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UK ROUTES


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UK ROUTES


TOP UK
CYCLINGROUTES

*Please note that most of these routes begin from the London Eye, Waterloo. 


THE ONE FOR MORE CLIMBING, LESS KMS.
NORTH LONDON
20KM
HILLY

Take on the North London mountains in just 20km. A fast and efficient early morning training route.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Kalendar, Swain Lane.
Gails, Swain Lane.


THE ONE FOR QUICK HILLS.
NORTH LONDON
31KM
HILLY

Find hidden climbs in the north of London. Busy back roads but an efficient way to get climbing in.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Kalendar, Swain Lane.
Gails, Swain Lane.


THE ONE UP NORTH WITH A HILL FINISH.
NORTH LONDON
60KM
HILLY

Dip into North London and find some quiet roads before looping back towards London and taking on some North London hills.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Kalendar, Swain Lane.
Gails, Swain Lane.


THE ONE FOR A QUICK KENT LOOP.
KENT
66KM
HILLY

See the sights of Kent but when you're shorter on time.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Meeting point: Gails, Dulwich village


THE ONE FOR G!RO COFFEE.
ESHER
70KM
FLAT

A lazy ride out to Esher for breakfast at the cycling cafe, Giro. Nothing more and nothing less than a breakfast spin.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

G!RO, Esher. Bike friendly.


THE ONE FOR A NORTHERN LEG BURNER.
HERTFORDSHIRE
70KM
HILLY

Head up north and be rewarded after the London traffic with lanes, sharp hills and minimal cars.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Giambrones, Hertfodshire


THE ONE FOR CANNOLI.
HERTFORDSHIRE
75KM
ROLLING

A north London favourite of rolling hills and beautiful scenary. Tough on the legs but rewarded with Italian delicacies.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Giambrones. Bike friendly.


THE ONE OUT TO ESSEX.
ESSEX
75KM
ROLLING

A ride that has it all - fast roads, lanes, hills and an overly english cafe serving halloumi and fried egg sandwiches.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Outside shack, located near Epping Forest.


THE ONE FOR RAPHA STAFF.
CHILTERNS
76.6KM
ROLLING

This rolling route was created for the Rapha Company Ride in 2016. 
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

There's an unknown town half way in. Train available back into London.


THE ROLLING HILLS OF ESSEX.
ESSEX
90KM
ROLLING

A route out into Essex that takes on some of the local climbs and lanes. Test your legs and enjoy the open roads.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

We had no coffee stop on this route. Scandalous.


THE ONE FOR A CHALLENGING DAY IN KENT. 
KENT
100KM
HILLY

A challenging day out in Kent, taking on numerous climbs including Toys Hill. Mostly Pain cave but sandwiched between moments and roads of pure bliss.
 

Suggested Coffee stopS:

Ide Hill Coffee stop.
Lullingstone Country Farm.


THE ONE FOR A FLAT DAY OUT TO CINNAMON BUNS.
WINDSOR
100KM
FLAT

A quintessentially British ride to Windsor and back, full of flat and fast roads and taking in Richmond park.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Cinnamon cafe, Windsor village. Bike friendly. Discount for cyclists.


THE OTHER ONE FOR RAPHA STAFF.
SURREY
100KM
ROLLING

A Surrey spectacular covering infamous climbs and hidden gems. A mixture of open roads and technical descents with a rewarding pub finish. Used for Rapha Company Ride.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Peaslake Farmhouse. Bike friendly. 50p pastries.


THE ONE WHICH IS DIRECT TO BOX HILL.
SURREY
100KM
ROLLING

The no frills to Box Hill route. Direct and efficient to Surrey's most known climb.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Top of Box Hill cafe.


THE ONE TO CAMBRIDGE.
LONDON
102KM
ROLLING

A point to point ride from London to Cambridge, starting through the rolling lanes of Hertfordshire and finishing with the flat and fast roads into Cambridge. Train direct back to Kings Cross, London. 
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Giambrones, Hertfordshire.
M&S at Cambridge station for train gins in tins. 


THE ONE FOR BAKEHOUSE BAKERY.
ESSEX
103KM
FLAT

A day out towards Essex, heading out to the Bakehouse cafe and back. 
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Bakehouse, Chelmsford.


THE ONE THAT GOES TO BRIGHTON.
LONDON
111KM
ROLLING

A London classic day out, heading to Brighton beach. Rolling hills, finished with Ditchiling Beacon - a very challenging climb - before descending to the finish.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Giro, Esher.
Plenty of food shops available at the station before you board the train.


