Sunday 24th February 2019 10:00am

Starting from - The Cha Cafe,
3 Cassiobury Park Avenue,
Watford,
Hertfordshire
WD18 7HY

Nearest Car Park: At the bottom of Cassiobury Park, off Gade Avenue, WD18 7LB

If you aren't able to attend at the last minute please call Watford Cycle Hub on: 01923 223994 to relay a message to the Ride Leader.

, WD18 7HY

This Watford Cycle Hub Rides ride is open for anyone to join, WD18 7HY

This Watford Cycle Hub Rides ride is open for anyone to join

  • 20.4 miles
  • Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road
  • 3 hr 30 mins
  • Challenging
  • Watford
  • Adults 16+ only

Starting point




Hertfordshire
WD18 7HF

We will take on this scenic Challenging category ride averaging a leisurely pace of 10-11 mph over the route. The route is mainly on quiet and very lovely country lanes through Chandler’s Cross, Belsize, Flauden, Chenies, Sarratt & Loudwater. There will be a few busier sections but you will be looked after - that's what our British Cycling qualified Ride Leaders are trained to do! : ) The special challenges on this route are: a long, winding descent into the Chess Valley, where we can re-group down by the River Chess; followed by a short, steep climb up to Chenies & the Van Hage Garden Centre for huge slabs of cake or whatever you fancy! : )

Refreshed, we will then descend again into the Chess Valley and then climb out of the river basin via Flaunden Hill, which gives you the chance to take on a long, steady climb that has a final steeper section just as you near the top, and a green dragon peering at you - no really - its head looks over from the garden of the pub of the same name! We will then meander back through the country lanes to Cassiobury Park.

Please bring two spare inner tubes with you & money for the Café stop at Van Hage if you want anything. Changing an inner tube is faster than getting out the rubber glue, should anyone suffer a puncture on the day & our Ride Leader team are happy to help fix it should you need it.

If your bike might need a little more TLC or hasn't been ridden for a while, you can always bring it in for a free assessment; we're Not-For-Profit, do free assessments and promise to give you an honest price if your bike needs fixing, fine tuning or a full service. :)

Watford Cycle Hub: 01923 223994

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We will take on this scenic Challenging category ride averaging a leisurely pace of 10-11 mph over the route. The route is mainly on quiet and very lovely country lanes through Chandler’s Cross, Belsize, Flauden, Chenies, Sarratt & Loudwater.

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