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by jimbop
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: Gravel/off-road route from Richmond Park to Surrey Hills
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

Gravel/off-road route from Richmond Park to Surrey Hills

Hi all - exciting times - off on my first bikepacking trip with a mate tomorrow afternoon. Just a one nighter, we're planning to wild camp somewhere in the Surrey Hills, maybe Leith Hill or nearby? He's got a little tent and i've got a bivvy setup. We'll be leaving from Chiswick and probably going t...
by jimbop
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)
Replies: 37
Views: 7354

Re: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)

Jim, sorry just seen the updates here, happy to help with routes if you need a pointer or 2. PM me and I can mail you some notes and a GPS or 2 if you give me an idea of distance etc. The Ridgeway along the east half is partly contentious singletrack footpath that's best avoided at the weekends, le...
by jimbop
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)
Replies: 37
Views: 7354

Re: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)

Earlier in the year I did a nice easy ride in that neck of the woods with my mate who is rehabing a poorly knee. We rode the western Ridgeway west from Streatley (train at Goring) to the Avebury end. Bridleways across the downs past Milk Hill/Tan Hill to Marlborough. Bivi in Savernake Forest (also ...
by jimbop
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)
Replies: 37
Views: 7354

Re: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)

ssnowman wrote:The Ridgeway is such an easy route to do, as it’s all signposted. I’m thinking of doing it in the next couple of weeks if you’re interested.
Signposts are def handy - great tip - thank you! Sure thing - let me know when and if i'm free i'll join you. How long does the route take?
by jimbop
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)
Replies: 37
Views: 7354

Re: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)

Earlier in the year I did a nice easy ride in that neck of the woods with my mate who is rehabing a poorly knee. We rode the western Ridgeway west from Streatley (train at Goring) to the Avebury end. Bridleways across the downs past Milk Hill/Tan Hill to Marlborough. Bivi in Savernake Forest (also ...
by jimbop
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)
Replies: 37
Views: 7354

Re: M4 Corridor Bikepacking (England)

Something involving The Ridgeway? Why don't you do something along the ridgeway, maybe do the double starting at the Turing end? It's quiet not majorly busy and some nice sights to take in, it also itnt far from civilisation should you need a pub, shop or B&B :smile: This is the correct answer : ) ...