New Cycling Centre opens in the Yorkshire Dales in time for Le Tour de Yorkshire

Posted by Luci Ackers on 19 April 2017
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New Cycling Centre opens in the Yorkshire Dales in time for Le Tour de Yorkshire

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'Stage 1 Cycles' in Hawes

A new cycle centre has opened close to Askrigg just in time for the Tour de Yorkshire, which is taking place throughout the county at the end of April 2017.

Stage 1 Cycles is located in Hawes on the quaint platform of the old Victorian railway station. Here in the heart of Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales the centre is ideally placed to encourage access to the National Park bike routes for everyone and anyone.

Image: © Copyright Ian Russell via Geograph and licensed for reuse.

What’s here?

This is a family run cycle hub that does everything. You can buy or hire all kinds of equipment and goods, bikes, accessories and clothing. The team really know their stuff and are great at advising, offering help, sorting repairs and sharing their knowledge. Whether you’re a professional biker, or just starting out they’ll be able to suggest routes or help you with ideas and new destinations to explore.

They also provide guided rides! So if you want to get out there amongst the Yorkshire hills and see some of the famous countryside, but you feel more comfortable with an experienced rider, you’ve come to the right place. Each of the instructors knows the hills and paths like the back of their hand and tailor their rides and tours to each individual group. There is also a free weekly shop ride for over 18s. So plenty of opportunity to take to the saddle.

Eat and drink

Stage 1 Cycles has a great cafe on site called the Firebox cafe and here you will find a lovely range of hot and cold food and drinks to have in or out. They’re really proud of their locally sourced ingredients and freshly prepared cakes and and excellent coffee! So why not stop for a bite to eat or browse with a cuppa?

How to find them

Hawes is just over 10 minutes from Askrigg by car (or you could cycle it in about half an hour). It is off Brunt Acres Road, close to the Dales Countryside Museum on the site of the old Railway Station.

Stage 1 Cycles & Firebox Cafe,

Station Yard, Hawes,

North Yorkshire,

DL8 3NT.

Take a look at the Stage 1 cycles website for further information.

The Tour de Yorkshire

Cycling is on the brain in Yorkshire at the moment with the return of the Tour de Yorkshire. The annual race is now entering its third season and takes place over three days, this year from the 28th to 30th April.

The event is run by Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation, who operate the Tour de France. It is now officially part of the world cycling calendar and attracts a huge range of athletes and cycling teams from around the world.

The excitement kicks off in Bridlington for the first stage on the first day with the ceremonial start taking place from around 10.30 am. The stages are as follows:

  • Stage 1 - Bridlington to Scarborough
  • Stage 2 - Tadcaster to Harrogate
  • Stage 3 - Bradford to Fox Valley, Sheffield

The cyclists will be covering a total of 304 miles. There are due to be two sprints per stage and these are always a really popular spot for spectators. If you would like to watch the race for yourself you can find all the information regarding timings, destinations and routes on the Tour de Yorkshire website.

Find out how to stay in the beautiful village of Askrigg near Hawes by entering your details at the bottom of the page to receive a free brochure.

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Luci Ackers

Luci Ackers

Luci loves getting out and about for a good cycle ride or easy-going walks in the countryside, and thoroughly enjoyed the time she previously spent working for the National Trust. Her love of writing started from a young age and on rainy days nothing beats curling up in a secret corner with a good book.

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