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Journey 2 - Esholt, Hawksworth, 5 rise locks

Posted by clare bell on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : Mountain bike journeys 
Distance approx 15km

Time 2 1/2 hrs

So today was another cracking day and perfect for cycling, not too hot, too cold or too breezy.  My route today is a bit of hills and a bit of flat and luckily I got the hills out of the way first!

My start point is on the A6038 near Esholt in Bradford (where they used to shoot Emmerdale Farm) in the main road there is plenty of parking, I suggest somewhere near the Halfway House pub is probably they easiest.  The first part of the ride is main road and can be...

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first journey Armley to Bramley - Aire Valley Tow Path

Posted by clare bell on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, In : Mountain bike journeys 
Better late than never!  The weather has been unpredictable of for yesterday and today so I was waiting with baited breath looking out of my window at work to see if today would be they day I would finally be back on two wheels and it was!

My Bike

as it was 6pm by the time I got out I knew it wouldnt be a long one, just as well really as I dont want to get saddle sore before my weekend ride (weather permitting) there was a little wind but not too much, there is nothing worse than fighting the w...
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The start of a new adventure

Posted by clare bell on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mountain bike journeys 

Whilst I was out walking the dog today enjoying the beautiful sunshine and watching the wildlife all around me was thinking I should have camera in tow as well as the dog and then I got to thinking about riding my mountain bike as in the summer months I like nothing more on the weekend than getting out in the countryside and clocking up the miles.

I love to take pictures when I am cycling but dont really want to take my expensive & heavy D300s and all the gubbins with me in the heat or unpred...

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