September Rides and Events in Waltham Forest

Thursday 3 September
Cycle to Work Day

If you’re cycling to work on 3 September please sign-up on this link to make sure you’re recorded on the official count! Also, let us know if you’re happy to lead others or if you’re looking for a ride leader!

Sunday 6 September
E11 Ride
Meet outside Carlton House in Aylmer Road, off Leytonstone High Street (E11 3AD) for 10am departure. Back by 2pm. If you have questions, call Dwight on 07973 131429.

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The Sunday Cycle
Meet outside The Mill in Coppermill Lane at 11am. Return c. 2pm. If you have questions, email Katja on

Sunday 13 SeptemberWalthamstow Family Bike Club
Walthamstow Family Bike Ride
A relaxed and enjoyable afternoon travelling by bicycle and exploring the nooks and crannies in and around our borough. Frisbees sometimes materialise when we hit a suitable open space.
We aim to stop off at a cafe at about half time, but we recommend you bring a snack and some water.
Meet at 1pm at the Orford Road/Church Lane junction, E17 9RW, next to the old postbox opposite the Ancient House … see the map.

Wednesday 16 September
Bridget’s Evening Ride

Regrettably Bridget has hurt her knee and has to give it time to heal. Wishing her speedy recovery!

Sunday 20 September
Take the Peaceful Route with Nic

Meet from about 10.30 for an 11 o’clock start outside Walthamstow Library / Farmers’ Market.
Join Nic for the peaceful ride over mixed surfaces (be ready for a bit of mud!). The destination and direction of the ride will be discussed at the start and will account for wind speed and direction and may be train-assisted – so take your Oyster or contactless debit card with you.

Sunday 20 September
Bridget’s Open House Ride

Regrettably Bridget has hurt her knee and has to give it time to heal. Wishing her speedy recovery!

Tuesday 22 September
Cycling training for van / LGV drivers

OK, if you’re reading this you probably ride a bike already… but spread the word: there is still room at the September Driver CPC Training provided by Cycle Confident and Waltham Forest Council at the Low Hall depot in Leyton! Usually these are booked by companies with fleets of vehicles, but individuals can get free training too!

Friday 25 September
Critical Mass

Meet Nic outside Walthamstow Library  by 6pm if you want to join the monthly Critical Mass in Central London. Otherwise meet at Waterloo roundabout by 7pm and come back with us

Sunday 27 September
WFCycling Monthly ride
Ideas always abound, including options to account for weather. In case we use the train have your Oyster or contactless debit card with you!
Meet at 10 for 10.30 departure outside Walthamstow Library. We are usually back by 3-4pm.

Saturday 3 October
Ahead Charity Ride
Please note the change of date!
Ahead, our local charity in support of various projects in Ethiopia, is organising a fundraising event which includes a ride. Ahead’s mastermind Elfneh Bariso is a good friend and supporter of WF Cycling. Last time we were involved with Ahead’s ride it was great fun so do come along and help raise money for schools, colleges, girls’ hostels, and other important projects!IMG_0151+Peter+Hse

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