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UPDATE 20 JUNE 2020. Following British Cycling guidance on 18th June 2020 Dittons Velo can restart group rides within the following limitations. Small groups of no more than 6 riders. Observe social distancing of 2m while riding. Social distancing is observed when meeting up. No large congregations of riders before or after rides. Specifically to […]

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Critten-Box. Two hills.

A nice stretch of the legs or maybe a graduation from flat ride. Your choice! This ride climbs twice. Gradually up from Cobham to Effingham and then steeper up Beech Avenue/Critten Lane to Ranmore Common Road. Descend down to Westhumble. Cross the A24 and attack Box Hill Zig-Zag. Coffee at the cafe and head home. […]

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Scenic Smallfield, Rusper, Abinger route

Enjoy 60 miles/96km of rolling countryside including a number of hills (3600ft/1060m climbing). You head out via Ewell to Banstead and Chipstead then to Merstham where you join the classic BHF London to Brighton route via Nutfield on to Smallfield. Through Horley and past Gatwick airport to Rusper. The route then undulates to Forest Green […]

Short (fast) Lotus garage loop

There are two ways to approach this short 24 mile/38km route. Flat out or gentle with a coffee stop or a beer at the Duke of Wellington! It is essentially the DV Summer loop without the Shere Hill (Sheer Hell?!!) climb. Right click and download.

Send Hill via Ripley route

This is a 30mile/50km easy route with no big hills. Out via Cobham and Plough Lane to Ripley (potential coffee stop). A loop around Send and Send Hill (not steep) and back. Right click and download.

Dan’s beyond Chipstead route

Dan loves a hill so this route is his new favourite short hilly route while furloughed. Roughly Ewell, Epsom Downs 6%, Hurst Rd 6.6%, Walton-on-the-hill, Gatton Bottom, White Hill Lane 10%, Hooley, Star Lane 10% Chipstead, Banstead, Ewell and home. A 38 mile/60km course. Right click an download gpx. Note: There is an error in […]

Mayes Green

This is a route I rode and then noticed that other DV members were doing the identical ride a few days later! To me, it is simply Forest Green and beyond, to some quiet lanes. The return leg goes up Leith Hill and down Coldharbour to Dorking. There is a fair amount of climbing to […]

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Lurgashall via Hambledon

This route takes in the 2020 DV Iron Lane segment heading out. The route is mainly quiet lanes that undulate through the countryside. You will clock up nearly 80 miles (128km) and 5000ft (1500m) of climbing. Heading south-west from Bramley the route skirts around Chiddingfold and turns south just before Haslemere. There is a village […]

Tanhouse Farm Shop, Newdigate

This ride to coffee and cake is definitely a route of two halves. Climbing Beech Avenue and Critten Lane to cross the downs and descending White Down (caution!). Then its another long easy climb to Holmbury St Mary and descent to Forest Green. Cross the A29 and A24 to reach Newdigate. The farm shop is […]

Lingfield

Heading south-east this is a fairly long undulating route of 64 miles (102Km). You will pass Redhill aerodrome on your way to Lingfield. The return route goes via Smallfield. After Horley you will take a short cycle route to cross the A217 and head towards Dorking and back to Esher. There are a variety of […]

Easy short route to Laleham

Taking a gentle route via Walton and along the river to Weybridge and Addlestone. The route uses some cycle paths to get to Chertsey bridge then along the river again to Laleham and back via Lower Sunbury. A very flat route. Only 22 miles, take a break at Laleham if required. . Right click and […]