There are some great places in Yorkshire to ride a bike - on country lanes, using traffic-free paths, or mountain biking off-road. In recent years, the county has become synonymous with bike racing too, with the Tour de France in 2014, Tours de Yorkshire, and the 2019 UCI World Championships.
Read about cycling in Yorkshire here.
13th November 2023
Leeds City Council is consulting on exciting active travel plans around the city centre. Credit where it's due, this is a competent and ambitious council.
What are the plans, and how do they fit in with the council's transport strategy?
Read about Ambitious Leeds City Links Cycle Infrastructure.
5th October 2023
The anti-cycling Lib Dems are at it again, this time in Leeds.
The Lib Dem leader in Leeds has been trying to stop a brilliant £10 million cycle scheme on the A660 Otley Road/Headingley Lane. Did he succeed?
Read about Anti-Cycling Lib Dems at it Again.
25th September 2023
Final thoughts on the developing cycle infrastructure on the A660 in Leeds.
Can you get into Leeds city centre, and what is the cycle infrastructure like if you get there?
22nd September 2023
More thoughts on the developing cycle infrastructure on the A660 in Leeds.
This post includes comments on the kerb-protected cycle tracks and a signposted two-stage right turn.
21st September 2023
I wanted to see the developing cycle infrastructure on the A660 Leeds first hand, so I took my bike and rode from the Ring Road to the Town Hall and back.
What are the cycle facilities on the route like, and what more is still to come?
18th September 2023
An e-bike rental service has launched in Leeds. Leeds City Bikes is the first fully electric public bike hire service in the UK.
Where can you get in on the electric bike action, and how much does it cost?
Read about Beryl E-Bike Rental Service Launches in Leeds.
Harrogate Cycling has latest news, greenways, town centre cycle routes, road cycling routes, mountain biking ideas, bike shops cycle clubs, and more.
Read about Harrogate Cycling.
York Cycling has latest York cycling news, bike shops, family rides, road rides, mountain bike roads, cycle infrastructure reviews, active travel campaigning, and more.
Read about York Cycling.
The 21 rides that make up the Sustrans Slow Tour of Yorkshire are easy, family-friendly routes.
They were developed at the time of the 2014 Grand Départ of the Tour de France in Yorkshire.
Read a guide to the Sustrans Slow Tour of Yorkshire.
Find out more about Bike Rides in the Yorkshire Dales.
Bike Rides In and Around York features a historical city tour, plus family rides, road rides, and mountain bike rides.
"This book is simply a treasure trove not only of great rides but also as a travel guide to the area."
Read more about Bike Rides In and Around York.
Bike Rides in Harrogate and Nidderdale is a book of family, mountain and road bike rides.
"This guide is a wonderful companion whether you ride alone, with family or friends. Don't set out without it."
Read more about Bike Rides in Harrogate and Nidderdale.