London – Richmond Park
44km / 1400ft - 27 miles / 500m - Weekly Rides - Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday
- Region EMEA
- Country United Kingdom
- City London
This ride offers great views of London land marks when crossing at Blackfriars Bridge, including riding past Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
Before you know it you are surrounded by nature and the beauty of Richmond Park – be on the look out for wild deer and parakeets. You also get the opportunity to test yourself on Sawyers Hill, the most popular Strava segment in the UK.
We finish with a coffee in one of London’s most famous coffee shops and/or breakfast in trendy Borough Market, just 20 metres from the end of the ride.
Ride Map and Profile
Length: 44 km / 27 miles
Altitude: 1400ft / 500m
Difficulty: Cat 3 - Moderate
|Booking Price||US $0.00|
|Departure Day/s||Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday,|
|Departure Time||Arrive 7 am - Ride 7:30 am - Return 9:30 am - Cafe|
|Duration||2 hrs ride time|
|Departure Location||London Bridge departure point. Full location departure details will be included in your ride confirmation email.|
|Included||Quality road bike, pre-fitted to your rider profile, helmet, experienced & fully insured local Ride Leader.|
|Excluded||Transport to and from ride departure point, shoes, pedals, water bottle, ride kit, food and drinks.|
|What to bring||Cycling shoes, pedals, cycling kit.|
|Need to know||After you book and pay for this ride, you should complete your rider profile to include your bike measurements. You will also receive a detailed ride confirmation email including specific location details, instructions and checklist.|
Dave – LondonDave's calm responsible attitude makes him a great ride leader for our London rides. A BMX rider in his youth Dave progressed to mountain biking and then to road cycling in which he excels. Aside from leading Hampshire and Surrey club rides for Fleet Tri, Dave is a very competent triathlete and time trialist. Cycle guiding is Dave’s dream job and his enjoyment shines through whenever he is out on the road.
Andy – LondonAs well as being a top rider Andy is also a top chef and qualified nutritionist. When not leading rides, Andy is special constable for Surrey Police and a dedicated family man.
Jo – London2010 National MTB Champion Jo Munden is a great addition to the London ride team. Her unrivalled calm and patience combined with some fantastic riding skills make her ideal for the role of ride leader. She is a well known face on the national mtb and track scene and can also be found racing her road bike with the Cat 1 men in the Surrey League and other local crit events. A phenomenal rider and a phenomenal ride leader. Catch her if you can.
Peter – LondonPeter is a potential legend in the making! This level headed 20 year old has a great cycling future ahead of him. Currently racing for the VC Meudon Race Team, Peter has had some great results this season and developed into a fantastic ride leader. When not cycling he works as a bike mechanic making him a very useful man to have on the road. Always approachable and full of loads of coaching tips and maintenance advice, he can always be relied on to ensure you get the most from your ride.
London Road Bike Rental includes either of the following bikes.
Trek standard 1.1 – Alloy
Trek deluxe road bikes – Trek Madone 2.1 – Carbon
(London Bike Hire includes 3 x day bike rental)
NOTE: Multiple spaces are available on GCR rides, but due to your specific profile and bike sizing requirements, bookings can only be made individually.