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bcn east 3mi Mon 22 Jan
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Reading stn to Mereoak P&R 4mi 11 Dec 2023
Avon kennet 6mi 22 Nov 2023
Rowing 3mi 5 Oct 2023
Work 6mi 17 Sep 2023
ReaPang 6mi 27 Aug 2023
CunningManAny 6mi 21 Jul 2023
CunningManAny 6mi 21 Jul 2023

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Reading bike hire launches on June 10

29 May 2014

Reading is the latest town to get its own bike hire scheme, with 200 bikes setting sail under the Readybike banner. The system is set to launch on June 10th,…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

The Old Post Office · 6mi one-way
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Cliveden · 38mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Reading

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

To Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh, Southampton, Cowes, Newport and Shanklin.

To London, Weybridge, Windsor, Maidenhead, Thatcham, Newbury, Devizes, Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath, Bristol and Chepstow.

To Wallingford, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Woodstock, Banbury, Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, Brownhills, Cannock, Stafford, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Alsager, Sandbach, Middlewich, Winsford, Northwich, Frodsham, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

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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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022 · 2

When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…

cycle.travel now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 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…