Bread Pudding ride to Harlesden

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Gunnersbury Park

Sunday 3rd March, a Blustery Wind, with some light Showers, saw 8 Cyclists, with 1 deciding not to continue, so 7 left via Skerne Rd, Latchmere, Ham Gate Richmond Park, via White Lodge, to Roehampton Gate, Barnes, Hammersmith Bridge, Fulham, Barons court, North Kensington, then the ‘Paddington Arm’ of the ‘Grand Union Canal’ towpath, to Harlesden for lunch at the Grand Junction Arms’- with fresh Paint still in evidence-, more Towpath to Park Royal, West Acton, Ealing Common, Gunnersbury Park, (Photo), Carville Hall Park, Brentford, to Syon Park Cafe for Tea & Bread pudding, with a slightly stronger Head wind, & some heavier Showers, (but not as dramatic as had been Forecast, 😉) Isleworth, Twickenham, Strawberry Hill, Teddington, Hampton Wick & Kingston Bridge. Total 29 Miles, 2 new Faces, thanks to Derek for Back marking, thanks to John for the BP.

Map :-www.plotaroute.com/route/342703

Note: Please do have a look at Matt’s post regarding Kings Rd, if you are at all familiar with the area near Kingston gate, it is increasingly apparent that action is needed to address the traffic issues in that area.

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Bread Pudding ride to Little Venice

Sunday 22nd February,

A mostly bright morning saw 15 Cyclists leave via Canbury Gardens, Tow-path to Ham, Aerospace estate, Ham, Ham gate of Richmond park, Roehampton gate, Barnes common, Putney, Putney Bridge, Fulham, Parsons green, Brompton Cemetery, West Kensington, Kensington gardens, Hyde park, Paddington Basin to Little Venice for lunch at ‘the Warwick Castle’.Afterwards, with increasing threats of Rain which were soon delivered along with a very cold head wind, along the Grand union Canal to Park Royal, West Acton, North Ealing, Ealing Common to Gunnersbury park, With Iyad suffering a fall resulting in a few Bruises just before the Tea stop with BP, then more Gunnersbury park, Kew Bridge, Kew Rd, Richmond, Richmond park, to Kingston gate and Kingston. Total 31 Miles, 3 new faces.
Map :-

Little Venice Route Map