MTB Leader Course – 23/24 April

Our 2-day MTB Leader Course is being held in beautiful countryside close to Harrogate in North Yorkshire. We will provide you with the necessary knowledge, riding skills and continuous assessment needed to qualify you as a MTB Leader. Call Vern on 07595 460465 for further details and click here to view our course video. Mountain […]

Bike hire in North Yorkshire

You never know who might call next! Just hired-out 30 of our bike’s to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC who were carrying out Pre-Season Training at Aldwark Manor Hotel and Spa in North Yorkshire. Cycling is one of their chosen activities when recovering from a hard game. See https://www.voc.bike for full details of hiring our bike’s.

New hire-bike’s have arrived!

We are pleased to announce that we have just taken delivery of 10 brand new Marin mountain bikes. The San Quentin models are in teal and pink livery and equipped with 27.5 inch wheels and modern 1 x 11 gearing. We’ve also received a further x 2 ebikes to increase our normal stock holdings. These […]

Lands End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) Guided Bike Ride

Stage one After an RV in Penzance with Scott Thomson (son of the late Mark Thompson), we cycled to Land End before setting off to John O’Groats following a scenic route of around 1200 miles. We chose to wild camp along the way and looking at the size of his panniers, I immediately guessed that […]

Mountain Bike Leader Courses

Vern Overton Cycling is now hosting Mountain-Bike Leader training at our base near Harrogate. Training courses are held over a 2 day weekend and they will provide the technical skills and wider knowledge required to lead a group of mountain-bikers out on the trail. Lots of course time is allocated to riding skills and course-assessment […]

“Hen Party” Mountain-biking

Another successful Hen party Weekend at the Fewston mountain-bike trail near to Harrogate in North Yorkshire. We turned up with all the bikes, gave instruction on cycling skills and provided rider safety. With a champagne lunch afterwards, the day was a great success. See www.voc.bike/ride-leader for details.

Mountain-biking in Yorkshire

Another stag-do enjoying one of our guided mountain-bike rides along the tracks and trails of North Yorkshire. Fully serviced bikes available for rent at competitive prices, see https://www.voc.bike/bike-hire/. Coming shortly – road and MTB events to suit improvers and those looking for an additional challenge.

‘The Travel Hack’ – Monica Stott

Cycling in Yorkshire I was then back in the car and drove from Scarborough to Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire where I was going to be cycling part of the Tour de Yorkshire route! I arrived a little early so had a walk around the incredible balancing rock formations. The rocks are nearly 30 feet […]

Cycling Tour of North Yorkshire

Just finished two days of cycling, riding over 150 miles of North Yorkshire.  Working alongside ‘Challenge Central’ we guided riders from the IHG Foundation based across Europe.  Starting in the centre of Leeds, we eventually arrived in York after visiting some of the most iconic sites in Yorkshire.