A brisk ride of up to 70km, mainly gentle unsurfaced trails, with lunch in Stanstead Abbots. Back in London by about 16.30.
Meet Finsbury Park 09.40 for 09.51 train to Hadley Wood, arrive 10.10. Leader meets you there.
(Nick Bloom 07768 354010)
Up and over: and then downhill into Surrey through late summer countryside. Lunch will be at Horley. After Merstham the ride follows Sustrans routes 20 and 21 part of the Avenue Verte. A lot of this is traffic free with a hard compacted surface and is easy riding. There are no muddy stretches.
Meet Victoria 09.10 for 09.27 train Coulsdon South, arrive 10.02.
(Michael Belcher 07951 304075)
Meet Fenchurch St at 09.15 for 09.34 train to Upminster, arrive 09.57.
(Mick O'Rorke 07976 921858)
A slower, more relaxed 3* ride revisiting the Chorleywood Loop. An urban ride to begin, then lovely country lanes from Benham onwards. Instead of afternoon tea, there is the option of a refreshing beer when we return to Ealing.
Meet Paddington 08.55 for 09.15 train to Ealing Broadway, arrive 09.23. Meet leader here for 09.30 start.
(Sabina Carchesio 07817 885946)
Note change to earlier ride details.
Dulwich Paragon’s well-organised and well-attended autumn sportive starting from Herne Hill velodrome. 70km and 110km options available. Entry and route details here.
For a feeder ride to the start meet 07.50 for 08.00 away Lombard Street, EC3, just south of Bank junction.
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We organise all-day cycle rides for all abilities in the countryside around London.
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