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Ripley Coffee Ride

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Ripley – Shipley without Staple Lane

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New Alresford (Hants)

Another one (along with the Stockbridge route) away from the usual Surrey routes, but both easily accessible within a 50min drive. This one is undulating with 2-3 hills of note that each rise by between 250ft and 450ft. Cracking route. Lunch recommendation on this route is just off the route at The Fox in Bramdean which […]

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Slow down and take in the view…

I know we are cyclists not gardeners but at this time there is still an opportunity to see the flowering shrub display at the ISABELLA plantation in Richmond Park (Broomfield Hill car park). The azaleas and rhododendrons are in full bloom in this glorious weather but won’t be for long. The display has been magnificent […]

A short 30 mile Box Hill route

No Messing about. A 30mile route from Esher to Box Hill – just about as short as you can get to do BoxHill From Effingham, it climbs up Beech Avenue/Critten Lane towards Ranmore. Up Box Hill and back through Leatherhead.

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DV100: The inaugural club century ride

DV100: Great success! Last Sunday (24th August), the now honourable members of the exclusive DVCC (Dittons Velo Century Club): Hobs, Dick, NigelS, IanP, MattW, Dr. David, Rob, me completed the first DV100 ride. Sandra joined us on the ride out to Henley but was on duty at the regatta, so sadly couldn’t join us for the […]

November: Dittons Velo gathers fresh momentum

Ride report from 2 November Today’s turnout of 20 was a lot better than expected. As was the weather. As Nigel commented on Facebook, this equals the best turnout ever for Dittons Velo. I’m in awe. One group consisting of Nigel, Rae, Boysie, Olivia, Tim, Hobbs, MattW, DavidH, AndrewW did a Cobham, Ockham, Ripley 26mile […]