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This week's events
Sunday 19th November

Leaving Paddock Wood station for lovely Kent countryside and pretty villages. Very few hills (200m climbing max). 50km. Lunch at Frankie's Farm Cafe. OS map 188.

Meeting Charing Cross 08.40 for 09.00 train to Paddock Wood, arrive 10.04. Leader meets you here. If you want to do morning only (25km), buy return ticket to Staplehurst.

(Lisa Percival  07985 731101)

About 60km. Bring lights.

Meet Baker St 08.55 for 09.09 train to Uxbridge, arrive 09.48. Meet leader here.

(Tony Hopkins  07770 952554)

Approx 100km in the hills of Kent at an average speed of 22km/h. Lunch after 48km.

Meet Charing Cross 08.40 for 08.58 train to Eltham, arrive 09.26. Meet leader at Eltham for 09.30 away.

(Kristina Hetherington  07941 941994)

This ride is cancelled, as Kristina is unable to lead, and it has not been possible to arrange a substitute.

Approximately 90-100km at 25-27km/h with a brief cafe stop. Back by about 14.00.

Meet 08.45 for 09.00 away from Le Peche Mignon, Ronalds Road, N5 1XH.

(Jon McColl  07792 891244)

Thursday 23rd November

A flat, brisk ride out west. 75km with very nice cafe stop.

Meet Waterloo 09.15 for 09.33 train to Richmond, arrive 09.58 (leader joins train enroute), or use London Overground to be at Richmond at 10.00 for 10.15 start.

(Paul Foster  07969 531984)

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Cycling in Essex lanes

Central London CTC are a local group of Cycling UK, the cyclists' champion, but non-members of Cycling UK are welcome to come along and try our rides.

Cycling along the River Loire
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Edge of Essex - cycling on bridleways in the coastal strip
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