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Gabe2Vegi 4mi Thu 17 Mar
RdgMar return 1mi 6 Nov 2021
RdgHalfMar 1mi 6 Nov 2021
Henley 7mi 11 Jul 2021
To the pub 6mi 4 Jul 2021
Reading 1mi 6 Jun 2021
To The Den 2mi 20 Mar 2021
Canal Route into Reading 4mi 10 Feb 2021
Run 3.8m 3mi 2 Nov 2020
Run 2.1m 2mi 2 Nov 2020

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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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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…

Plan multi-day adventures easily

22 Mar 2021 · 4

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer? cycle.travel’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…