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by MrCurrieinahurry

Hey guys didn't want to derail max post..

@gurk700 when your in London where do you stay?

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Probably not the kind of answers you are looking for, but we typically stayed at the following hotels while visiting for business, and the wife and I usually extended our stay a week or so and have never been disappointed:
The Clermont London, Charing Cross (stones throw from Trafalgar Square)
Sea Containers London (on the river at Blackfriars Bridge)
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My girlfriend / partner is working full-time over there at the moment. We are renting an apartment in Hampstead. If she ends up staying in the UK longer we'll probably move further out the city cause rent is insane (especially in Hampstead. Our home mortgage is cheaper in California LOL) I'd love Surrey Hills area but somewhere along the Northern tube line is more likely for her 3 times / week commute. Thinking St Albans or Hatfield.

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I should mention! I've stayed in Cirencester for 3 days and loved riding there. Nearly no cars around except on the very main streets. Got a decent amount of climbing in too on the rides! Some surprise steep hills throughout.
Not what you'd call "London" obviously but with my giant USA land mass standard, an hour and a half away from the city is considered pretty local still :)

Granted we were there pretty off season and nowhere near summer. It might be more popular during warmer months.

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Well if people are ever in London I'm happy to share some routes or head out for a ride etc.

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MrCurrieinahurry wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2023 7:06 am
Well if people are ever in London I'm happy to share some routes or head out for a ride etc. Image

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Likewise. Although I live in SE London so most of my routes are for the North Downs/Kent. A better area for cycling IMO than the Surrey Hills... :wink:

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gurk700 wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2023 9:39 pm
My girlfriend / partner is working full-time over there at the moment. We are renting an apartment in Hampstead. If she ends up staying in the UK longer we'll probably move further out the city cause rent is insane (especially in Hampstead. Our home mortgage is cheaper in California LOL) I'd love Surrey Hills area but somewhere along the Northern tube line is more likely for her 3 times / week commute. Thinking St Albans or Hatfield.
Clapham? On the Northern Line, a nice part of the world and South of London is better for riding than North of London.

Also rental prices are often cheaper south of the river than north of it.

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I'm tooting home of the most dangerous cycling road i believe ... I'll be putting together a weight weenies ride come April time. The photographeris already sorted said he should be back from Belgium by then (photographing cx stuff mainly)


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I'm planning to cycle all the way around London in May if you want that route? 😇 252 mile day 👌
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Yea mate sounds wonderful....




Lol Not a chance in hell..

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😂😂
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Matilda - Ti/Carbon Race TBC
Perdita- Ti Turbo bike 8kg
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Verity- Ti Aero 8.2kg


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by Bondurant

I would also not like the route sent to me.

Thank you.

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Bondurant wrote:I would also not like the route sent to me.

Thank you.
Hahaahhahahah

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