Cathedrals cycle route challenge

This Bike Week 2021 is running from 30 May to 5 June.  Bike Week, delivered by Cycling UK, is an annual celebration to showcase cycling and how brilliant it is.  During bike week, Cycling UK will be launching what looks to be an exciting challenge.  The Cathedrals Cycle Route. This is a 2,000 mile route … Continue reading Cathedrals cycle route challenge

Thursday bimble

https://youtu.be/7kj2E2uJfso click for route Every so often I like to take off on my gravel bike with no destination or route planned. Average speed doesn't matter. With the strange, sometimes stressful, daily pandemic world we live in, that can be a great relief. It is all about riding for the love of it. Just take … Continue reading Thursday bimble

Shoeburyness to Hanningfield

This is another great ride for a nice warm sunny Sunday morning.  If 63 miles sounds a long way, you can always stop off for breakfast at the Hanningfield visitor centre  

Shoeburyness to Maldon

This is a great ride for a nice warm sunny Sunday morning.  And even better if you want to stop off for refreshments by the river relaxing by the barges

London to Southend 2014

A great day out.  Well organised ride through the country lanes of Essex.  Getting out of London is not so pleasant but once you are clear of the metropolis, this is a truly enjoyable ride with great train links back to London.  If you do the ride, why not stay  awhile for fish and chips. … Continue reading London to Southend 2014

Southend bikeathon 2015

This is the latest Southend Bikeathon course.  Part of it is off road and it is family friendly providing you take care at one large roundabout.  The only problem with the course is that it uses private roads not normally pen to the public.  But there are ways round that 🙂  

Training circuit

This is one of my regular training circuits.  It's 33 miles overall so quite nice for a couple of hours out on a Sunday morning.  There's a little bit of climb half-way through which is nice for the legs.  A mix of quiet and busy roads.