Midweek ride to Clerkenwell

Wednesday 16th March, after 4 cancellations & 1 late addition, 13 Cyclists in 1 group, met at New Malden Station, with overcast Skies, but dry Morning, left via the Beeline, Raynes park, Wimbledon Chase, Wimbledon, Wandle Trail, Earlsfield, Wandsworth Common, Clapham Common, Stockwell,, the Oval, Lambeth, to Waterloo, to visit the ‘Pride of Lions‘ (Photo) that have dropped by for a visit, courtesy of Born Free, Cycleway 6 across Blackfriars Bridge, Farringdon, to see the site of the ‘Clerks Well‘, which gives the reason the area is called Clerkenwell for lunch at ‘the Duke’, – it just happens to be on ‘my Street’ 🙂 -, then with steady Drizzle, Bloomsbury, Marylebone, Hyde Park, Kensington, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham, Putney Bridge, Putney,- now with steady Rain, a strategic decision to change the Tea venue from Wimbledon Common,- Barnes Common, Roehampton to Roehampton gate Cafe for Tea & what’s this, Bread pudding, on a midweek ride, -rumour has it that Mr Dunn has let slip the recipe-, also some Chocolate Sponge fingers, Robin Hood gate, the Kingston Hill Cycle track, Coombe estate, to finish back in New Malden. Total 29 Miles, special thanks to Pete M for being prepared to lead a 2nd group, thanks to Mike F for back marking, thanks to Mike L for the BP, thanks to Tilani for the Fingers. Map:- www.plotaroute.com/route/1833775

Waterloo Millenium green & some of the ‘Born free lions’
Need I say more ! :Tilani P