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Dr D’s Hindhead Classic

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Dr David likes to ride beyond the local hills of the North Downs! Nearly 80 miles with three significant climbs. Coffee is always at the Devil’s Punchbowl (great views) at Hindhead. Return via Pitch Hill and Coombe Lane climbs.  – right click and ‘Save link as’

Windsor via Chobham

An alternative route to Windsor. 44 miles without any steep hills. Wiggle your way through Weybridge to Adlestone and out to Chobham. A fast descent into Windsor, through the town centre past the castle. Plenty of opportunities for coffee! A flat return leg via Staines and Laleham.  – right click and ‘Save link as’

Ripley – Shipley with Staple Lane

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As the name suggests this is a Nigel Shipley “encouragement ride”. A step up from a flat Ripley. 30 miles with a short climb up Staple lane and home for a beer!  – right click and ‘Save link as’

Ripley – Shipley without Staple Lane

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This is a short 30 mile route out through Ripley to Send Marsh and back via East Clandon. No hills just quiet country lanes! – right click and ‘Save link as’

Stockbridge (Hants) route – with pub option!

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Thanks to Martin for this: This short ‘pretty’ ride is undulating with 1-2 hills of note, the biggest ascent being c. 400ft.  Recommendation for lunch on the Stockbridge route is the White Lion at Wherwell which is only c.3 miles from the finish….   This route is shared by a Dittons Velo member from rides they […]

New Alresford (Hants)

A route away from the usual Surrey routes (along with the Stockbridge route), 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 […]

80mile Hindhead Loxwood ride

This long route includes 4 climbs. Tilford Road, Hindhead (600ft) then Barhatch Lane (450ft), Coombe lane (300ft) and finally Crocknorth Road (230ft). Ample refuelling stops along the route including Devils Punchbowl and Cranleigh.

Littlehampton 50mile ride (one way….)

Down to the coast – 50miles there Note: the map/route only shows the way there

Petworth 75miles

The classic Petworth route. 75 miles with some climbing over the North Downs but fairly flat and quiet roads beyond. There are a number of cafes in Petworth. We have found Tiffin Cafe not at all cycle friendly!Try Bay Tree bakery or The Hungry Guest.

Leith Hill Octopus: it’s a Monster

8 ways to climb Leith Hill, all in one 90mile ride. If you like hills, you might still hate this one. And if you do it and it hurts, blame Ralph…. Don’t believe the gradient graph below – there’s so much climbing it’s got tired of counting. If you want to view the details of […]