25 Mar 2014
The town of Northampton is the latest to sign up to Britain’s bike-hire boom. The newly named ‘Cycle CoNNect’ scheme, riffing on the area’s NN postcode, starts operation in May.…
Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Northampton:
National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Northampton:
To Rickmansworth, London, St Albans, Harpenden, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Market Harborough, Leicester, Loughborough, Shepshed, Derby, Nottingham, Worksop and Sheffield.
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.
Friday 2 April · 2
Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…