Return to Richmond

June 14 saw the second of our new format “Park Rides”, which aim to offer a more accessible style of ride for experienced and newer riders alike.

The weather didn’t look too promising on our arrival at Roehampton gate car park with the tail end of ‘Hector’ blowing around Richmond Park and rain threatening. Thirteen velos turned up and were offered a try-out on one of three mid-range Giant bikes provided by the Giant store, Twickenham. Nobody needed to be asked twice and we were soon off in two groups riding anti-clockwise around the park.

Both groups completed four laps and returned to the Colicci cafe at our starting point. The conclusion over coffee and cake was that the hard windy ride had been worth it, and nobody wanted to give their Giant bikes back.