August Rides & Events in Waltham Forest

Children’s Complete Beginner and Level 1 Cycle Training:
Buxton School, Cann Hall Road E11 3NN
Leyton Jubilee Park, Seymour Road E10 7BL
1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 August at 9am, 11am & 1:30pm see Enjoy Waltham Forest for details of each session

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!

Saturday 3 August – 10am, Meridian Square (next to Stratford Bus Station)
Led Ride to the London Freecycle 2019

Saturday 3 August – 10am-4pm, Albert Crescent, Chingford Mount, E4 6SH     Dr Bike

Saturday 3 August – 10am-4pm, Low Hall Depot, South Access Road, Leyton E10 7AS
Family Bike Maintenance Session

Sunday 4 August – 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.

Saturday 10 August – 10am-12pm & 1-3pm, St James Park, Walthamstow E17 8AN
Cargo Bike Training

Sunday 11 August – 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.

Saturday 17 August – 10am-1pm, St James Park, Walthamstow E17 8AN
All Ability Cycling Club

Saturday 17 August – 10:30am-12pm, Timber Lodge Cafe, Olympic Park E20 1DY
Newham Cyclists’ Ride to Greenwich Cycle Fun Day

Saturday 17 August – 1-3pm, Priory Court, Walthamstow E17 5LX
Dr Bike

Sunday 18 August – 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.

Wednesday 21 August – 10am-4pm, Leyton Jubilee Park, Seymour Road E10 7BL
Dr Bike

Wednesday 21 August – 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 22 August 8am-4pm, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road E17 4JF
Dr Bike

Every Saturday – 8:30am, Leytonstone @ McDonald’s
North Star Velo Road Rides
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!

Please note there will be no WFCycling Ride on the 4th Sunday of August.

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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