Many people are using this time to get out on their bike. Whether you’re an experienced cyclist or a complete beginner, you always need to plan your cycling route. The Bike Hub have provided some resources to help you get out and about on a bike in Leeds and beyond.
Besides Google Maps, here are a few websites that you can find help with cycling routes and maps.
- Leeds City Council cycle routes and maps- includes PDFs of cycle routes, a parking guide, as well as links to interactive maps: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/connecting-leeds-and-transforming-travel/cycling/cycle-routes
- CityConnect interactive map- interactive travel planning tool; powered by CycleStreet, which you can use nationally: https://www.cyclecityconnect.co.uk/journey-planner/
- Sustrans, the national cycling charity responsible for managing the excellent National Cycle Network, have lots of good routes around Leeds: https://www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/?location=null&routetype=null&distance=null
- The same Sustrans have also identified routes for a “slow tour de Yorkshire,” with downloadable PDFs – these are ideal for family rides! https://www.sustrans.org.uk/our-blog/national-cycle-network-route-collections/2019/all/slow-tour-of-yorkshire/