Happy New Year everyone – Our first mid-week ride of 2020!
Route starts and finishes at Morrison’s in Boroughbridge YO51 9UR.
Meet 9.15am for a 9.30am start.
From Boroughbridge we’ll pick up the B6265, turning left to Little Ouseburn and over the Aldwark Bridge to Linton-on-Ouse. Continuing on minor roads to Authitts where we dog-leg across the A19 to Beningbrough and towards Haxby, turning right on to the Wiggington road (B1363).
Coffee stop: The Farm Shop Café, Wiggington Road, Haxby YO32 2RH.
After suitable refreshment, from the café, continue briefly on B1363 before turning left on A1237 (York inner bypass). Turn left towards Strensall, following the road to the right and past York Golf Range to the A64 where we’ll go straight across the main road, picking up minor roads and on to Buttercrambe.
All minor roads now, heading northeast before turning Right on the B1248 briefly then left on B1253 to Kirby Grindalythe, West Lutton, Helperthorpe, Weaverthorpe and then left on B1249 at Foxholes and north to the A64.
Right on A64 for about 2 miles then left on the minor road to West Ayton. North on minor road towards Spiker’s Hill, then north east to the A171 and on to Scarborough North Bay for lunch.
Lunch stop: The Oasis Café, Royal Albert Drive (North Bay), Scarborough YO12 7TY.
After lunch we’ll retrace the route back to West Ayton, then turn Right on A170 to Helmsley and onwards towards Sutton Bank but turning off the main road at Wass Bank to Byland Abbey and Coxwold and then the A19.
Left on A19 then immediately Right to Brafferton , Helperby and Thornton Bridge, then Left to Boroughbridge where the route stops at Morrisons.
Mileage is about 124 miles.
Leader: David Haywood
Tail End Charlie to be anointed on the day.
As I write this, the forecast for is fair with little chance of rain.
I hope you can join us on this first ride of 2020!