July 28, 2013 · 7:30 AM
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This cycle ride is a fantastic challenge for begginners and commuters. We will cycle for a Breakthrough Charity.
Starting from Pickett’s Lock in North London, we will cycle 60 miles along quiet countrylanes, past rolling green fields and idyllic small towns as we pedal to the finish at Midsummer Common in the heart of Cambridge, where we’ll be met with music, refreshments and massage. And of course we will receive our medals!
Itinerary: Heading towards Roydon, Widford, Furneux Pelham , Langley, through Whittlesford to Midsummer Common in Cambridge.
Distance: 100km/ 60miles.
Difficulty: For regular and reasonably fit cyclist.
Speed: We’ll take it easy and stop for a chat over a coffee or tea.
Meeting at: Lee Valley Leisure Centre, Pickett’s Lock, off Meridian Way, London, N9 0AS (by the tree next to the 20miles per hour limit sign).
Price: £20 (http://www.bike-events.co.uk/Booking2.aspx?id=365)
Food: We’ll stop for refresments and go for a pub lunch afterwards.
Safety: Helmets are compulsory, glasses highly recommended (necessary protection against stones and flies).
Transport: A coach can be booked for £25.