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20A079 Mountain Bike Day

Scouts/Explorers

Thornthwaite

Meet point: Thornthwaite Scout Activity Centre, Dacre Pasture Lane, Darley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 4AQ

Grid Ref: SE 179 595 (Landranger sheet 104)

For a map click the location name in the box below.

Aim of the course:

An opportunity to develop off road bike skills. No previous experience is necessary, but participants must be able to ride a bike and use gears. The event will use the technical bike track which features obstacles and skill challenges as well as other off road tracks on the site.

Approach:

Meet in the car park at the centre (bottom of driveway).

From the East/North: take the B6165 from Knaresborough/Ripley towards Pateley Bridge. At Summerbridge turn left onto the B6451, towards Dacre Banks and Dacre. As you reach Dacre, turn right at the telephone box onto Dacre Lane. After 2 km turn left onto Dacre Pasture Lane. At the bottom of the hill just after a sharp right-hand bend go through the gateway follow the track towards the centre, gently descending. After about 200m pass through the centre gate and drive down the hill to the car park.

From the West (Pateley Bridge): take the B6165 towards Knaresborough. At Summerbridge turn right onto the B6451, towards Dacre Banks and Dacre. Follow the remaining directions in the paragraph above.

From the East/West/South via A59: just west of Menwith Hill take the B6451, towards Darley, Dacre and Dacre Banks. After about 4 km, as you are leaving Dacre, turn left at the telephone box onto Dacre Lane. Follow the remaining directions above.

Equipment:

Bikes, helmets and gloves will be provided for all riders. Participants may use their own bicycle and equipment subject to the approval of the event leader.

In order to ensure that we have the correct equipment available we require the height of participants. Individual registrants: if you provided this during registration it will appear on your registration confirmation email. If not, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting event reference number, participant name and height in metres.  Groups: the person making the group registration is responsible for providing the data which we need to receive no later than 2 weeks before the event date. Forms and information can be obtained here.

What to Bring:

Water bottle, packed lunch, first aid kit, sun cream and any personal cycling gear. Waterproof jacket. Warm clothing including trousers.

Late bookings or more information:

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Event Properties

Event date 26 Sep 2020 10:30am
Event End Date 26 Sep 2020 4:30pm
Registration Start Date 31 Dec 2020
Capacity 12
Registered 0
Available place 12
Cut off date 12 Sep 2020
Individual Price £14.00
Location Thornthwaite Scout Activity Centre
Event Categories Activities for Scouts,Activities for Explorer Scouts,Land activities,Land activities,Land activities