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May 4, 2017

With the better weather and more opportunity to get outdoors to start training, now is the ideal time to commit to this year’s Great Yorkshire Bike Ride taking place on 17th June 2017.  Now in it’s 34th year this well-established, popular family bike ride organised by promoter John Taylorson MBE and Wetherby Lions takes place to raise funds for many Regional and local charities including Wetherby Lions.

The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride is an annual 70 mile sponsored charity cycle ride from Wetherby  to Filey. This ride takes in some of Yorkshire best countryside through the Howardian Hills and the Yorkshire Wolds to the coast.

Every year 2,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities take on the challenge of this great Yorkshire event. Come and join us this year on Saturday...

The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride presentation at the Functions Suite Farnell element14 Leeds on Saturday 30th of October 2015

The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride (GYBR) is an annual sponsored charity cycle ride taking in a carefully planned 70 mile route from Wetherby Racecourse and finishing at the Country Park Filey, with 5 rest stops en route, including a Lunch stop at Terrington where hot food is provided for the riders. John Taylorson, MBE is the Event Organiser and Wetherby Lions Club, for over the past 25 years have assisted his team with the logistics of the event.  Planning commenced in April and this year the event took place on Saturday the 6th of June.

Wetherby Lions main tasks are to book and staff the rest stops, allocate marshals for the 79 marshaling points...

June 14, 2015

The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride is one of the most popular and successful charity cycle rides in Yorkshire. Each year a sell-out entry of 2,000 riders of all ages and abilities sign up to take on the challenge of the 70 mile route from Wetherby to Filey. 
 
The annual event is in it’s 32nd year has currently raised £2.46m for charity projects since the GYBR started in 1984 with 250 riders taking part. 
 
The route takes in some of the greatest scenery that North Yorkshire has to offer with the climb over the Howardian Hills to the long journey through the Yorkshire Wolds to the climax of the ride, the arrival at Filey Country Park on the East Coast. 
 
The 2015 ride took place on Saturday the 6th of June. There were 1,767 riders at the start and the riders were h...

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