Forest Gayte Pride Ride

On Saturday we were delighted to lead our first ever Pride Ride as part of the events of Forest Gayte Pride! Less than 10 miles of easy riding, but we managed to take in 4 historic LGBT venues in Stratford & Maryland as well as the only one still existing in the borough as we passed through the Olympic Park.

Numbers were a bit lower than hoped, as less than half of those who had booked actually turned up, but everyone who joined us – most of whom hadn’t ridden with us before -had a great time and the sun shone upon us!

Most riders really embraced the spirit – wearing rainbow colours (beautifully demonstrated by Steve and Anita!) and flags decorated our rider leader and all our marshals’ bikes.

Most of our route was on quiet roads – other than a small section on Romford Road and Woodgrange Road, where we were reminded of the lack of good infrastructure for cycling! However, we really enjoyed the majority of the ride which took us through LTNs and were a delight!

Brewery Pride Ride

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE & TIME

Our North of the river ride this time -this time venturing further north up the canal to Tottenham to take new breweries both north and east! ending up in Forest gate for last brewery and refreshments/ festivities at  pride event at Woodgrange market-rainbow decoration welcome -but not obligatory!

Ride mainly on quiet roads (some a bit busy) and cycle track / canal paths approx 23 miles no hills we will have a few refreshments /lunch stops & sensible sampling only!

booking is required.  Over 18’s only!

Bill