THE ONE WHICH FOLLOWS PILGRIMS WAY.
WHITSTABLE
122KM
ROLLING

A long day out following the historic Pilgrims way, rolling into Whitstable for a seafood finish. Train direct back to London.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Farmhouse. Homemade peanut butter available.


THE ONE FOR A FLAT CENTURY.
HENLEY
160KM
FLAT

One of the flattest 100 mile routes in the area rewarded with Windsor park and a near-perfect cafe stop, endearingly named ‘The Chocolate cafe’.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

The Chocolate cafe, serves more than chocolate


THE ONE FOR A LONG DAY OUT TO THE SEA.
LONDON TO SUFFOLK
174KM
ROLLING

A rolling ride through the UK to reach the sea front in Suffolk. Train home available.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Finchingfield 


THE ONE RAPHA ORGANISE, M2L.
MANCHESTER
350KM
ROLLING

Long. Emotional. See 350km of England on a rolling route through some of the most beautiful UK roads. Organised by Rapha every year.
Journal entry of this ride here
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Various, organised by Rapha at 50 mile intervals.


THE ONE BACK TO LIVERPOOL
LONDON TO LIVERPOOL
385KM
ROLLING

A multi day adventure travelling north across the UK, with a night stay over over in Birmingham.
Journal entry of this ride here

Suggested STOP OVER:

Birmingham.


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MALLORCA ROUTES


MALLORCA
CYCLING ROUTES

MALLORCA ROUTES


MALLORCA
CYCLING ROUTES

*Please note most of these routes start from Pollença. A perfect town to stay in for your Mallorca trip.


THE ONE FOR ALL THE SWITCHBACKS.
MALLORCA
100KM
MOUNTAINS

A classic Mallorca ride that takes on Lluc monastery and the infamous Sa Calobra. A long day out but one of the most rewarding rides on the island.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Lluc Monastery.
'Splash and dash' cafe before Sa Colabra.
Beer and homemade chips at the end of the ride.


THE ONE FOR A RANDA MOUNTAIN RETURN.
MALLORCA
132KM
ROLLING

A long rolling ride out to Mountain Randa - a steady but beautiful mountain. Turn out and return back.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

Plenty of villages to stop at.


THE ONE FOR THE BEST MOUNTAIN ON THE ISLAND. 
MALLORCA
40KM
MOUNTAIN

My favourite mountain on the island, Formentor (the Lighthouse) is a ride that takes you up to the most spectacular views.
 

Suggested Coffee stop:

The Lighthouse at the top of the Mountain


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COFFE SHOPS


CYCLING
COFFEE SHOPS
IN LONDON

COFFE SHOPS


CYCLING
COFFEE SHOPS
IN LONDON

A collection of London coffee shops that are a perfect start or finish to any ride.


DYNAMO
PUTNEY

200-204 Putney Bridge Rd, London SW15 2NA.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Great breakfast menu, pizza named after mountains, bike storage, cycle themed, welcoming to cyclists. 


GAILS BAKERY
SWAINS LANE

21 Swain's Ln, Highgate, London N6 6QX.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Good breakfast menu.  


G!RO COFFEE
ESHER

2 High St, Esher KT10 9RT.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Good breakfast menu, bike storage inside and out, cycle themed, welcoming to cyclists.


GROUND COFFEE SOCIETY
PUTNEY

79 Lower Richmond Rd, London SW15 1ET.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Great specialty coffee, good food menu, welcoming to cyclists. 


LOOK MUM NO HANDS
OLD STREET

49 Old St, London EC1V 9HX.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Good food menu, bike storage inside and out, mechanic, cycle themed, welcoming to cyclists.


RAPHA CLUBHOUSE
SOHO

85 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9ZN.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Great specialty coffee, food menu, bike storage, clothes store, cycle themed, welcoming to cyclists.


RAPHA CLUBHOUSE
SPITALFIELDS

 61-63 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields Market, London E1 6AA.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Great specialty coffee, food menu, bike storage, clothes store, cycle themed, welcoming to cyclists. 


REGENTS PARK CAFE
BOROUGH OF CAMDEN

 The Regent's Park, Inner Cir, London NW1 4NU.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Great food menu, plenty of bike storage and seats, discount for certain cycling clubs, welcoming to cyclists. 


WORKSHOP COFFEE
FITZROVIA

80 Mortimer Street, W1W 7FE.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Great specialty coffee, food menu, no bike storage.