Please join us for a Brisk Sunday afternoon Cycle to Virginia water from Richmond. Here is the plan for our afternoon
1) Meet at Richmond station at 11.30
2) Cycle to Virgina Waters via Hampton court (20miles - flat terrain)
3) Short lunch break in Virgina Waters (half an hour)
4) Cycle back to Richmond
Road bikes are strongly recommeded for this ride as our average cycling speed will be approx 14mph,which translates as approx 16mph on flat roads and approx 8-10mph up hills.
Although this route is mostly flat.
Helmets will be compulsory. In terms of difficulty from (1-5(hardest)), we would categorise this ride as difficulty level 3.
If you do own a hybrid bike and feel you will be able to keep up then you are more than welcome to join us, please email Suki for advice before you RSVP.
The total mileage including the lunch stop (half hour) will be approx 40 miles.
For those cyclists who do not wish to do the whole route there will be a few train stations along the route, so if you wish to join us for part of the ride and then take the train back en route you are welcome to.
This meetup will be weather dependent so 12 hours before the event begins if heavy rain is forecast then the event will be cancelled, please check the website the evening before the event begins.
If you are not sure that you will be able to cope with the speed and the distance please email Suki for some advice.
It is strongly recommended that you carry a spare inner tube (& pump) in case of a puncture, lights for visibility and a light removable jacket for when the temperature drops and for rain.