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Daffodils Sportive – Yorkshire Cycling

March 19

The Daffodils Sportive was named after the World famous daffodils of Farndale, an area the route passes through. The event started in 2013 when we wanted to add a new Sportive to the Velo29 Calendar which incorporated some of our favourite roads. The routes have a challenge for all abilities without being too hard (it is only March after all) and like the Velo29 events of The White Horse & Whitby Sportive; focuses around a famous North East landmark.

The Daffodils offers something to all abilities of rider and the routes are stunning!

All 3 distances leave Thirsk and head straight onto quiet country lanes, small villages and some beautiful North Yorkshire scenery.

The routes are not super challenging so lots of the groups will stay together, which is a great way to meet new cycling friends.

As always we’ve found some really interesting roads. The Long route offers the most serious challenge and Blakey Bank will not disappoint those looking for a test!

It’s a lovely ride that brings people back year after year. For a couple of years we have had to operate the Farndale feed station in a field…BUT not this year, the new building will be finished and we will once again have an indoor feed and facilities.

Ride Stats
Distance: 65km

Elevation: 762m

Ride Time: 2 – 4hrs

Start: 08:30 – 08:45

Feed: –

Price: £27.50

Ride Stats
Distance: 116.8km

Elevation: 1446m

Ride Time: 5 – 8hrs

Start: 08:00 – 08:30

Feed: –

Price: £32.50

Ride Stats
Distance: 134.3km

Elevation: 1720m

Ride Time: 6 – 9hrs

Start Time: 07:30 – 08:00

Feeds: –

Price: £37.50

Organizer

Velo29Events
Phone:
0113 314 2929
Email:
events@velo29.com
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Venue

Thirsk
Thirsk School North Yorkshire YO7 1RZ + Google Map
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