East Yorkshire CTC

90th Anniversary Rides – Downloadable Route Sheets and .GPX Files

June 27th, 2015

After a little tweaking to our 90 mile and 90 kilometre routes, the .gpx files are available below to download for each of our Sunday 5th July 2015 Anniversary Rides:

90 mile route

Download the 90 mile route .gpx files (includes filtered version with fewer than 500 track points) or go directly to Garmin Connect for the 90 mile route.

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Way of the Roses – June 2015

June 30th, 2015

A few months ago, I sat in the cafe at Hutton Cranswick with Mally & Terry, looking at a huge map of the Way of the Roses on the wall. We decided to do it “when the weather is better”.


… never bring me any tears

We chose 1st of June when the weather was not better.

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Runs List June & July 2015

May 31st, 2015


Runs List for June & July 2015. View the full April to July 2015 Runs List (.xls) and see all of our Ride Start Points

90th Anniversary Celebration Rides/Reunion Day – 5th July 2015

May 28th, 2015

Update from Admin 27/6: see here for downloadable route sheets and .gpx files for our anniversary rides.

Limited places still available. Contact Sheila (01482 857774 – Sheila@jsampson.karoo.co.uk) to enter.

Due to unforeseen circumstances we are changing the date of the 90th Anniversary Rides, it is now the week before, Sunday 5th July 2015. The headquarters are Hessle Rugby Sports Club, Livingstone Road, Hessle, HU13 0EG.

The three Standard Rides will start from 8.30am onwards.


All three of the Anniversary Rides go over the Humber Bridge.

The rides are still the same 90 mile, 90 kilometre or 35 mile routes and all rides go over the Humber Bridge.

Free to CTC members, non-members £5.00, Under 14s £2.00.

Please email Sheila@jsampson.karoo.co.uk/tel 01482 857774 by the 25th June if you want to take part and fill in the entry form.

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Tour de Yorkshire Sportive

May 4th, 2015

I’ve sort of lost interest in sportives of late. Not so much the rides themselves but the way that certain riders seem to think of them as elite events, but then I was persuaded to part with £50 and sign up for the inaugural Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Sportive (109km).

Cote de Cow and Calf courtesy of Mike McAllister

Cote de Cow and Calf – Tour de Yorkshire Sportive (courtesy of Mike McAllister via Twitter)

Five of us left South Cave heading for Leeds in torrential rain and it was still raining as we put on every item of wet/warm gear we had before leaving the official car park for the two mile ride to the start point in Roundhay Park. There was no lack of enthusiasm from all the staff and support crew but our moods were matched by the skies: grey and miserable.

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Runs List May & June 2015

May 4th, 2015


Runs List for May & June 2015. View the full April to July 2015 Runs List (.pdf) and see all of our Ride Start Points

Report: GHS Rides 19th April 2015

May 3rd, 2015

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Riders assemble for the 2015 GHS Rides

42 solo bikes and three tandems started and finished the annual pilgrims ride to Burnby Gardens Pocklington on a windy dry day, in the memory of George Herbert Stancer, ambassador for cycling before and after the Second World War. Jim brought along a certificate he had received in 1967, 48 years ago for riding the 100 mile GHS and still completed the shorter distance today.

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