Steam Ride:London-Oxford-London (LOL)


200km cycling event starting from St Martins App. Car ParkRuislip HA4 8BD. Controls at Handlebar Cafe / Free Control, Didcot Station Or (Petrol Station 400M), Chinnor Co-Op/Garage and Ruislip Bp/Atm., plus 5 information controls.

*There will be no Entry on the Day under any circumstances* All aboard the Steam Ride, for a scenic ride past Chequers, through the Chilterns AONB and through beautiful Waddesdon Park to Quainton Hall for refreshmen

Riders will start in small groups with a staggered start. All controls have COVID restrictions we would encourage riders to be self-sufficient during the event. There are several options to stop on the route if riders do require refreshments but there are long sections in very remote areas with no facilities. There will be a Postal Finish. Riders must comply with the Audax UK COVID Behaviour Code which will be sent with final information. Riders failing to comply may not be allowed to start or have their ride validated and may be refused entry to any future events. Postal Entries will NOT be accepted. Includes a section of Stage 6 Tour of Britain. Steam Train Spotters: Standard Gauge Steam Railway Lines Didcot Steam Railway (Museum and Steam Centre), Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway, Cholsey and Wallingford Railway, Ruislip Lido Railway, Rail Crossing, Denham disused rail track. Adventures, Randonneurs and chancers for ACH SR

Event Date and Location

200 km (200 km) in 14h00
08:15 to finish by 22:15
Starting from:
St Martins App. Car ParkRuislip HA4 8BD
£9.50 (£10.50 when paying with PayPal)

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Please Note:
This is an updated event - these details have changed in some significant way, relative to previously published information

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

14.3-30 km/h
Audax Club Hackney
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Event No:

Organiser Information

Tim Sollesse

The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser

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Download routesheet (.pdf) updated 11 03 2016
Download GPS (.zip) updated 26 03 2019


Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Parking at start
Parking at start
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Toilets at Start
Toilets at Start
Youth Hostel at or near start
Youth Hostel at or near start

Start Location

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Route Map

Steam Ride:London-Oxford-London (LOL)

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