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cycling in lockdown (still good exercise)

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Not such a happy new year because Southwark Cyclists will not be able to run our free sociable cycle rides for a while. However, we are still allowed to take exercise with one other person from a different household and, as we know, cycling is great exercise. It makes you happy, keeps you fit and costs nothubg.

If you are just starting out you may be wondering where to go. You might like to try one of our suggested "do-it-yourself" routes with full turn-by-turn instructions. The details are here https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/healthy-rides/do-it-yourself-hrs/details on the Southwark Cyclists web site. There are nine shorter routes with starting points across the borough. They are titled ?Short Rides for the Lockdown?,https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/healthy-rides/do-it-yourself-hrs/short-rides-for-the-month-april/ and you can see them all on this composite map:

These are designed like the healthy rides using as far as possible paths and quiet streets. They can all be completed in under and hour and should feel safe all the time. To find routes of your own you could try https://cycle.travel/. Remember, you need lights from about 3.30pm and preferably from 3pm. Any questions, you can DM me and I will do my best to answer you questions or find someone else who knows more than me

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