February rides and events in Waltham Forest

Monday 1 February
Breeze road ride
Meet Margaret, of Sick Bike Repairs, at 9.30am outside The Castle, 393 – 395 High Road, Woodford IG8 0XG.
This Breeze ride will be on the roads around the Essex and Hertfordshire countryside and will be approx 35-40 miles at a brisk pace of 12-13mph.  The route will be adjusted to take account of conditions on the day. We will be unlikely to return to our start point and will generally finish near a station and get the train home; however, if you wish you can return to the start point on your own.

Sunday 7 FebruarySunday Cycle poster_070216
The Sunday Cycle
Meet outside The Mill in Coppermill Lane at 11am. Return c. 2pm. If you have questions, email Katja on katjarosenberg@hotmail.com.



Sunday 7 February
E11 Ride to celebrate the Chinese New Year
YiBanJoin us for the annual ride to celebrate the Chinese New Year with a lunch at Yiban, an excellent dim-sum restaurant at the Royal Docks. Expect to spend £10.
Meet outside Carlton House in Aylmer Road, off Leytonstone High Street (E11 3AD) for 10am departure. If you have questions, call Dwight on 07973 131429.

SuWalthamstow Family Bike Clubnday 14 February
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.


Sunday 21 February
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.

Friday 26 February
Critical Mass

Come to Belvedere Road in the Southbank by 7:30pm to join this energising bike party if you’re already in Central London, or else meet Nic outside Walthamstow Library by 6pm to ride there together.

Saturday 27 February



Leyton Orient RideCycling is My Goal: the Leyton Orient FC Match Day Ride
Leyton Orient Football Club have teamed up with the Council to promote cycling – a good reason to support them! Nic will be running the first ride for Leyton Orient and we hope to get some scarves flying in the wind!
Ride marshals wanted: the first five will receive a free match day ticket for the game.
You can join us from Chingford or Walthamstow:
1pm departure from Chingford Green
2pm departure from Walthamstow Library

Free match tickets to tempt you some more!
See the route here.

Sunday 28 February
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 10.15 outside Walthamstow Library, for a departure by 10.30. We are usually back by 3-4pm.

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