Meynells Gorse Commuter ride
Friday 26th April at 8.00am 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.
|Cycling time||Ride distance||Suitable for||Distance from me||Ride level|
|30 Mins||5 Miles||Adults 16+ only Not all rides are suitable for everyone. This will tell you if the ride is suitable for you and/or your friends and family.||? Miles||
Steady If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, Steady rides are ideal. At a comfortable pace, and possibly with some modest hills along the way, rides take place on mainly quiet roads with plenty of sights along the way.
- Starting Point & Postcode
- Bike Park, Town Hall Square LE1 9BG
- 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.
- 50 mins (30 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.
Sky Ride Local in Leicester
If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, our Steady rides are ideal. At a comfortable pace, and possibly with some modest hills along the way, rides take place on mainly quiet roads with plenty of sights along the way. Rides are between 6 and 20 miles long, at a moderate pace of between 7 and 10 miles an hour.
If you’ve thought about commuting by bike but are worried about which route to use or the busy traffic why not join our Ride Leaders on this free organised ride that will cycle a typical commuter route into the heart of the city.
This guided route will take you from the Bike Park in the centre of Leicester out to the Meynells Gorse Park and Ride car park. The route is designed to provide you with a low traffic / traffic free alternative to using the Hinckley road (A47). 95% of this route uses dedicated cycle paths or shared pedestrian/cycle paths. This means that even if you are not the most confident of cyclists you with feel safe and comfortable with this route.
*Please note that this is the outward portion of the journey*
Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please make sure your bike is in good working order and 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.
Children under the age of 5 must be in a BSA approved child seat, trailer or tag-a-long.
- Car Parking
- Yes, at Rutland street NCP or on street in the area.
- Nearest Train Station
- Leicester Train Station, 0.8miles.
Meet the Ride Leaders
- Peter Simmonds
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