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December Chilly Ride

  • North Bar Social 10-10A Boroughgate Otley, LS21 United Kingdom (map)

So December is here, and chances are that you are just hanging on to going out on your bike during this winter weather.

Well we are hosting the last of our events in this year with another social ride.  Bringing together riders to challenge theirselves on either a 30 or 50 mile route out near Silsden and Bolton Abbey. 

We definitely know its going to be a tough one, so wrap up warm and appropriate to the weather! Please bring your lights also just in case.

Brave the elements one last time with our social ride.  Option of a 30 and 50 mile ride either way you don't need to be part of a club, be a regular or have signed up to one of our events before.  Simply enter online, turn up, sign in, enjoy some coffee and then set out on your adventure.  Then after you have burnt off those calories come back to North Bar Social, Otley and enjoy some food and some craft beers to reward your efforts.

Some important details:

  • This ride is not signposted nor is there maps.  We expect all riders to have a GPS device, or know the route.
  • The ride does not have any mechanical support.  
  • There will not be any feed stations.  
  • Riders are wholly responsible for their self. 
  • This is a ride not a race.  
  • There are some prizes for elements of this ride.  These prizes are not to encourage racing and they are not for the quickest time around the route.
  • Please ensure you abide by the highway code.  This event requires your support and respect for other road users.
  • Helmets must be worn at all times.
  • Soup and a Roll is included in this ride and we hope that you will come and socialise post ride at North Bar Social, Otley.  

30 Mile Route:

50 Mile Route:

Start/Finish Location:

North Bar Social, 8-10 Bondgate, Otley


Car Parking:

Around Otley there are plenty of car parks, you will need to pay for these and if parking roadside we ask that you respect the local citizens.


The cost of this event is free.


Riders are entering this ride knowing that they are responsible for their self and others and that True Cycling Limited are not responsible for death, damage, theft, injury or negligence of other riders.  You enter this event recognising that True Cycling Limited are not responsible in any way for you and your belongings during this event.  We ask that you take part and are sensible.  Your riding technique should be in line with your ability and the environment.  We recommend that you take our insurance on yourself and your belongings.

Sign Up Form

Name *
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Gender *
Ride Length *
Terms and Conditions *
If you are under 18?
Ride Conditions *

Riders Briefing

Thank you all for signing up and taking part in our Chilly Ride.  We appreciate the support that riders have given us over the last year.  This ride is about bring people and bikes together on a social basis.

Our hugest thanks goes to Planet X Bikes and North Bar Social for supporting this event.  

We ask that you add 07850381942 to your phone in case of any retirement, urgent need of refreshment or gels.  

This ride is self sufficient and we ask that you ensure you have downloaded the route to your garmin, or other gps device and have printed off the map.  Prior to the ride we ask that you make yourself familiar with the route.

This route is not signposted.  There are no feed stations. 

We ask that riders take care on the roads, that you are wholly responsible for your wellbeing.  We will not be held responsible in any way for you, injury, death, damage to you or your belongings or other riders.  We strongly encourage that you have insurance prior to entering this event.  The organisers True Cycling Limited are not responsible in any way for you, or your wellbeing.

Upon return you will be able to enjoy soup and a roll courtesy of North Bar Social, and enjoy one of their amazing beers from the bar.

We ask that you ride in the manner and ethos of the ride, that it is social.  We will be offering out a few prizes for those riders completing certain segments on strava - this will not be for the quickest time.  We remind you that this is a ride and is NOT A RACE.  We will not accept any form of racing whilst part of this ride. 

Riders must wear helmets at all times.  Cut off for the event is 3:00pm.  We ask all riders to be back by this time.  If the weather is bad please ensure you have lights.

Registration opens from 10:30.  With a leave time of 10:30-10:45

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.