YRCC RIDE TYPES
Easy/Green: Suitable for irregular or social riders. Pace will match the slower riders. Expect rides of up to 2 – 3 hours. Gentle exercise.10 – 35 miles at an average speed of 8 – 10 mph. Up to 1,500 feet of climbing.
Moderate/Amber: Suitable for regular riders who prefer to cover some distance but at a more relaxed pace. Likely to be half-day rides. Solid exercise.30 – 55 miles at an average speed of 9 – 11mph. Up to 3,750 feet of elevation gain.
Challenging/Red: Suitable for experienced riders. These rides may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination! Likely to be half-day rides – possibly longer in summer. Challenging exercise.35 – 65 miles at an average speed of 11-13mph. Up to 6,000 feet of elevation gain.
All rides include at least one café stop, more at the discretion of the ride leader. Yorkshire Rose Cycling Club supports Breeze Rides for Women, British cycling’s initiative to get more women on bikes. Some of our Green Rides will be run as Breeze Rides by club members who are Breeze qualified ride-leaders.