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by bikepete
19 May 2019, 10:09pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 13
Views: 5641

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

2019 badges, a new band, good news for vegans and much more… With just a month to go it’s time for another York Rally update! We’ve plenty to get through so please read on for more details on the following: ⋅  2019 badges are now here! Pick yours up at the Rally or order online. ⋅&nb...
by bikepete
29 Apr 2019, 6:23pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

Huge thankyou to all those who organised and supported this friendly and enjoyable event. As a retro rider good to see so many old bikes complete with brake cables and downtube shifters. Met and chatted with lots of riders some of whom had travelled big distances to support this event. The weather ...
by bikepete
27 Apr 2019, 8:16am
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

Thanks for all the debate/feedback, I will feed it back to the team. Meanwhile the York Rally Sportive & Retro 2019 takes place TOMORROW! Pity the teams of volunteers getting wet as they put out signs today, but rejoice that the weather for Sunday looks dry :-) http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/up...
by bikepete
20 Apr 2019, 2:50pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

The York Rally Sportive & Retro 2019 is NEXT WEEKEND ! On Sunday 28th April our three routes take in some of Yorkshire's finest riding - there are 140k and 100k options plus a more gentle 80 km "Retro" ride. See all the routes, maps and more at http://yorkrally.org/sportive/ And if you...
by bikepete
20 Apr 2019, 2:44pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

I believe the choice of British Cycling was driven purely by its status as the place where most of the likely riders go to look for, and book, Sportives. We've confirmed this with surveys of riders - despite all our other publicity efforts, very many had simply come across it through BC's booking sy...
by bikepete
1 Apr 2019, 8:25pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 13
Views: 5641

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

We always try to ensure there is a good selection of caterers at the York Rally. Typically we have our highly dependable burger (and chips, drinks & more) van, ice cream vendors, coffee vendors, and usually around three or more other outlets. Plus of course the great Brew York bar! But in some r...
by bikepete
30 Mar 2019, 9:16pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 13
Views: 5641

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

Just a quick note that York Rally 2019 planning is proceeding well. Please do make sure it's in your diary for the weekend of 22-23 June, and please do book your campsite pitch now! A few notable items from our recent planning meeting: ⋅ We're hoping for major improvements to the showers t...
by bikepete
30 Mar 2019, 9:00pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

Just a reminder that this splendid fundraising Sportive is now just a month away! All volunteer run and taking in some of Yorkshire's finest riding.

The team is all set to welcome riders - please do enter now and help support the Rally!
by bikepete
17 Feb 2019, 7:34pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

The organiser's now got back to me. Helmets are indeed required for all rides including the retro.
by bikepete
16 Feb 2019, 8:11pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

Not sure myself - I will find out and get back to you...
by bikepete
16 Feb 2019, 5:59pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

Re: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

We're looking forward to this and all the organisation is pretty much in place - more volunteer helpers would always be welcome of course! Two small updates: - the full maps (hard copies will be provided on the day) are now available as PDFs on the Sportive & Retro web pages - There's now also a...
by bikepete
16 Feb 2019, 5:47pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: Cottingham (East Yorks) Cycle Jumble - 17th March 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 3184

Cottingham (East Yorks) Cycle Jumble - 17th March 2019

All are invited to Cottingham (near Hull in East Yorkshire) for the Cycle Jumble on the 17th March! Click the image to enlarge (or here ) and please phone Pete Dunn on 07740 171 252 with any queries or to book a table: http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/cott-jumble-v3-large-550x387.jpg ...
by bikepete
16 Feb 2019, 5:32pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 13
Views: 5641

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

A new quiz, Rally clothing on sale and much more in our February update! It’s time for another York Rally update! We’ve plenty of developments to report. Before we get to that, though, a quick request. We all need to keep pushing awareness of the Rally to keep it flourishing! Word of mouth is the m...
by bikepete
12 Jan 2019, 10:37pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 13
Views: 5641

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/quiz-1-550x388.png New for the York Rally 2019 - a cycling and general knowledge quiz on Friday evening! Book your team's entry now: http://yorkrally.org/quiz/ We've hoping the new quiz will be a convivial way for anyone on site on the Friday evening ...
by bikepete
22 Dec 2018, 6:46pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 5163

York Rally Sportive and Retro Classic, Sunday 28th April 2019

http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/sportive-v4-550x388.jpg (click to enlarge , or download as jpg or as pdf ) Enjoy a challenging and rewarding day out, with great cake, at the 5th fundraising Sportive run by the experienced, all-volunteer and very friendly team who organise the tradit...