Cycle the Way of the Roses

January 5, 2017 9:59 am

Thursday, 14th June 2018 – Sunday, 17th June 2018

Join us on an exciting 2- day 170 mile cycle challenge.  One of England’s great rides starting from the Irish Sea at Morecombe you will cycle west all the way to the North Sea at Bridlington.  This highly popular route passes through historic cities York and Lancaster, and lesser known gems such as Settle, Pateley Bridge and Ripon.

From coast to coast, you’ll cycle across beautiful, varied landscape including the Lune Valley,  Yorkshire Dales, Nidderdale and the Yorkshire Wolds and use traffic-free paths, on-road cycle lanes, country lanes and quieter roads. It’s a challenge but rewarding cycling adventure for all.

A 170-mile adventure cycle ride from the Irish Coast to the North Sea in 2 days! One of England’s great rides, this varied route leads riders from the Irish Sea at Morecambe Bay 170 miles west to the North Sea at Bridlington.

Thursday, 14th June 2018
Travel to Morecambe in the evening ready for the early start on Friday.

Friday, 15th June 2018
Leg 1 of the cycle ride from Morecombe to Ripon – 77 miles in total with lots of hills!

Saturday, 16th June 2018
Leg 2 of the cycle ride 93 miles in total majority flat/ downhill – with lots of twists and turns

Sunday, 17th June 2018
Travel home

£50 deposit and £500 minimum amount fundraising.  Hotels and meals to be paid by the participant.   This challenge will be fully supported with your bike being transported to the start and your luggage being transported to each nightly stop for you.  Support vehicle, route and organisation all provided by Alex’s Wish.

Join us on this challenging adventure, places are limited.

To book your place or find out more information please email

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