As part of a series of rides celebrating Billie Flemings epic year of cycling in 1938. The Cycle Sisters will be taking a ride round the quiet roads of North Yorkshire this weekend. Heading through Great Ayton, Hutton Rudby & Appleton Wiske. The ride meets at Aldi Car Park, Yarm at 10:30 on Saturday morning.
From the Billie Fleming Facebook:
“In 1938, Billie Fleming, cycled 29,603 miles around the UK promoting cycling for women, for health & fitness. Billie died last year, aged 100! Throughout 2015, we are paying tribute to Billie’s amazing achievements by inviting women to cycle: we hope to have at least one woman cycling in tribute everyday of the year, where possible following Billie’s tracks and if possible covering Billie’s mileage. We are also organising Ride like Billie days to encourage greater participation. Cyclists can ride as much or as little of a stage they choose – every mile counts!”