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    Ive decided to get fit and bought myself a bike. Is there any good cycling tracks round here? I quite fancy off road but the better half would prefer something easier..

  • #2
    Ha. Im doing the same thing. When i was a kid we used to ride around near Raywell. Ive not been on the cycle paths very much though. Quite fancy the Withernsea railway line one summers day, might be a good gentle ride and your in the countryside quite quickly. Hear its haunted too
    Ill upload some google earth files showing the routes around Raywell and Welton later

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    • #3
      Thankyou, that would be real helpful.

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      • #4
        Raywell MTB Route

        Sorry I took so long dude. Here you go. Three loops and a route from Skidby to Weedly Springs. Skidby is a good place to start. You can work alot of Bridleways if you park at the cemetery. Ive adapted a route i used to do but not ridden it as part of a loop yet.
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        • #5
          went to raywell at weekend. was quite busy, but a lovely ride. parked at raywell woods(?) and just rode round the woodland. going to venture a little bit further nexttime. small steps

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          • #6
            I've a vintage raleigh misty racing bike that I ride all the time. Furthest I've got on it is from newland ave to holderness high road via the cycle paths.

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            • #7
              Some good cycle paths around Hull. I like the ones around the industrial areas the best.

              And I too prefer a vintage steed but I dont get out on it nearly enough these days.

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              • #8
                I've got a very nice Voodoo Marasa hybrid bike.
                A nice short cycle ride is to Paull. I go occasionally and it's very pleasant on a Sunday morning. Hedon Road has an excellent cycle lane off from the main road.

                Another route is along the Humber to the bridge.
                But beware as the tarmacced path becomes a grassy track then ultimately a rocky switchback!

                Anybody know where the old Hull to Hornsea railway line actually begins?
                I'd like to cycle that in the summer.

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                • #9
                  That's a shame you don't get to ride your bike much these days.

                  Which model is your vintage steed?

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