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Box Hill Descent

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Watch as Big Mac descends Surrey’s infamous Box Hill (Zig Zag Road). Please use this video as a guide before hitting the descent for the first time, as some of the corners, especially the second one, can be quite tricky (Note the debris pointed out). Also please, please, please remember that Box Hill is a public highway and is open ... Read More »

London cycling campaign’s Big Ride 2014.


The London Cycling Campaign’s Big Ride is a protest ride on closed roads around London. 1000’s of cyclists take part to get their point, of safer streets for cyclists across to politicians. It’s a truly wonderful spectacle to see or be part of. Check out the video below to see what it was like. Also check out this video to ... Read More »

Box Hill

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The Box Hill climb is a great way to test your hill climbing ability. At RCB, we find the toughest part to be before the first hairpin. If you can master that, the rest is easy.. ish. Be sure to stop in at the cafe at the top to help support the National Trust who keep Box Hill in the ... Read More »

Beddlestead Lane


This climb is the closest thing to a beginners endurance test you’ll find around Croydon/South East London. At 1.9 mile with an average gradient of 4%, it’ll have you gritting your teeth and gasping for air! Segment Details Distance 1.9mi Avg Grade 4% Elev Difference 383ft Elev Gain 391ft Read More »

Richmond Park

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The Richmond Park anticlockwise lap is perfect for beginners and also for those who are looking to increase fitness levels. The 6.5mi lap boasts just about everything a cyclist could want: undulating miles of smooth tarmac, a couple of gruelling climbs and some epic downhills. Distance: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 391 ft Max incline: 7.2% Max decline: 12.5% (all data ... Read More »