Richmond Park - Strong Plus

Sunday 10th February 2013 at 9.00am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.

Starting Point & Postcode
Richmond Park, Roehampton Gate entrance Roehampton Café (grass outside café) SW15 5JS
Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
2 hours 40 mins  (2 hours 0 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Hybrid (road tyres), Road 
Suitable for Child Trailers
Sky Ride Local
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders

Richmond upon Thames

What other riders think of this route

Sky Ride Local in Richmond upon Thames

You don’t have to be the next Bradley Wiggins, but you’ll need to know your way around a bike and be fairly fit to take part in our Challenging rides. If you’re comfortable riding with other people and fancy a fresh challenge, these rides are perfect for you. They start at around twenty miles long, and are paced at between 11 and 12 miles an hour.

Come and join us as we ride the iconic road bike route in West London. This 27 mile ride is multiple laps of the perimeter road in Richmond Park, a longstanding hub for London's road cyclists. The rolling tarmac route is ideal for road bikes and this is a perfect ride for those who enjoy a challenge whilst being surrounded by the beautiful Richmond Park.


Additional Information

As these are adult only rides, designed for cyclists progressing from the standard Ride Strong level, the pace of the ride could increase to 15mph at the discretion of the Ride Leader.

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait.

Car Parking
Yes, at Roehampton Gate entrance car park, charges may apply
Nearest Train Station
Richmond 1.5 Miles  
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at Cafe at the start  

Meet the Ride Leaders

  • Nick Rawling
    Nick Rawling
  • Jaap Nijsen
    Jaap Nijsen I have been cycling all my life and love every moment of it, whether it is commuting, road, off-road, with family or with friends. Part of the fun is getting others to join the cycling fun. Come along and light up your love for cycling! Everyone can cycle ... it's easy, just get on your bike and pedal up :-)

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Okoro Ukoha Tuesday 19th August Fabulous ride for serious minded riders
  • Nick Emery Saturday 2nd August
  • Caroline Wolff Monday 28th July
  • Bob Franklin Saturday 12th July 4 laps 2 clockwise 2 anti CW next time could we have the anti CW laps first please

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