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Find out how you can improve your cycling or join a cycling club.

Getting out on your bike in Rushmoor

There are lots of safe routes to get you out an about locally without the hassle of traffic. These include:

  • The many off-road and shared paths around Farnborough
  • The shared pathway along the A325 between Aldershot and Farnborough
  • The cycle routes around the airport perimeter - this is a 7-mile, family friendly, traffic free route suitable for all bikes mainly on shared use pathways and quiet back roads. You can avoid the short section of road from Norris Hill roundabout to Eelmoor Bridge, by using the canal towpath
  • The roads around the Army golf course
  • Southwood Woodland
  • Basingstoke canal towpath
  • The Blackwater Valley path

Most of these routes are accessible on a hybrid type bike, and many on a road bike.

If you have a mountain bike, you would also be able to explore a little further taking in Caesars Camp, and Wellesley Woodlands. 

Breeze cycle rides (women only)

New to Aldershot and Farnborough are Breeze cycle rides for women only. Our local trained champions take you out on local led rides starting and finishing at Farnborough Library, with coffee afterwards at the Fab café in the library.

The rides are generally on the last and middle Saturdays of each month. Throughout the summer, we are also offer monthly mid-week rides. The length of rides are usually between ten and 14 miles and are mainly suited to either mountain or hybrid bikes. In 2017, we are going to run additional rides for cyclists with road bikes; this ride maybe faster and longer.

To find out more and book your place on the Rushmoor Breeze rides, visit the Breeze cycle rides website. Alternatively, you can contact us using the contact details on this page.

You can also join the Rushmoor Breeze Group Facebook page.

Local cycling clubs

Cycling is a growing sport, especially after the success of our Olympic and international squads in all areas: BMX, track, road and mountain biking. There are several clubs locally that offer a wide range of rides.

Farnborough and Camberley Cycling Club

This is a friendly, local club with a focus on road cycling for all levels of ability.

Website: Farnborough and Camberley Cycling Club

VC Meudon

VC Meudon is a cycling club based in and around Fleet and Farnham. Club members take part in all forms of bike racing including mountain biking, time trialling and road racing. The club competes at all levels and ages and welcomes new members who want to get involved in competitive cycling.

Website: VC Meudon

GS Velo 

This is a club based around Farnborough and Camberley. It's free to join and really friendly and sociable, with separate rides for mountain bikes and road bikes.

For meeting locations, contact, and ride details, visit the GS Velo website.

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