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May Rides & Events in Waltham Forest

Saturday 6 May – 9:30am, Town Hall, by the fountain Bridget’s Breeze Ride to the Olympic Park Join our award-winning ride leader Bridget on the women’s-only Breeze ride to the Olympic Park. Using quiet roads and cycle paths, it’s a … Continue reading

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December rides and events in Waltham Forest

Sunday 4 December The Sunday Cycle Meet outside The Mill in Coppermill Lane at 11am. Return c. 3pm. If you have questions, email Katja on katjarosenberg@hotmail.com. Sunday 4 December The E11 Ride: Parks and Cemeteries of East London Meet at … Continue reading

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August rides and events in Waltham Forest

Sunday 7 August 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 14 August Health Ride For this short gentle ride out of Leytonstone please … Continue reading

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History of Cycling in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest has had a long association with the bicycle, with the inventor of the safety bicycle John Kemp Starley, being born in Church Lane in Walthamstow in 1854. In 1885 Starley made history when he produced the Rover Safety … Continue reading

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