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Work Party - incoming 6mi Thu 2 Sep
Work Party - outgoing 6mi Thu 2 Sep
Watermead car park round trip 6mi Thu 3 Jun
Hobby Horse to bottom of Watermead 7mi Tue 4 May
Blaby 4mi 27 Apr 2020
Groby Road to Marriott 4mi 13 Jan 2020
Leicester to Cossington 7mi 4 Dec 2017
Lie to wood 4mi 24 Sep 2017
Leicester 6mi 21 Jun 2015
Leicester Emerson to station 4mi 4 Jan 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Leicester:

The Gate Hangs Well, Syston · 13mi round-trip
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The Hammer and Pincers, Wymeswold · 32mi round-trip
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The Crown, Old Dalby · 37mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Leicester

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Leicester:

To Burton upon Trent, Swadlincote, Oakham, Stamford, Peterborough, Whittlesey, March and Wisbech.

To Rickmansworth, London, St Albans, Harpenden, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Market Harborough, Loughborough, Shepshed, Derby, Nottingham, Worksop and Sheffield.

Knowledge

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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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