This week's ride is to Helmsley to watch the finish of Stage 4 of Tour of Britain. Route out via Bossall and Crambe to elevenses at Dogh in Welburn (18 miles). Route then continues to Slingsby, Kirkdale, Pockley and Harome to lunch stop at Helmsley. ToB finish is estimated at 15:15hrs. For those that don't wish to wait for the finish, the return route is via Sproxton, Ampleforth, Yearsley and Easingwold. For those that want to stay for finish, there is an option to shorten the route via Crayke and Bohemia.
Sandwiches preferred for lunch although there are plenty of cafes and takeaways in Helmsley