March Rides & Events in Waltham Forest

Katja's Sunday Cycle1Sunday 6 MarchKatja's Sunday Cycle2
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 6 March
The
E11 Ride Stratford Velodrome Special 9:30am
If you fancy seeing men’s and women’s sprints at the Velodrome, call Dwight to check if he’s got tickets left. Then turn up at Carlton House in Aylmer Road, off Leytonstone High Street (E11 3AD) for 9:30am departure. If you have questions, call Dwight on 07973 131429.

Monday 7 March
Margaret’s
Breeze road ride
Meet Margaret, of Sick Bike Repairs, at 9.30am outside The Castle, 393 – 395 High Road, Woodford IG8 0XG.
This ride will be on the roads around the Essex countryside and will be approx 35-40 miles, the route will be adjusted to take account of conditions on the day.  The pace will be brisk, 12-14 mph.

Sunday 13 March
The
E11 Ride: London Landmarks
Join the E11 ride; see London! Including St Paul’s, Fleet Street, Lincoln’s inn, Covent Garden, Leadenhall Market, City Hall, Tower Bridge, Southwark Cathedral, Bank of England, Guildhall, Inner Temple, Freemasons Hall…
Meet at Carlton House in Aylmer Road, off Leytonstone High Street (E11 3AD) for 10am departure. If you have questions, call Dwight on 07973 131429.

Walthamstow Family Bike ClubSunday 13 March
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.

 

SEASON’S GREETINGS! There’s a ride for every pair of legs this first day of spring:

Photo copyright: Christine Matthews

Photo copyright: Christine Matthews

Sunday 20 March – 10:30am, Walthamstow Library
WFCycling Parks Ride to Trent Park
Join Bridget on a journey of discovery to Trent Park in Enfield, to see the daffodils (if any are still around – maybe bluebells if not).
Meet at 10.15 outside Walthamstow Library, for a departure by 10.30. We are usually back by 3-4pm.

 

Sunday 20 March – 11am, Walthamstow Library
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.

Newcomers RideSunday 20 March – 2pm, Walthamstow Village Square
Walthamstow Family Bike Club’s Newcomers Ride
The gentlest of them all: following the roaring success of the monthly family rides, Walthamstow Family Bike Club is now offering an even gentler and quieter introduction to cycling, ideal for those new to cycling, including families with young children.
We’ll ride around the quiet streets in Walthamstow Village, and tailor the distance to the riders’ needs and confidence. Before we set off we’ll do a quick check on all bikes to ensure they are roadworthy.
We meet at 2pm in Walthamstow Village Square at the junction of Eden Road and Orford Road (for a map click here). We finish at the Square around 3.30pm.

Sunday 20 March – 2:30pm, Lordship Recreation Groundkiddical mass
Kidical Mass, Tottenham!
Kidical Mass is a global family cycling movement, where kids, kids at heart, and their families ride together, raising awareness for the desire and need for safe cycling infrastructure in our community.
All types of bikes, trailers, tandems, cargo bikes and whatever rolls are welcome! We are celebrating the fact that kids are traffic too, and aim for fun on vehicles that don’t hurt the future.
The event is powered by Cargobike Mum Deborah, aka @MamaMoose_Be, and Sabrina @sdasodwyer.
Meet at 2pm for 2:30 set off by the Hub in Lordship Recreation Ground in Tottenham.
Get in touch with us if you’d like a feeder ride from Walthamstow – we’re likely leaving at 1pm from the Library!

Friday 25 March
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.

Please note there will be no ride on the last Sunday of March – it being Easter and all. Instead, take a look above and join one of the rides on the 20th!

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