cycling

tips, tricks

& routes

during lockdown

With lockdown upon us and our training having to adapt, we've put together a couple of cycling hints & tips to help everything get out on two wheels as part of their training. 

Top Tips

- Safety - always wear a helmet & always carry lights

- Safety - Keep a good look out and be predictable on the road. Use clear hand signals & have knowledge of the highway code 66.

- Always carry a tyre levers, a spare inner tube and a way to inflate it. It's a good idea to carry a multitool however not essential. 

Recommended Pit Stops

For when you need to refuel (on tasty coffee & cake)

 Cinnamon Cafe - Windsor (open for takeaway)

 La Cyclista - East Sheen (open for takeaway)

➥ Destination Bike - Box Hill (open for takeaway)

 Dish - Hampton Court (check before visiting)

➥ Giro - Esher (open for takeaway)

➥ Ferry Coffee - Shepperton (open for takeaway)

➥ Annaré - East Horsley (open for takeaway)

➥ Velolife - Reading (CLOSED)

➥ Coffeeactive - Ashstead (open for takeaway)

route 1 - short sightseeing loop

Distance: 32.9km/ 20.4mi

Difficulty: Easy

Route:

➥PTRC

➥Richmond Park

➥Kingston

➥Thames Ditton

➥Hampton Court

➥Bushy Park (Optional)

➥Kingston

➥Richmond Park

➥PTRC

You can download the GPX file here:

route 2 - 2 Surrey hills

Distance: 100km/ 62.2mi

Difficulty: Moderate

Route:

➥PTRC

➥Richmond Park

➥Kingston

➥Long Ditton

➥Esher

➥Cobham

➥Hatchford

➥Effingham

➥Effingham Climb

➥Box Hill

Coffee stop - Destination Bike

➥Walton on the Hill

➥Epsom

➥Ewell

➥Kingston

➥Richmond Park

➥PTRC

You can download the GPX file here:

route 3 - walton loop

Distance: 43.9km/ 27.3mi

Difficulty: Easy.  Relatively Flat.

Route:

➥PTRC

➥Richmond Park

➥Kingston

➥Hampton Court

➥Walton on Thames

➥Hampton Court

➥Kingston

➥Richmond Park

➥PTRC

You can download the GPX file here:

route 4 - WINDSOR LOOP

Distance: 83.6km/ 52.0mi

Difficulty: Moderate.  Relatively Flat.

Route:

➥PTRC

➥Richmond Park

➥Kingston

➥Hampton Court/Molesey

➥Walton on Thames

➥Shepperton

➥Chertsey

➥Egham

➥Windsor

Coffee Stop - Cinnamon Cafe

➥Sunnymeade

➥Staines

➥Laleham

➥Shepperton

➥Walton on Thames

➥Hampton Court

➥Kingston

➥Richmond Park

➥PTRC

You can download the GPX file here:

ANY QUESTIONS, new routes to share or more...

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