Saturday 26 November: KidsCycle

Join Kids Cycle up at Clitterhouse Farm Saturday 26 November 12-3pm (and every last Saturday of each month). Bring your family, your bikes and an appetite for some of the best home baked goods in north London. It would mainly be of interest to those with young children living to the west of the borough.

At ‘Our Yard’ at Clitterhouse Farm www.ouryard.org.

Contact: info@clitterhouse.com

Ride: Gorhambury Loop – Sunday 27 November

A ride from High Barnet of around 32miles to St Albans taking in the lovely Gorhambury estate to enjoy the autumn colours.  There will be a brunch stop and tea stop en route. 

It will be mostly on country roads with some gravel paths suitable for all bikes, although the terrain may be muddy. There will be hills en route, so this ride is suitable for those used to hills and confident mixing with traffic. We will be taking a steady pace at 10-12mph. 

Do dress for the weather conditions, bring tools and spare tubes in case of punctures, and also lights now it’s darker earlier. 

Early winter start time: Meet 9.30am to leave 9.45am outside Waitrose at The Spires Bandstand, Stapylton Road, Chipping Barnet. Postcode EN5 4QT

Ride led by Talia Ross.

NB: We can only take riders over 18 years old on this ride.

You MUST register if you want to join this event:

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gorhambury-loop-tickets-468540947587

Ride: Sunday 27 Nov – SAVE THE DATE

Talia will be leading a ride from High Barnet of around 32miles to St Albans taking in the lovely Gorhambury estate to enjoy the autumn colours.  There will be a brunch stop and tea stop en route. 

It will be mostly on country roads with some gravel paths suitable for all bikes, although the terrain may be muddy. There will be hills en route, so this ride is suitable for those used to hills and confident mixing with traffic. We will be taking a steady pace at 10-12mph. 

Places must be booked in advance via Eventbrite. The link to book will be posted during the coming week. But if this is your sort of ride then out the date in your diary!

NEW DATE – Ride: 30 October – Ride to Welwyn Cycle Track LINK NOW LIVE!

A loop from High Barnet up to Welwyn cycle track, looping back via St Albans

This ride was originally planned for 23 October but was cancelled due to the weather. Now running a week later.

We will head out to Welwyn via Essenden to have a look at the famous Welwyn cycle track. After this we’ll head over to St. Albans on the traffic free Alban Way, and then skirt back around the bottom of Shenley and back via Ridge. The route will be mainly on quiet country roads, with some short off road bridleway sections suitable for all types of bikes. We expect to experience a glorious display of autumn colours on this last Sunday before the clocks go back!

The ride will be led by Paul Shipway. It is about 36 miles / 58 km, and we will ride at around 10/11 mph. This ride is suitable for steady riders and will include hills.

You MUST register if you want to join this event.

We can only take riders over 18 years old on this ride.

To register follow this link

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/barnet-cyclists-ride-to-welwyn-cycle-track-tickets-447614285377

NEW DATE – Ride: 30 October – Ride to Welwyn Cycle Track

A loop from High Barnet up to Welwyn cycle track, looping back via St Albans

This ride was originally planned for 23 October but was cancelled due to the weather. Now running a week later.

We will head out to Welwyn via Essenden to have a look at the famous Welwyn cycle track. After this we’ll head over to St. Albans on the traffic free Alban Way, and then skirt back around the bottom of Shenley and back via Ridge. The route will be mainly on quiet country roads, with some short off road bridleway sections suitable for all types of bikes. We expect to experience a glorious display of autumn colours on this last Sunday before the clocks go back!

The ride will be led by Paul Shipway. It is about 36 miles / 58 km, and we will ride at around 10/11 mph. This ride is suitable for steady riders and will include hills.

You MUST register if you want to join this event.

We can only take riders over 18 years old on this ride.

To register follow this link

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/barnet-cyclists-ride-to-welwyn-cycle-track-tickets-447614285377

REMINDER – Ride: 23 October – Ride to Welwyn Cycle Track

A loop from High Barnet up to Welwyn cycle track, looping back via St Albans

We will head out to Welwyn via Essenden to have a look at the famous Welwyn cycle track. After this we’ll head over to St. Albans on the traffic free Alban Way, and then skirt back around the bottom of Shenley and back via Ridge. The route will be mainly on quiet country roads, with some short off road bridleway sections suitable for all types of bikes. We expect to experience a glorious display of autumn colours on this last Sunday before the clocks go back!

The ride will be led by Paul Shipway. It is about 36 miles / 58 km, and we will ride at around 10/11 mph. This ride is suitable for steady riders and will include hills.

You MUST register if you want to join this event.

We can only take riders over 18 years old on this ride.

To register follow this link

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/barnet-cyclists-ride-to-welwyn-cycle-track-tickets-438609391497

Ride: 23 October – Ride to Welwyn Cycle Track

A loop from High Barnet up to Welwyn cycle track, looping back via St Albans

We will head out to Welwyn via Essenden to have a look at the famous Welwyn cycle track. After this we’ll head over to St. Albans on the traffic free Alban Way, and then skirt back around the bottom of Shenley and back via Ridge. The route will be mainly on quiet country roads, with some short off road bridleway sections suitable for all types of bikes. We expect to experience a glorious display of autumn colours on this last Sunday before the clocks go back!

The ride will be led by Paul Shipway. It is about 36 miles / 58 km, and we will ride at around 10/11 mph. This ride is suitable for steady riders and will include hills.

You MUST register if you want to join this event.

We can only take riders over 18 years old on this ride.

To register follow this link

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/barnet-cyclists-ride-to-welwyn-cycle-track-tickets-438609391497

Ride: Sunday 23 October – SAVE THE DATE

Barnet Cyclists ride to Welwyn

We will head out towards Welwyn via Essenden to have a look at the famous Welwyn cycle track. After this we’ll head over to St.Albans on the traffic free Alban Way, and then skirt back around the bottom of Shenley and back via Ridge. The route will be mainly on quiet country roads, with some short off road bridleway sections suitable for all types of bikes. We expect to experience a glorious display of autumn colours on this last Sunday before the clocks go back!

Paul Shipway will be leading this ride. Full details and how to book will be posted soon.

Fundraising for London Air Ambulance

There are opportunities to join in fundraising cycling activities that will benefit the London Air Ambulance.

Miles for Missions – Ride 116 https://fundraising.londonsairambulance.org.uk/event/miles-for-missions-cycle

Event                    1-31 October

Deadline              no deadline

This is part of our virtual events series. The idea being people ride 116 in the month of October, self-lead challenge so could be one ride or lots of smaller rides. Miles are tracked through the website and badges unlocked as you progress..

RideLondon – Essex 100 https://fundraising.londonsairambulance.org.uk/event/ridelondon2023

Event                    28 May 2023

Deadline              TBC – likely Feb/March

They are also listed on Ride Across Britain as a participating charity, this means that anyone who wants to take that challenge on can do it for the London Air Ambulance, they pay less registration but have a minimum fundraising option of £2,500.

https://www.rideacrossbritain.com

See the websites for details.