Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:47 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:35 pm 
Moderator /Lincs, E & S Yorks Deputy AEC
Moderator /Lincs, E & S Yorks Deputy AEC
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 26, 2007 6:16 pm
Posts: 4187
Location: RetroModding™ since 1988
Courtesy of our neighbours in the N & E Yorkshire area...

A North East and Yorkshire area group production.

A park on the outskirts of LEEDS holds one of the best preserved and visited tudor/jacobean mansions that has much to shout about.


Let's go see it!

Allow marc two tone to guide you round the outskirts of the park taking in flowing bridal paths and woodland with the looming image of the house that has a mention in the doomsday book, never too far away!

Date:: 17.3.2012

Location:: temple newsam, Leeds LS15 OAE.

Description:: a tour around temple newsam then, connecting with the Trans Pennine trail. taking in bridal paths, woodland, canal locks and marinas and of course a visit to the chip shop! terrain is retro bike friendly and covers 17-18 miles. 95% off-road.

the chippy is two thirds round but plenty of stops and re-gathers are planned in.

TIME:: 10:30AM for a 11:00am kick-off. duration of 3-4 hrs.

MEET POINT:: large car park next to running track. there is a 6 foot barrier so, be aware if you use a roof rack or have a vehicle above the size of a regular family hatchback :wink: plenty and free parking within car park or on road if necessary.

DIFFICULTY:: rating of 2. some climbs to raise the pulse but nothing sustained.

link to car park, scroll around to determine approach------>, ... 1&t=h&z=18

with anticipation of a M1, M62, A1(M) approach...junc 46 off M1 for Leeds 6120 is by far the easiest route in. from motorway head onto 6120 and straight on at first roundabout, keep in left lane now and take second exit(straight ahead) at next roundabout. just a few hundred yards ahead you will come to a set of traffic lights at a built up junction. turn a sharp left at the lights on to colton road. follow your nose in temple newsam. once through the gate-house bear right immediately! and follow road for 200 yrds or so, beware door-step speed bumps!. take next right on to road with bus terminus and take 1st exit off. keep going a little further downhill and on the right is the car park :wink:

also, bring along any Karma, swaps and swag for a post ride trade. if anybody wants to bring a change of cloths to see the parks' tourist stuff afterwards then please do. I doubt any rider is going home with a clean bike or, lower limbs, so spare garments is advisable.

 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:39 pm 
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 29, 2008 11:55 pm
Posts: 6619
will see if ive a pass

 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:41 pm 
retrobike rider
retrobike rider
User avatar

Joined: Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:19 pm
Posts: 3306
Location: Leeds, for ages!
thanks andyb, chris v40, fluffychicken.

riders from this region cordially invited to this ride, you can even feed the ducks afterwards 8)


Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 

All times are UTC [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group