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Yorkshire Velo Tours

110 Bolling Road, Ilkley LS29 8PN, England
+44 7710 550237
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Challenge Ride 5: Tour of the Dales

I was looking for a challenging but rewarding ride and I found one. Great weather, superb route and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simon H
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Fantastic experience

We were blessed with stunning weather for the Tour de Yorkshire race weekend, and the ride leaders... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Tulapup
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Richmond Surrey
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Fully supported road cycle tours and rides for cyclists of all abilities in most scenic countryside of the Yorkshire Dales. Some of the best roads in Europe as ridden by the pros of the Tour de France! Luxury accommodation, excellent local dining and the best cafe stops. Our one day 'CycleSaturday' rides take you on a different epic route each month and run from May through to September. Bespoke options include: * women only rides * corporate packages * ride leader only at an hourly rate
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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110 Bolling Road, Ilkley LS29 8PN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a challenging but rewarding ride and I found one. Great weather, superb route and the fantastic support. Highly recommended! Thanks Charles and Chris.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

We were blessed with stunning weather for the Tour de Yorkshire race weekend, and the ride leaders knew exactly where we should be for the best cycling and spectating experience. I am not the fastest thing on 2 wheels (up hills), so on at least...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Had an excellent time with Yorkshire Velo Tours. It was professionally led and having a support vehicle is a wonderful experience. We were superbly led by the ride leaders and the support mechanic was also ace. Would recommend it to anyone who wants to cycle...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic route, even the cobbles, which used quiet country lanes to great effect and having support all round is a real game changer. It's a great concept, pleasant change from mass participation sportive and real opportunity to chat with like minded people. I look forward...More

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Charles O, Owner at Yorkshire Velo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thanks Dave, riders do like having Chris the mechanic on hand, luxury for a cyclist! Hope to see you again on the road.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Had an excellent ride on the March challenge ride with Yorkshire Velo Tours, superbly looked after by Charles and Chris. The route was well planned with long and steady climbs in the first half of the ride, easing a little in the second half, which...More

Thank Thomas B
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Charles O, Owner at Yorkshire Velo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thanks for the review Tom, it was a pleasure to meet and ride with you last month!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Booked onto this with a group of family friends all of varied cycling ability. Charles was excellent at catering for the needs of the group throughout the day, provided insight along the route and in general made the experience both challenging and enjoyable. We were...More

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Management response:Responded September 19, 2017

Thanks for your comments, it was a pleasure to meet you all and enjoy a day cycling in the Dales!

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

A brilliant day from start to finish. Wonderful breakfast and coffee in the pub before the ride. The service offered for the same price as many sportives stands this service over and above, excellent guides, excellent route, pre ride bike check, drink and nutrition on...More

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Management response:Responded July 11, 2017

Thanks Warren for your kind review

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

I signed up to a 100 mile ride not knowing anyone else in the group and was a little nervous as i was unsure of the level and abilities but I needn't of worried. All the riders and both guides were very friendly and accommodating...More

Thank Robbo148
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Management response:Responded July 10, 2017

Really good to meet you and we're glad you enjoyed the day, we couldn't have had better weather for it!

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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Thanks for a great experience Charles and team. Great company, fantastic scenery, challenging ride... a top day out!

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Management response:Responded May 25, 2017

Thanks Matt, good to meet you at last, keep on peddling!

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

I stumbled across this Tour when searching for a ride relatively local to me. Having signed up Charles made immediate contact with information and guidance. On the day our small group met as planned and were guided along the 76 mile 2200m ascent route. Snacks...More

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Management response:Responded May 23, 2017

Really good to meet you Richard and thank you for your kind review. Most of all best if luck fir your epic ride next month! Charles - YVT

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