On Sunday January 22nd we are meeting at Dragon Road Lorry Park HG1 5DB for our first Sunday Club Ride of 2022. Please arrive from 9.00am for chat and pre-ride briefing before a 9.30am set off.
The route takes us westwards on the A59 briefly stopping at the Route 59 Cafe near Bolton Bridge to pick up any HAB members wishing to join the ride there. Continuing on the A59 a taking a minor road left turn which will lead us on some back roads into Silsden. Through Silsden, straight across the the A629 to Steeton and onto another back road route into Haworth, stopping for a morning break and using the Museum car park BD22 8DS (70p fee, download the Ring Go app for ease).
After morning break, off towards Oxenhope and Pecket Well, taking a left in the village after The Robin Hood Inn, along Ackroyd Lane and the aptly named Height Road affording spectacular views across Hebden Bridge & Mytholmroyd down in the valley. Crossing the A646 and on some back roads again leading to the B6138. Right turn onto the A58 towards Littleborough to Hollingworth Lake for lunch at The Wine Press OL15 0AZ where dedicated motorcycle parking awaits us.
A simpler route back home through Mytholmroyd (fuel available), Hebden Bridge, Haworth, turning right to Cullingworth, Bingley, Menston, Otley and Farnley finishing the ride at the Sun Inn at Norwood.
If you are planning to come along please send me a text to 07847 786 608. Don’t let it stop you coming on the ride, but we have a lunch reservation and it would be helpful if we need to increase the numbers.
Mileage is about 96 miles. A GPX file is available.
Barry Ring is your ride leader with Roy Beniston as TEC (if his bike is fixed). Paul Dresser is on standby.
Looking forward to seeing you at the lorry park.