Where to join Wakefield District Cycle Forum's rides this week

Wakefield District Cycle Forum continue its programme of free guided cycle rides this week.

Monday, 21st January 2019, 12:15 pm

The rides are aimed at those new to cycling, those wanting to start cycling and people who need greater confidence when out and about on their bike. Most rides a refreshment stop.

Over the next fortnight the forum will be hosting the following events:

* On Saturday, January 26, there is a steady ride from Queens Mill in Castleford starting at 10am. This ride is for those more confident cyclists. It covers up to 20 miles and lasts three hours.

* On Sunday, January 27 there is a steady ride from Nostell Priory starting at 10am. As above, this ride is for those more confident cyclists. It covers up to 20 miles and lasts three hours.

* On Saturday, February 2 there is a steady-plus ride starting from the Darrington Hotel in Darrington at 10am. This demanding ride is for confident cyclists and requires a good level of fitness. It lasts up to four hours and covers up to 25 miles.

* On Tuesday, February 5 there is a Cycle Forum Workday starting at 10am. If you are reasonably fit come along and help improve a section of Wakefield’s off-road cycle paths. For details and to join visit www.cycling-wakefield.org.uk.

If you don’t have a bike of your own you can borrow one free of charge by emailing [email protected] in advance. For more details about the forum including the future programme, bike maintenance sessions and workdays visit www.cycling-wakefield.org.uk