A unique gift for Christmas or other special occasion?

We are offering an escorted bike-ride over some of the premier roads used in this years Tour of Yorkshire. Our quality bikes come with a helmet, bottle-cage, pump, spare tubes etc and are fully serviced and ready to go. You can decide to enjoy your bike-ride straight-away or wait for the better weather to arrive; it is entirely up to you. There are three generous gift packages available which reflect the duration of the ride and your budget. They are;

• An escorted bike ride of up to 2 hours with a bike of your choice from our hire fleet. The route will be tailored to meet your personal fitness and aspirations and should be great fun. Cost is £59.

• An escorted bike ride of up to 4 hours – riding  one of our light-weight carbon-fibre Trek Emonda road-bikes. Price includes a cafe-stop and ride nutrition (bars and sports drinks) with a qualified ride coach and cycle mechanic in attendance throughout. Cost is £99.

• All of the above with up to 6 hours – of escorted riding in the Yorkshire Dales with a stop for lunch and coffee stops also included. A memorable days cycling over some breathtaking scenery. Cost is £139.


For a short time only – we are offering a Full Annual Service for your bike at only £80 (normally £95) plus any parts that are needed. We will of course discuss anything that your bike needs before we order and fit them. Other services are available – please see our website at www.voc.bike for full details.


Vern Overton

Vern Overton is a former Army Officer, having served for over 30 years. Vern is an experienced Mountain Bike Leader (MIAS), Triathlon Coach (BTF Level 2) and Cycle Mechanic (CYTECH Level 3). He has a passion for outdoor pursuits and has competed in many mountain marathons, road cycling time trials and challenging ironman triathlon events.

He has represented Team GB as an Age-Group Athlete in Duathlon (cycling and running) and has been a coach and mentor of young athletes at the Army Foundation College near Harrogate.

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