New cycle event supported by Yorkshire’s oldest bike retailer

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All Terrain Cycles, which dates back to 1907 and has superstores near Bradford and in Wetherby, has announced that it will be one of the main sponsors of one of the region’s premier cycling events, Ripley Castle Cyclocross, which, following the success of the inaugural event last year, will again take place on New Year’s Day.

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REVIEW: More great lights from Knog



Regular readers of our blog and reviews will know we are huge fans of the Australian brand Knog. For years they’ve been providing simple yet highly effective products all wrapped up in quirky but highly effective designs.


Last year we reviewed the Blinder Road 2 and Road R lights and we loved them. In fact the Blinder R remains our favourite rear light of them all.


So naturally we were keen to get our hands on some of the newer products in the range and this year we’ve got the Blinder Road 3, Blinder Arc 1.7 and Blinder Arc 5.5 in for review. So let’s get cracking starting with the Road 3.

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Cycling Cafe in Thirsk

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Whilst the Tour may have been and gone from our region in 2014 there are no signs of the cycling buzz slowing down (here at least). As result there are more and more cycling themed cafes opening up, places where it’s acceptable to be sat in lycra and where piling your bikes up outside isn’t treated with the sort of contempt usually saved for vandalism!

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REVIEW: Ox Pasture Hall – Scarborough

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Here at North Yorkshire Cycling we have to admit that we probably spend the lion’s share of our riding time in the Yorkshire Dales purely because of convenience and the constraints of work week to week. So when the guys over at Ox Pasture Hall just outside of Scarborough invited us to come and stay a night in their luxury 4 start country house hotel we took it as a chance to do some more exploring over by the coast.

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