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Our usual easy paced 2 hour Let's Go Local ride using quiet roads and paths where possible, following the footsteps of Bob Hope the actor and comedian who was born in Eltham in 1903 , we set off from Danson park navigating the quiet back streets of Welling and Blackfen to Avery Hill park and across Belxey road and the streets of Eltham to the location of the Bob Hope Theatre, named after him as he saved it from closure in the 1980’s. We then cross Eltham High street and head towards Eltham Station to find Hopes Childhood house, winding our way back to Danson for midday 11.5 miles Harry leading no one is left behind – All welcome.
- Link to the history of Bob Hope theatre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bob_Hope_Theatre
- Link to the life of Bob Hope https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Hope
Turn up and ride - details taken at the start.
Suitable for all levels of rider.
Please ensure your bike is in roadworthy condition and that the tyres are fully inflated and ideally you have at least one spare inner-tube and that your seat is at the correct height also that you are dressed for the weather on the day.
“Our easy paced Lets Go rides take place every Saturday morning from Danson park”
All routes have been checked and risk assessed prior to the rides going ahead.
Covid-19 and safety info.
Details will be taken at the start of the ride
It is important that we maintain a 2m social distance where possible, never less than 1m. Its Particularly important to maintain social distancing from other users on shared paths. Always give way to pedestrians and to other cyclists so all path users can maintain 1-2 m and feel safe. Riders are advised to bring face masks in case there is an incident where wearing a mask would be appropriate, hand sanitiser is also advised. Bring your own tools and equipment should the worst happed, do not touch other riders bikes or equipment, (respect others) don’t attend if you have been told to self-isolate or have covid symptom’s, please Inform the co -ordinator/leader if you develop symptoms and test positive after the ride by emailing: [email protected]
Your bike must be in road worthy condition and tyres correctly inflated, you should have at least one spare innertube, and ensure that your seat is at the correct height for your comfort and riding position, and that you are dressed for the weather on the day, please inform the leader in confidence if you are taking any prescribed medication of have any medical conditions as this info will help greatly if first aid is required. Please bring water and any refreshments required for the ride.
Let's Go - Let's have fun!