July Rides & Events in Waltham Forest

Saturday 6 July – 10am – 4pm, Lea Bridge Road, Whipps Cross Junction
Dr Bike

Saturday 6 July – 10am – 4pm, Walthamstow Wetlands Visitor Centre, 2 Forest Road, London N17 9NH
Dr Bike

Sunday 7 July – 9am, Stratford International Station, Celebration Avenue, Stratford E15 1AZ
Newham Cyclists’ Canterbury to Ramsgate Ride
Taking a train to Canterbury, then cycling to Ramsgate.

Sunday 7 July – 10am, Leytonstone @ McDonald’s
The E11 Ride
Meet outside McDonald’s in Leytonstone High Street E11 for 10am departure. If you have questions, call Dwight on 07973 131429.

Sunday 7 July – 11am, The Mill, Coppermill Lane, E17
The Sunday Cycle
Meet outside The Mill in Coppermill Lane at 11am. Return c. 3pm. If you have questions, email “Art Catcher” Katja.

Sunday 7 July – 12:30m – 3:30pm, Garner Road, London E17 4HE
Dr Bike

Sunday 14 July – 10am, View Tube, The Greenway, Marshgate Ln E15 2PJ
Newham Cyclists’ Rainham Marshes Ride
25 easy miles to RSPB Rainham & the Ingrebourne Valley.  Returning by train from Upminster.

Sunday 14 July – 1pm, Orford Rd / Church Lane by the Ancient House E17
Walthamstow Family Bike Club’s Open Spaces 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 café at about half time, but we recommend you bring a snack and some water.

Wednesday 17 July – 6:30pm, Walthamstow Town Square
Bridget’s Evening Ride
Join Bridget for an hour’s relaxing riding around the borough, with an optional pub or café settle-down at the end.
Bring your lights as you will need them before the end of the ride!

Thursday 18 July – 10am – 1pm, Lloyd Park, Forest Road E17 5JW
All Ability Cycle Club

Sunday 21 July – 9am, Stratford International Station, Celebration Avenue, Stratford E15 1AZ
Newham Cyclists’ Ramsgate to Canterbury Ride
Taking a train to Ramsgate, then cycling to Canterbury. Not quite the reverse of the 7th-July ride…

Sunday 21 July – 2pm, Walthamstow Village Square
Walthamstow Family Bike Club’s Newcomers Ride
This ride around the quiet streets in Walthamstow Village is intended for those new to cycling, including families with young children, and will especially appeal to those who don’t have the stamina or confidence for our longer ‘Open Spaces’ excursions on the 2nd Sunday each month.
Basic skills are necessary: please make sure you are able to pedal and balance, turn corners, and brake to a halt .. all without falling off! If you are not confident about your basic skills, then we can recommend the council’s free cycle training.
We’ll keep together as a group and ‘top and tail’ the ride with marshalls, with an experienced ride leader at the front, and an expert marshall at the back to keep cars out of our convoy. We also have at least one other marshall who cycles on the right hand side of the group to help out with junctions etc.
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 28 July – 10:30am, Walthamstow Town Square

Ride to Hadleigh Castle
Our monthly gentle-paced social ride, never more than 30 miles.
Train-assisted – bring any railcards you might have.
Also, if you have an English Heritage member, bring your membership card.
Bring drink, but we will stop for lunch along the way. Please bring your Oyster card or contactless debit card for use on public transport.
Meet at 10:15 outside Walthamstow Library, for a departure by 10:30. We are usually back by 3-4pm.

Every Saturday – 8:30am, Leytonstone @ McDonald’s
North Star Velo Road Ride
Whether you want to try road cycling and don’t know how fit you are, or you’re ready for a medium-paced effort, join the club.
Meet outside McDonald’s in High Road Leytonstone.
Back in time for lunch, or a pint at the North Star!

North Star Velo also run frequent midweek short road rides, evening and sometimes morning so do check their website!

Advance notice:
Saturday 3 August – 9:30am, Walthamstow Town Square
Led Ride to the London Freecycle 2019
Get ready for the annual car-free ride around Central London! As always, we’ll be leading a marshalled ride from Walthamstow, but you can also hop on the Overground and join the party there!

If you would like your ride listed here just get in touch. 

Want to try family bikes and trikes? Rent one for the ride directly from Waltham Forest Council.

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