News ...
At our AGM on Fri 10 Nov we will be deciding the winner of our new photo competition – more information here.

This week's events
Sunday 24th September

Charming villages and churches in a rustic setting. Enjoy peaceful Essex lanes away from the hurly burly of the everyday. Exact mileage to suit riders' abilities.

Meet Liverpool St 08.50 for 09.13 train to Audley End, arrive 10.22. Meet leader here.

(John Unwin  01799 527094)

Ride cancelled. Trains to Audley End have been replaced with a bus service and there is no suitable alternative station.

Over the Chilterns to lunch by the river at Benson. Returning via Henley (option for tea) to Twyford for train home.

Meet Paddington 08.20 for 08.45 train to Maidenhead, arrive 09.28. Buy return ticket to Twyford. Meet leader at Maidenhead.

(David Kurtz  07771 760660)

100km through the Essex marshes, to Bradwell -on-Sea. A slower, more relaxed 3*. Optional visit to St. Peter's Chapel (654 AD)

Meet Liverpool St 08.40 for 09.02 to Ingatestone, arrive 09.36.

(Nick Bloom  07768 354010)

Approximately 100km at 25km/h with a brief cafe stop. Back by about 14.00. An easier 4* ride for those wishing to step up from 3* rides.

Meet 08.15 for 08.30 away from Le Peche Mignon, Ronalds Road, N5 1XH.

(Jon McColl  07792 891244)

Welcome to Central London CTC

We organise all-day cycle rides for all abilities in the countryside around London.

You can go straight to our rides, to see what's on offer – but please do read our essentials page, which has lots of practical information about our cycle rides, before coming out with us for the first time or contacting us with questions.

You can read reports of recent rides on our blog, find photos in our gallery, and like our Facebook page to get the latest rides news direct to your newsfeed.

Cycling above Alum Bay on a tour of the Isle of Wight

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 in Essex lanes
  • meet us any Sunday at Central London stations ...
  • escape by train to the edge of London or beyond ...
  • ride to lunch at a country pub ...
  • then on to tea ...
  • different countryside every week ...
Cycling towards Reculver
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