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This week's events
Thursday 28th September

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)

Sunday 1st October

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.

Welcome to Central London CTC

We organise all-day cycle rides for all abilities in the countryside around London.

You can go straight to our rides, to see what's on offer – but please do read our essentials page, which has lots of practical information about our cycle rides, before coming out with us for the first time or contacting us with questions.

You can read reports of recent rides on our blog, find photos in our gallery, and like our Facebook page to get the latest rides news direct to your newsfeed.

Cycling along the River Loire

Central London CTC are a local group of Cycling UK, the cyclists' champion, but non-members of Cycling UK are welcome to come along and try our rides.

On Ryde Esplanade on a cycle tour of the Isle of Wight
  • meet us any Sunday at Central London stations ...
  • escape by train to the edge of London or beyond ...
  • ride to lunch at a country pub ...
  • then on to tea ...
  • different countryside every week ...
Sunday cycle ride crossing Wisley Airfield
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