This ride out will be led by Doug Masterton and will head for the North York Moors.
Please assemble at the car park next to Asda in Harrogate from 9:00 am in time for a briefing and prompt get-away at 9:30. The route will pass through Boroughbridge and then via byways to climb onto the North York Moors using Wass bank. A coffee break will be taken at Helmsley. We will then enjoy a ride on the bikers’ road from Helmsley towards Stokesley but turn off near the end at Great Broughton to head for Battersby and Commondale. Lunch has been arranged at the Cliffmount Hotel, Runswick Bay which offers a carvery or sandwiches.
The return run will traverse the North York Moors on the high road that runs from Castleton via Hutton le Hole to Kirkby Moorside and then will descend Sutton Bank to Thirsk. The final leg will be from Thirsk to Ripley via Ripon.
David Haywood has kindly offered to be ‘Tail-end Charlie’.