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To middleton park 5mi Fri 25 Nov
From holbec5 4mi Mon 26 Sep
Lilwork 5mi Tue 30 Aug
Nidderdale ramble 3mi Thu 25 Aug
Woodrup to Leeds Stn 2mi Mon 27 Jun
Leeds STN to Woodrup Cycles 2mi Mon 27 Jun
Holll 3mi Tue 14 Jun
Pilates 5mi Mon 6 Jun
Morley to Dewsbury 5mi Sat 28 May
Canal 3mi Sun 15 May

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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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