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by bikepete
9 Jul 2019, 4:48pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 26
Views: 10433

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

Belatedly, a brief post-Rally update! First, of course, many thanks to all whose participation helped make the 2019 York Rally another safe and enjoyable event! Second, many thanks to all who sent in pictures so far. With our usual photographer away this year we're relying on visitor images to fill...
by bikepete
19 Jun 2019, 7:47am
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 26
Views: 10433

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

First volunteers and marquee contractors go on site today! It looks like we've been incredibly lucky with the weather again - it should be dry for the whole Rally weekend, and some good chances of sunshine! http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/screenshot-www.wunderground.com-2019.06.19-07...
by bikepete
9 Jun 2019, 10:16am
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 26
Views: 10433

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

Just a quick note that with two weeks to go, just about everything is finalised and we're looking forward to meeting everyone again in York! Among other things we've finalised the rides schedule , now including a retro ride for fans of classic steel cycles: http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/uploads/20...
by bikepete
28 May 2019, 5:09pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 26
Views: 10433

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

SATURDAY NIGHT MUSIC UPDATE! The Foresters , the Rally’s traditional Saturday evening band for many decades, retired in late 2018 and have now sadly disbanded. We thank them for their many fine performances at the Rally – they will be much missed! Now for the York Rally 2019 we are delighted to welc...
by bikepete
25 May 2019, 10:52am
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 26
Views: 10433

Re: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June

http://yorkrally.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/campsite3-550x388.jpg Under a month to go until the York Rally 2019 ! Our campsite team are already busy collating all of the pitch bookings which mentioned a group they'd like to be located with - perhaps a club or just a group of friends. If you'd l...
by bikepete
19 May 2019, 10:09pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: York Rally 2019: 22-23 June
Replies: 26
Views: 10433

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: 8849

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: 8849

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: 8849

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: 8849

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: 26
Views: 10433

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: 26
Views: 10433

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: 8849

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: 8849

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: 8849

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

Not sure myself - I will find out and get back to you...