The internet is crammed full of useful cycling websites and contacts. Here are some of our favourites:
Bike Broker – sell your unwanted bike to your community – http://www.bikebroker.net
Sustrans – UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day.
Where to stop for a cuppa when out riding – if you are out and about near Orpington, The Croft Tea Rooms is a must. Beautiful home cooking and of course cakes, the staff at this award winning Tea Rooms welcomes cyclists. Cycle parking outside – please check out their website
Penge Cycle Club local club in SE20 – something for all the family
Lewisham Cyclists adjoining borough LCC group, lots of nice rides, very friendly.
Pollards Hill Cyclists Local social rides starting from the Mitcham area. Masses of local knowledge, very sociable – no lycra needed!
Bigfoot Bike Club provides 6 different levels of mainly rural road and off-road rides, beginning with occasional family rides, and Saturday morning road rides with 5 levels of difficulty.
Catford Cycling Club offers introductory Saturday rides of 16 miles with a stop in the middle, from Farnborough.
Central London CTC, offers graded & newcomer rides; specialises in all day countryside rides; most rides use trains.
GS Avanti, a traditional cycling club that offers beginner and intermediate rides on Saturdays at 10am.
Local bike shops
Local bike repair services