosedale Abbey, our lunch stop is at the Abbey Tea RoomsYO18 8RA.
Leaving our lunch stop, left at Rosedale Abbey cross roads, right at the next T-junction then left to Westerdale, then left all the way and through Kildale. Roseberry Topping is visible to the right. Right to Easby and Stokesley, exiting the roundabout to the town centre for a fuel stop. In Stokesley branch left onto the B1365, then rightonto the A172. At the junction with the A19, turn towards Thirsk and exit at Mount Grace Priory for a short stop.
Continue down the A19, going onto the A168, past Boroughbridge, turning right on the A6055 to Minskip, right again at Ferrensby to Farnham and Scotton, going to Ripley for the finish and an ice cream.
Distance 116 miles.
Ride leader Richard Stembrowicz.
TEC Bob Hill.