Yorkshire Ride - 13 April 2019
Date: Saturday 13 April 2019
Experience Yorkshire's finest roads and tackle the epic climbs laid out for the best riders in the world in September 2019.
Fancy a new cycling challenge for 2019? With the UCI Road World Championships coming to Yorkshire - and more accurately our home town of Harrogate - we’re offering a great day out on the bikes tackling parts of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships route. Take on a 180km challenge including the major climbs, to see how you fare ahead of the best riders in the world.
What is a Yorkshire Ride
Our Yorkshire Ride's aren't a sportive. They are an awesome, fully supported day out in Yorkshire with like-minded cyclists taking on parts of the 2019 Elite Men's Road Race course.
- Tackle the tough 180km course starting and finishing in Harrogate
- Fully Supported with ride leaders, support car, lunch stop and more
- Groups for varying abilities
- Test yourself on the major climbs of Cray, Buttertubs and Grinton Moor
- Hurry! Only 60 places available for each date
- Road Book - featuring ride info and local tips
- Pre-ride coffee and ride briefing
- Group rides for varying abilities
- Expert ride leaders
- Support car
- Lunch en route
- Yorkshire themed goodie bag
- Accommodation in Harrogate
- Post-ride massage
- Post-ride spa experience
The route that includes parts of the UCI Road World Championships’ Men Elite course takes in 180km of stunning Yorkshire Dales and challenges riders to three iconic Yorkshire climbs; Cray, Buttertubs and Grinton Moor. Our route will begin and end in the spa town of Harrogate, the hub town which will serve the UCI Road World Championships over nine days in September 2019.
Whether you fancy a challenging day out on the bike or a whole weekend cycling break in Yorkshire, our Yorkshire Rides are designed to create an experience you’ll remember!
Yorkshire Rides are expertly organised, full supported days out on the bike with local guides who know the roads like the back of their hands and can provide the best local knowledge. You'll be fully supported with pro-level support and enjoy refuelling lunch and coffee stops throughout the ride to ensure you make in around the route.
Fully Supported Ride
There will be full support - so no need to carry excess food and clothes when a gel and a sticky bottle is at hand from our Struggle Support Car.
The rides will provide groups for varying abilities, so you can guarantee there’s a peloton of similar speed riders to share the work.
What's more, you'll be riding with like-minded cyclists offering camaraderie and top banter in the best cafe stops en route.
Why Ride with Us?
Struggle Events are Yorkshire’s leading cycling events company, run by cyclists for cyclists.
Organising anything from mass-participation sportives to training camps in Mallorca or private guided rides, Struggle Events ensure all the fine details are taken care of so all you need to do is rock up and ride your bike.
All Struggle events boast a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and riders feel part of a great day out on the bike with like-minded people that they’ll never forget.
The Spa town of Harrogate is one of the most visited towns in the North of England among tourists due to the shopping, dinning, heritage and location as a gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.
Harrogate came to prominence in the cycling world when it hosted the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart. The town got 100% behind the Tour de France with a dedicated Fan Park near the finish line.
The 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire is set to be just as exciting - and over nine days. Harrogate is the ideal location for cyclists looking to explore Yorkshire by bike and take on the worlds route during their stay.
Find out more about the UCI Road World Championships 2019