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Four lane ends 3mi Mon 22 Jul
to dealburn rd 5mi Thu 15 Feb
avoid wakefield 6mi 28 Feb 2023
Thwaites Brow Rd to Bingley 5 Rise Locks 4mi 12 Dec 2022
bingley to Thwaites Bridge 5mi 12 Dec 2022
Bradford IC to Forster square 1300m 19 Nov 2022
NCR66 Bradford circuit 3mi 1 Aug 2022
NCR66 Canal to Bradford 3mi 31 Jul 2022
To mum and dads 5mi 22 Jul 2021
Top route 5mi 20 Apr 2021

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Motorbike event almost upstaged by cyclist

24 Jun 2014

The Motorcycle Industry Association almost ended up with egg on its face after organising ‘City Commuter Challenge’ events in Leeds and Brighton. The events were intended to prove that motorbikes…

Cycling minister to inspect Yorkshire tunnel

16 May 2014

The campaign to reopen Queensbury railway tunnel, between Halifax and Bradford, for cyclists has received a boost. Robert Goodwill, Minister for Cycling, has agreed to visit the tunnel and…

Could Yorkshire get its own Two Tunnels?

31 Mar 2014

The Two Tunnels path, burrowing under the hillside south of Bath, has become one of the National Cycle Network’s greatest successes since opening last year. Now the people of West Yorkshire…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Bradford:

The Three Acres Inn, Shelly · 38mi round-trip
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St Aidan's · 38mi round-trip
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East Riddlesden Hall · 19mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Bradford

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Bradford:

To Manchester, Littleborough, Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Halifax, Elland, Brighouse, Huddersfield, Mirfield, Dewsbury and Leeds.


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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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