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 every year since then, and
the UCI road World
Championships in Yorkshire in 2019.
Harrogate cycling news; guides to cycleways in and around Harrogate
(like the Nidderdale Greenway); assessments of the town centre cycle
lanes and suggestions for improvements; and road routes and off-road
There are also sections on bike shops in Harrogate, cycle clubs,
Harrogate & District Cycle Action, and the Cycling & Walking
Champions for Harrogate and North Yorkshire.
The UCI 2019 road World Championships take place in Yorkshire from
21st to 29th September, with Harrogate as the central hub.
The event kicks off with para-cycling road races on the first
Saturday, and a mixed team time trial the next day. The final weekend
sees the elite women race from Bradford to Harrogate via Nidderdale on
Saturday, and the elite men take on a course from Leeds through the
Yorkshire Dales to Harrogate on Sunday.