FRIENDLY, FUN, FREE – RIDES FOR ALL
Southampton Cycling Campaign rides explore local countryside using, quiet roads, rural lanes, bridleways, cycle paths and restricted byways. Suitable for Touring, hybrid and mountain bikes. There is always a stop for coffee and cake approximately half way.
Our main rides are on the 3rd Sunday of each month
– Rides are between 15 and 20 miles; they start promptly at 10 am and finish around 1 pm.
– All rides include a coffee and cake stop
– No need to book – just turn up.
Ride leaders: Jonathon Chant, Lindsi Bluemel
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Rides Programme 2019
Sun 19 May 10am from Redbridge (Ship Inn):
BRUMMELL BUMMEL all day ride with stop at Ipley Cross — in memory of STN riders Mark Brummell & Kieran Dix killed while out cycling.
Leader: Lindsi Bluemel
BIKE ‘WEEK’ 2019 EVENTS & RIDES
8 – 16 June (and beyond)
Fun, Family friendly and FREE. All abilities welcome! Bring waterproofs, plus lights if an evening ride. Accompanied children welcome. Our rides are either steady or easy paced, mostly 16 –18 miles or less, and led by experienced leaders. All rides including the British Cycling guided ride will be advertised on the Letsride and National Bike Week websites.
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A leaflet that lists all the rides during bike Week is available for download
Sunday 9 June 10:00 am – 12:00
From: Guildhall Square
Ride to WINCHESTER
A ride along mostly quiet roads to the Winchester Criterium and Cyclefest.
Since riders will wish to spend varying times there (closes 5pm), this is a one-way ride and some may wish to return by train.
Led by Jim Probert
Monday 10 June 7:30 – 10:00 pm
Talk by Paul Gasson, Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign at St Denys
Community Centre, Priory Rd.
Tuesday 11 June 6:30 – 9.30 pm
From: Palmerston Park bandstand
Ride to HAMBLE (The Victory pub) and back via Weston Shore & Royal Victoria Country Park. NB A British Cycling guided ride for new and returning cyclists – book on: https://www.letsride.co.uk
Led by Stephen Edwards
Wednesday 12 June 6:30 – 9:30 pm
From: Riverside Park by Cobden Bridge
Ride to DURLEY (Farmer’s Home pub). The route runs along West End & Hedge End cycle paths as well as country lanes. This circular route returning to Southampton Centre is always one of our most popular rides. Led by Eric Reed
Thursday 13 June 7:00 – 9:00 pm
From: St Denys Church (St Denys Road)
Ride to the other St Denys (CHILWORTH)
A history bike ride around St Denys and on to the church of
St Denys at Chilworth — ending at the View Bar near the Sports Centre.
A social, leisurely ride suitable for all.
Led by Katherine Barbour
Saturday 15 June 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
From: Brockenhurst Station (train from STN Central at 9:35 am)
Ride to BURLEY and back
A 20 mile ride along NCR 2 (part of the old Southampton-Dorchester Railway line) now mostly an off road track. After refreshments at one of the cafés in Burley, the return takes us along Rhinefield Ornamental Drive. A mostly flat route! Led by Yusuf Khan
Sunday 16 June 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
From: Dunbridge Station (train from STN Central at 9.10):
Ride to PEPPERBOX HILL.
Our regular monthly Cycle Campaign ride is a half day event open to all.
Led by Lindsi Bluemel
Friday 21 June 6:30 – 9:30 pm
From: 6pm from The Hawthorns Cafe, 6.30pm from The Ship Inn, Redbridge
Ride to ASHURST along Forest tracks, with a pub stop.
Led by Lindsi Bluemel
Saturday 22 June 11:15 – 4:00 pm
From: STN Bargate to FREEMANTLE
LAKE PARK SUMMER FAIR
A family and cargo bike ride across Southampton.
Led by Ruth Maggenis
Saturday 29 June 10:00 pm – 12:00
From Southampton Bargate:
Night Ride to NETLEY – part of the national WILD NIGHT OUT event.
Leader: Tim Wakely
Sun 21 July 10am from Micheldever Station (train from STN at 8.55): All day ride round WHITCHURCH Leader: Lindsi Bluemel
Wed 31 July 10am from Old Redbridge Rd flyover (CTC start): All day ride to PLAITFORD (lunch: Shoe Inn) – 26 miles. Leader: John Heath
Sun 18 August from Romsey, Railway Station: All day ride to STOCKBRIDGE (for lunch) – 22 miles.
Leaders: John Scoates
Sun 15 September 8.45am at IOW ferry terminal: Full day ride from Cowes to SANDOWN – 32 miles. Leader: Eric Reed
Sun 20 October 10 am from Nursling (The Four Horseshoes): Northern New Forest ride to DANDY”S FORD
Leader: Ron Adams
Sun 17 November 10am from Lakeside Park, Eastleigh:
Ride to TWYFORD
Leader: Lindsi Bluemel
Sun 15 December 10am from Hawthorns Café, The Common:
Ride to NORTH BADDESLEY via Chilworth Leader: Lindsi Bluemel