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  1. Sunrise, Brighton ride 2019

    Sunrise, Brighton ride 2019

    Scaynes Hill from Slugwash Lane on the way to Ditchling Beacon
  2. Nick Saddlesore

    FNRttC FNRttC Cambridge to Kings Lynn August 30th

    Another new destination; Almost Dutch. From the Greens of Cambridge across Fenland, a vast watery landscape of rivers, peat beds and marshes. A short stretch of bridleway, followed by the only climb to The Ship of The Fens, Ely Cathedral at all of 26 metres above sea level. Onwards along...
  3. rb58

    FNRttC Friday Night Ride: London to Whitstable - 9th August

    Starting at midnight from under Waterloo Bridge on the Southbank we escape The Smoke on some quieter roads, and follow the river via Greenwich and the Cutty Sark, before climbing for a view of the estuary then diving under the Dartford Bridge and making our way to Gravesend. Quiet lanes take...
  4. Flying Dodo

    FNRttC FNRttC London to Cambridge - 14th June 2019

    After slumbering like a drunken student for a few years, 14th June sees the re-emergence of London to Cambridge. Setting off as usual at midnight from the Southbank, just by the BFI, this ride promises just under 70 miles of rolling road, with no gradient above 5%, and mainly downhill for the...
  5. Nick Saddlesore

    FNRttC FNRttC Maldon May 24th

    Registration for the Friday Night Ride to the Coast, Maldon edition on Friday night 24th May is now open. A gentle trip out on quiet cyclewàys to Cheshunt (luxe comfort stop) then soon into the dark lanes up past The Henry Moore Foundation at Perry Green, before we turn on to an exposed ridge...
  6. rb58

    FNRttC: Whitstable - 12 April

    Starting at midnight from under Waterloo Bridge on the Southbank (between the National Theatre cafe and the BFI), we escape The Smoke on some quieter roads, and follow the river via the magnificence of Greenwich and the Cutty Sark, before climbing for a view of the estuary then diving under the...
  7. StuAff

    FNRttC FNRttC Southend 15 March 2019

    As there isn't an official thread yet, here's an unofficial one. @AKA Bob will be leading, here's his blurb from the email. "After the quiet winter months the first Friday Night Ride to the Coast of 2019 is almost upon us. On Friday 15th March 2019, as is traditional, we’ll kick off our 2019...
  8. Domus

    Bristol- Barry

    Anyone from oop north done this Friday night ride? If so what trains did you use? At first glance it looks like a round trip is coming out at around £100 Have I missed a trick?
  9. Flying Dodo

    FNRttC FNRttC - All aboard for Shoreham on 12th October

    And so with autumn mists now appearing, we now arrive at the final night ride of the year - Shoreham. A few new roads from last time, but still 60 miles of tarmac, some hills which aren't hills, but no castles. And not forgetting the magnificent breakfast at the end in the stunning art deco...
  10. Nick Saddlesore

    FNRttC FNRttC Oxford 21st September 2018

    We have a new event - The Friday Night Ride through the Chilterns. It's on the night of Friday 21 September, arriving in Oxford for breakfast on Saturday 22 September. Escaping London into Metroland "When melancholy autumn comes to Wembley / And electric trains are lighted after tea". A church...
  11. rb58

    FNRttC FNRttC: Whitstable - 17 August 2018

    The Queen of Rides. We escape The Smoke on some quieter roads, and follow the river before diving under the Dartford Bridge and making our way to Gravesend. From that point on, the ride becomes ever more dream-like with quiet lanes and great views. Refreshments are taken in Strood; wonderful...
  12. mmmmartin

    FNRttC FNRttC York-Hull 27 July 2018

    Time to get excited. And get train tickets. Ride open. One of the best we do. Want to know how it went last year? Look here. There's a reason so many come back to this ride. Want something flatter than a pancake? Want to cross a massive suspension bridge in the early light of dawn? Want to...
  13. Andrew Br

    FNRttC Manchester-Blackpool 1st June 2018.

    This year, the most Northerly FNRttC is going to Blackpool but fear not, the most popular parts of the previous route are still in there. That means that we'll be using the quiet moorland roads between Haslingden and Blackburn and we'll ride along the lovely lanes from Ribchester to Garstang...
  14. Nick Saddlesore

    FNRttC London to Maldon, Friday May 18

    Somewhere new: London to Maldon on Friday, May 18 A new leader: Nick ‘Saddlesore’ We'll head north through London along the path of the New River, then out into the 'burbs along the Lea Valley, with a brief comfort stop at Cheshunt (25km). You'll smell the country air as we cross the Rye Lane...
  15. rb58

    FNRttC Whitstable Edition: Friday 6 April 2018

    The Date: Friday 6 April. The Deal: The Queen of Rides and a brilliant breakfast in Whitstable. Spring is upon us and so thoughts turn to one of the jewels in the Friday Night Ride to the Coast calendar - London to Whitstable. We depart at midnight from Fridays Central, between the British...
  16. velovoice

    FNRttC London to BOGNOR REGIS (okay, Felpham) - 1st September 2017

    Hear ye, hear ye, this ride is officially declared OPEN. Okay, HERE'S the skinny. @Flying Dodo will be your compère for the evening. :girldance::dance:
  17. swarm_catcher

    FNRttC Flemish Night Ride to the Kust 2017 (CLOSED)

    Registration is CLOSED for the fifth and final Friday Night Ride to the Kust in Belgium, Brussels to Ostend. If you are still keen but not on the list we can stick you on a waiting list in case of cancellations Saturday (not Friday) 29th April is the date. What do we have? As flat as a...
  18. Trickedem

    Friday Night Ride To Whitstable. 19th Aug 2016

    I am pleased to announce that booking is now open for the Friday Night Ride to Whitstable on 19th August.This is a wonderful ride following the Thames from Tower Bridge to the delightful seaside town of Whitstable, passing iconic sites such as the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, The Royal Arsenal in...
  19. RoubaixCube

    Preparing for my first FNRttC - Prep advice welcome

    Im going to say that im being quite pedantic but i want my first ever ride with The Fridays to be one to remember in a nice way rather then a grueling 70 odd mile ride telling myself how much I hate life and myself because i left something at home. Im compiling a checklist of things that need...
  20. Trickedem

    FNRttC Night ride to Whitstable, April 22nd, 2016 (Starting at Tower Bridge)

    I am delighted to announce that booking is now open for the Friday Night Ride to Whitstable on April 22nd. This is a wonderful ride following the Thames from Tower Bridge to the delightful seaside town of Whitstable, passing iconic sites such as the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, The Royal Arsenal in...
  21. Gordon P

    FNRttC The not the Fridays Tour 2016

    This is THE ANNOUNCEMENT you have all been waiting for: it is THE FOUR COUNTRIES TOUR – The Vi(v)a Colonia...... You can’t accuse us of lack of ambition. We’ve ridden to John o'Groats, taken over an entire chateau in Normandy with 50 of us, crossed France from sea to sea, and ridden from Dieppe...
  22. AKA Bob

    FNRttC FNRttC Christmas Ride " Reach for the Stars' Monday 28th December 2015

    To celebrate another wonderful year of adventures on two wheels and a chance to share the joys of Christmas with friends and family The Fridays will be holding their now traditional Christmas Ride. The theme for this year ride is a journey through history and the evolution of high rise...
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