Velofest is Back!

Building on the success of last year, Velofest is back for 2019! Tackle some of the best roads North and West Yorkshire has to offer, taking in the majesty of the Yorkshire Dales and all its glory.

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Saturday 15th June


Start from any of our three stores in Harrogate, Otley or Skipton

How Much

£10 Entry Fee*

No Ordinary Sportive

With over 5000ft of climb over a 100km course this ride has something for everyone. A challenge for new cyclists and a rewarding one for experienced riders. Riding in some of the of the most beautiful parts of the county with fantastic views and roads to take in.Rock up and ride! Choose your start time and location (any one of our three shops - Otley, Harrogate, Skipton). The circular route offers two 15 mile sections and a 30. Feed stations at all stores together with a Cycling Expo for you to take a quick look at what’s currently trending in the cycling world. Displays from Trek, Cannondale and Whyte, together with promotions by Assos, Muc-Off, OTE and more.

Come along and tackle one, two or all three sections on what we hope will be a beautiful day out with a relaxed feel and some great riding to boot.We’ve included the infamous ‘Cow & Calf’ climb in the Skipton to Otley section – always a challenge for experienced riders and a real target for those who haven’t yet tackled it/want a new cycling challenge.

The Route

Route GPX Files (Download Here)

Important Route Information (last updated - 12/06/19)

Can't Ride? We Need Your Help

We welcome volunteers to join the crew for the day – Marshalling, Running Feed Stations or helping with Car Parking etc etc. Contact John at if you feel you can help.