Pick up an LCC ride to Freewheel near you

Cyclists from all corners of the capital can enjoy an escorted bike ride all the way to this year’s Sky Sports London Freewheel bike event taking place on Sunday 21 September 2008.

Experienced cyclists from London Cycling Campaign will be leading led bike rides from over 25 London boroughs into the central London cycle route. Here, they’ll join some 40,000 other cyclists from around the capital in an area around St James Park where the roads will be closed to motorised traffic. The London Cycling Campaign led rides are free and open to all ages and cyclists of all abilities and include a return led ride back to the borough.

People who live in the following boroughs can pick up a led ride to Freewheel near them: Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Woolwich, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Pollards Hill, Redbridge, Richmond, Southwark Sutton, Tower Hamlets and Walthamstow.

To join one of the London Cycling Campaign led rides register at www.london.gov.uk/freewheel.

In its second year, the Freewheel event is the largest mass cycle ride in the UK and enabling cyclists to enjoy a leisurely cycle ride past iconic London landmarks on roads closed to traffic. Along the 12km central route there will be a real carnival atmosphere, with on-bike entertainment, plus a spectacle of weird and wonderful bikes and stunning views of the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace.