Our North London Cycle Routes
Dirty Wknd Beginner Bash
At just under 50km, and with very few hills to speak of (apart from Highgate Hill at the start) this is the perfect route for beginner riders looking to grow their confidence.
Dirty Wknd Hex 2 Hertfordshire
Starting at Hex Cycling in Shoreditch and heading up through North London (up Highgate Hill) and past Potters Bar into the countryside. Undulating but not really hilly, this route is great for beginners looking to take the next step and intermediate cyclists too. Stop at The Five Horseshoes in Little Birkhamstead.
North London Dirty Wknd
Starting Regents Park (The Regent's Cafe, Inner Circle) and heading up Swains Lane and over the M25 at Potters Bar into Hertfordshire. The route loops around some lovely country roads, before coming back the way you came finishing up in Camden, Great for adding mileage with not too many hills.
Dirty Wknd in The Chilterns
Starting at Watford High Street station (overground network), this peaceful undulating route works it's way around Hemel Hempstead and back to Watford. You can take your bike on the overground network for free, or you can cycle up to Watford and pick up the route there. Stop is at Brownlow Cafe for 'the biggest scones in the world'. Perfect for quiet roads with a few gentle climbs.
Dirty Northern Wknd!
A Dirty Wknd starting in North London, heading out via Finchley and Potters Bar. Stop at Leaf cafe halfway, and then winding back down to Potters Bar and into London. Quick spin past Alexandra Palace before finishing at the Edinboro Castle for beers.
Big Dirty Wknd in Hertford!
Regents Park out North via Highgate and Finchley, through Potters Bar to Hertford for a stop at Leaf cafe. Winding back to Potters Bar and into London via Ally Pall and ending up at the Edinboro Castle in Camden. Great for long distance with a good amount of climbing; perfect if you're taking your riding/training to the next level!