A Taste Of Our Historical Rides

WE HAVE A GREAT TIME ON OUR RIDES!

One of the best aspects of being a Brompton cyclist are the 'multi-modal' possibilities the bike brings. We ride safe in the knowledge we can just fold & get home on public transport from wherever we go.

We have a really varied & constantly evolving calendar of rides, ranging from coffee-stop social cycles in the city & countryside, to epic +60 milers taking us well beyond the M25. 

A sample of our rides: 

The Thames Triple Chaser: a fun filled 20-25 miler starting in Trafalgar Square & ending in Greenwich. We follow the Thames east out of London taking in The City, Wapping, The Isle Of Dogs, Greenwich, The O2, Woolwich Arsenal & The Thames Barrier Park. We cross the Thames 3 times: once under (the Greenwich Foot Tunnel), once upon (the Woolwich Ferry), & once over (on the Cable Car). 

You can see the route & GPS file here

 



The Richmond-Box Hill Return: A 40-ish miler leaving from Richmond heading out of London via Richmond Park. We take in some truly gorgeous rural scenery before challenging ourselves with the climb to the top of Box Hill. We return to London after soaking up the sights of Box Hill. 

You can see the route & GPS file here.


 

London-Cambridge: A +60 miler leaving from the South Bank heading out of London via the canal paths of the Lee Valley. We have a few small hills to climb & stop for lunch around the 30 mile point in Much Hadham. The route continues on to Cambridge with a few more small hills whilst we pass through south Cambridgeshire. We fold up & get the train back to London together. 

You can see the route & GPS file here.

London-Canal Path tour: A 20 miler leaving from Richmond taking in urban sections of the Grand Union Canal. 



 


London by Night: A 15-25 milers taking in various sights around London overnight. We have toured London overnight at Christmas to see all the lights, & on another occasion we completed a Monopoly Board tour of London.  





London-Oxford: A 65 miler leaving from Richmond. Some challenging ascents over the Chilterns in the first half of the day.

You can see the route & GPS file here. We actually started from Richmond though - this map shows the route from central London.





London-WhistableStarts at Trafalgar Square or Victoria Station, & finishes on the beachfront in Whitstable, Kent.

Fish & Chips on the beach with Bromptons anyone? 

Looking for a way to take the group to Whitstable with an interesting route: this route takes in The Pilgrims Way & the North Kent Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

DETAILS: At 49 or 79 miles this is a long ride (with some hills), & as such suitable for cyclists with some experience on long distances.






London Canals, Olympic Park & Greenway Explorer
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Box Hill Blast
Back to Box Hill- quick blast 40 miles medium paced. Route similar to the one posted below but start/finish Whole Food Richmond- we avoid the Claygate Badlands for those of a nervous/ bike cleanliness OCD condition! http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6409926
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The Pilgrims Way & on, up & over to Gravesend
something new-ish....a moderately paced 60ish miler up & out of London, along the Pilgrims Way, then back over the Kent Downs into Gravesend for the train back to London. Lunch in a nice pub somewhere along the way.
route http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5329470
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South London Hills & Breweries Tour

The "hills & breweries" tour.
The Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7796688
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t'bridge ride
46 Mile ride from Donny to Hull including across the famous Bridge (Humber).

46 or so miles, mainly flat, with just a couple of short hills and hopefully with the prevailing wind behind us. Route below:

http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11553691