Few villages are so obvious for miles around than Kilburn on the south-eastern fringe of the North York Moors National Park. It may be tiny, its residents numbering 227 at the time of the last census, but on a clear day it is possible to hone in on its location from about 30 miles away in Harrogate.
For this is a village with a famous landmark so huge it was covered to avoid the cross hairs of German bombers during the Second World War. The famous White Horse of Kilburn lies to the south of Sutton Bank; a beautiful beacon of white rocks arranged in equine shape on the sheer Roulston Scar hillside. Its surface extends 318ft long and 220ft high, making it the largest of Britain’s white horses.
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Over the next few posts we’ll be highlighting some of the major landmarks riders will be passing on the route of the Ryedale Rumble.
Whichever ride you sign up for take a glance at these stunning abbeys as you pass by. Great place for family and friends to cheer on too!
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We’re really chuffed with our A5 flyers that have just arrived from the printers.
Our logo seems to work well on everything!
The team will be busy getting these out and about North Yorkshire’s cycling establishments very soon.
While the Ryedale Rumble get’s in there and mixes it with the toughest climbs the North York Moors can throw at a cyclist, Stage 3 of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire is a sprint stage and circuits the southern edge.
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We’re so pleased to see how our Ryedale Rumble logo is working for us. Here it is on our chosen mug design.
Every rider completing their ride next year will be presented with one of these:
In 2019 we’ll choose a different background colour.
We’re looking forward to welcoming back riders year after year and helping them grow their collection of fabulous Rumble mugs.
Look out for news announcing the launch of our bespoke Ryedale Rumble cycle jackets – they are amazing.
We’re delighted to have Hull-based, Sports Timing Solutions, as part of the team bringing you a great sportive experience next year – the 2018 Ryedale Rumble.
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