Rides Calendar


There will be up to five rides each Wednesday. With a few, specified, exceptions all depart from Exhibition Square at 9.30 prompt. The distance and pace of rides differs between groups and through the seasons.  As a guide:

  • Group 1: Faster Group
    Average Speed 13 – 15 mph
    Summer Distance 75 – 100 miles (elevenses & lunch stops)
    Winter Distance 50 – 65 miles (lunch only)
  • Group 1A: Medium Group
    Average Speed 12 – 14 mph
    Summer Distance 70 – 100 miles (elevenses & picnic lunch)
    Winter Distance 45 – 65 miles (elevenses & picnic lunch)
  • Groups 2 & 3: Slower Groups
    Average Speed 11 – 12 mph
    Summer Distance 70 – 100 miles (elevenses & lunch)
    Winter Distance 40 – 65 miles (elevenses & lunch)
  • Group 4: Slowest Group
    Average Speed 10 – 11 mph
    Summer Distance 45 – 50 miles (elevenses & lunch)
    Winter Distance 40 –50 miles (elevenses & lunch)


Further details of the rides listed below are generally published on or before the preceding Monday in  the Group Rides area of the York Wednesday Wheelers’ Forum.

1st June1TBCTBC
1A*Pateley BridgeMashamRichard W
2EasingwoldAmpleforthDave B
3Castle HowardThirskBryan S
4TadcasterBirkinNick F
Short RideTBCBurythorpeEamon P
8th June1Lofthouse/Trapping Hill (NW)TBC
1AKilnwick PercyWharram PercyEamon P
2Castle HowardThirskPhil M
3EasingwoldAmpleforthPhil S
4WelburnMaltonJohn W
15th June1BirkinTBC
1AMaltonDalby ForestColin W
2WetherbyOtleyGeoff P
3HovinghamKirkbymoorsideJudy W
4PocklingtonMarket WeightonDave B
22nd June1High Mill/Church HouseTBC
1AAmpleforthCockayneColin L
2HovinghamKirkbymoorsideMargaret S
3WetherbyOtleyBrian D
4OsgodbyTadcasterBryan S
29th June1Grassington (West)TBC
1A*TBCThornton AbbeyRoger B
2MaltonCroptonDave C
3Market WeightonFolly LakesPhil S
4TancredEasingwoldJudy W
6th July1FridaythorpeTBC
1AKnaresboroughSummerbridgeColin L
2Market WeightonFolly LakesKen B
3MaltonCroptonMargaret S
4AllerthorpePocklingtonNick F
13th July1MashamTBC
1ABoroughbridgeThornborough HengeRichard W
2BoroughbridgeMashamJudy W
3MaltonDalby ForestPhil S
4TadcasterBirkinTim H
20th July1Castleton NorthTBC
1A*RipleyBurnsallColin W
2MaltonDalby ForestGeoff P
3BoroughbridgeMashamPhil M
4Thorp ArchKnaresboroughDave B
27th July1Hutton CranswickTBC
1AThorp ArchPontefractRoger B
2Castle HowardThornton DaleDave C
3WetherbyFewstonJohn W
4OsgodbyHowdenKen B

1A* Early Bird Rides, leave Exhibition Square at 08:30
2* Hockney Ride – visiting sites of Hockney paintings

Ride Details Archive to March 2020