This can be a powerful however spectacular cycle journey that takes you excessive up onto the North York Moors from Osmotherley, off the A19 south of Middlesbrough. The climbs are brutal however price it for the unimaginable views. This 29-mile, 2,898 ft whole elevation achieve round cycle journey is #2 in Nick Cotton’s e book ‘Cycle Excursions North York Moors’ – ‘Excessive moorland east of Osmotherley’ – and takes you in a clockwise course.
MAP: OS Landranger #100 (Malton & Pickering), OS Landranger #101 (Scarborough), OS Landranger #99 (Northallerton & Ripon)
Beginning at Osmotherley the route takes you by way of (a brief part of) Nationwide Cycle Community route 65 to Swainby, throughout the A19 then again over it once more a bit later, Faceby, Carlton-in-Cleveland, the difficult Carlton financial institution, Chop Gate, a couple of miles on the (pretty straightforward going however fairly busy at occasions) B1257 then alongside nation lanes to Hawnby (the place we decide up Nationwide Cycle Community route 656 and again over the moors to Osmotherley.
Make sure you take a look at my bike journey movies and the opposite (primarily Yorkshire) cycle journey segments – splendid to be used on the health club on an indoor coach, train bike, treadmill, cross coach, and so on! Most are in Yorkshire, however some are in Lancashire, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Derbyshire.
Most of my latest cycle journey movies are (virtually) uncut which makes them splendid for following on an indoor coach or train bike on wet days or within the winter, which is what I exploit them for – so that you get the climbs and all.
DISCLAIMER: I’m not accountable for, and expressly disclaim all legal responsibility for, damages, accidents or losses of any form arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any info contained inside these movies. In different phrases, I settle for no duty for issues like accidents, and so on that occur to anybody who decides to check out these rides for themselves. You do it at your individual threat.