Local Cycling Information

Please make sure to contact the organisers before setting out for any activity listed here.

Also note that the rides and events listed here are not organised by the London Cycling Campaign unless they are also listed on the Rides and Events page of the LCC website.

Details of the next Get Sutton Cycling meeting are here – always a good place to get local cycling information.

Sutton Cycling Club

Sutton Sports Club of the Year. Primarily for children, with cycling as a sport. Check out the Sutton Cycling Club website for details. Twitter: @suttoncycling.

EcoLocal cycling

Cycling for all abilities. They provide a wide range of bikes and (optional) helmets or just bring your own. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am to 12 noon on the athletics track at the David Weir Leisure Centre near St Helier Hospital. For adults and those aged 14+. Small fee payable. Extra sessions for younger children are usually organized in the school holidays. For full information see their website. Twitter: @ecolocalcycling.

Adult Cycle Skills

If you would like to learn to ride a bike or improve your skills on the road, Sutton Council provide free lessons. For information go to Sutton Adult Cycle Skills

Dr Bikes

Sutton Council provide free Dr Bikes where their mechanics can give your bike a safety check, make adjustments and give advice. The upcoming dates are available here Sutton Dr Bikes

Let’s Ride

A branding from British Cycling. “We organise everything from huge traffic-free bike rides through major towns and cities, to small local rides which are great for families and beginners. We train volunteers to lead and inspire rides all over the country. And we help you find great cycling routes and people to explore them with”.

In Sutton:

On Twitter @letsrideuk, and Facebook.

Women On Wheels

Inspiring local women to ride for fun and fitness. Free bike rides for women, friendly support, and great people to ride with. Current rides are listed on Let’s Ride Breeze website. Upcoming dates are

  • Sunday 10th February 2019
  • Sunday 10th March 2019

Bike Maintenance Courses

Sutton council are running courses on how to look after and maintain your bike covering the following:

  • checking key parts of your bike for wear and tear, using the simple 5 minute assessment system employed by professional bike mechanics!
  • adjusting and balancing your brakes and replacing your brake pads
  • making some minor adjustments which will give you a more comfortable riding experience
  • removing your rear wheel, inner-tube and tyre and repairing a puncture
  • cleaning and caring for your bike
  • what you need in a basic tool kit

For details of how to book see their website.

Cyclism

This well-established group organizes varied and varying rides through the week for anyone interested in cycling locally. See their website.

Local maps

Transport for London has good quality printed cycling maps available at no cost. They also have a cycle journey planner and other useful information.

Although its map is not particularly helpful to plan safer or quieter routes, Sutton Council has produced a Sutton Cycling Guide for download. It also lists local cycling shops.

There are many route planning apps/ websites. Here are a few which may be of interest:

CycleStreets CycleMap iOS/Android app OpenCycleMaps
Citymapper GPsies iOS/Android app CycleMaps iOS app
Bike Hub iOS/Android app Strava iOS/Android app Sustrans
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