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Regional Centre to Woodlesford station 6mi Tue 9 Apr
Woodlesford station to Regional Centre 6mi Tue 9 Apr
Elland Rd 5mi Tue 9 Apr
Ruth's exh 1mi Tue 9 Apr
Ruth's exhibition 1mi Tue 9 Apr
Leeds Stn to Griffin pub 700m Sun 10 Mar
to dealburn rd 5mi Thu 15 Feb
LidleToChandos 4mi Tue 9 Jan
LidleToHome 3mi Mon 8 Jan
Wykebeck Way 2mi 15 Dec 2023

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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…

Saturday is ‘Big Ride’ day

14 May 2014 · 1

This Saturday, 17th May, thousands of cyclists will be taking to the streets to demand better cycling conditions – while having fun doing so. The ‘Big Ride’ event, part of the…

HS2 cycleway plans revealed

New 27 Mar 2014

cycle.travel has obtained details of the new National Cycleway being planned beside the HS2 railway, from London to Birmingham and the North. The Dutch consultancy firm drawing up the proposals…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

St Aidan's · 18mi round-trip
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Nostell Priory and Parkland · 33mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Leeds

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

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

To Chesterfield, Sheffield, Hoyland, Swinton, Barnsley, Royston, Wakefield and Rothwell.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Leeds

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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