2020 Events

All rides for 2020 are listed below.

2021 events

Sunday 29th March

Official EMpowered People All Ability Cycling Hub Grand Opening

11.00am till 5.00pm

Address:
Salford Way
Todmorden
OL14 7LF

The official launch of the charities new All Ability Cycling Centre

Come and see the range of our Inclusive and Adaptive bikes, and even try them. Raffle and lucky dip, with a cycle paraphernalia stalls. Food and light refreshments available

We are always looking for helpers and volunteers, so please come along and see what we do.

The kettle is always on!!

Taster days (Every first weekend from March to September)

10am till 2 pm at the EMpowered People All Ability Cycling Hub

Address:
Salford Way
Todmorden
OL14 7LF

Test ride the range of our inclusive cycles in a safe area, range of bikes for sale, come and meet the team, refreshments available (door donation)

Social rides

Saturday 29th February

The Hub to the Secret Cafe, Luddenden Foot, HX2 6EQ
10am meet at EMpowered People Hub, Salford Way, Todmorden, OL14 7LF
21 mile very social cycle with a mix of roads, gravel tracks and canal towpaths
Lunch at the Secret Cafe before returning back to the Hub

Sunday 15th March

The Hub to Hard Castlecrags via Hebden Bridge and back
10am meet at EMpowered People Hub, Salford Way, Todmorden, OL14 7LF
23 mile very social cycle with a mix of roads, gravel tracks and canal towpaths
Lunch at Gibson Mill Cafe before returning back to the Hub

Sunday 3rd May

York to Jupiter (The Planetary Cycle)

Aa very social ride 10 am start at Cycle Heaven Bicycle Shop, 31 Hospital Fields Road, York, YO10 4FS.
Contact number is Jamie Wood Tel 01904 670740
Cycle part of the planetary cycle route which will take us to Selby via the old train lines, with lunch at Selby before returning back to Cycle Heaven around 4.00 pm with a distance of 29 miles

Limited spaces available in Betty from Todmorden, leaving at 8.00am from the Hub, fuel charge of £5 per person, or you can make your own way.

Sunday 14th June

Ribble Valley Ride 2020

Three routes, EMpowered People enter the 25 mile
Start and finish at Hanson Cement, Clitheroe
Enter on line: – www.sientries.co.uk

Sunday 26th July

The Monsal Trail

Blackwell Mill to Bakewell and return, 20 miles on the old Midland railway lines. Meet at 10am to start the ride, limited spaces available in Betty from Todmorden, leaving at 8.00am from the Hub, fuel charge of £5 per person

Cycle lights will be required and working when negotiating the various tunnels

Details for the ride contact Simon on 07702784916

Sunday 30th August

Singing Ringing Tree Crown Point Road, Burnley

10am meet at EMpowered People Hub, Salford Way, Todmorden, OL14 7LF

28 miles cycle along the roads and lanes of East Lancashire calling at the Singing Ringing Tree viewing point of Crown Point, then dropping down to the Stables cafe at Townley Park. After a break the route climbs up to Worsthorne and onto the Long Causeway before dropping back into Todmorden.

This is a challenging ride due to the long and steep climbs.

EMpowered People Charity Cycle Ride

Sunday 17th May 3 Hills of the Edge including the Derek Lawton Hill climb

9.30am start from EMpowered People All Ability Cycling Hub, Salford Way, Todmorden, OL14 7LF

38 miles cycling around the backbone of the Pennines between the Lancashire and Yorkshire border, climbing over 3900feet New for this year family route with reduced mileage and climbs (15 miles)

Entries open on 1st February £15.00 on line, family group discounts

Contact details to follow.

Fully Supported Distance Rides

The Great Glen

Fort William to Inverness cycling along the Caledonian Canal and beyond!

19th to 24th of April

3 day cycle from Oban to Nairn
Sorry entries closed

Glenys’s Gwyneth Gathering

3rd and 4th October (meeting on Friday 2nd afternoon/evening)

Two day cycling adventure around the glorious lanes and roads of North West Wales, to include Harlech and Porthmadog on one ride and the second day riding the Mawddach estuary trail to Dolgellau and on to the Cader Idris cycle route, where you will see magnificent views of the Welsh mountains.

Mileage for the event is approx. 80 miles over the two days and the event is based from the Min y Mor hotel at Barmouth

The cost for the event is £160 which includes B&B. EM and service cover

Please contact Glenys on 01341 242370