Tour de Penge 2019

Cyclosportive Cyclosportive
Date 16 Jun 2019 09:30
Length 16 miles
HQ Alexander Junior School, Cator Road SE26 5DS map
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Note: Change of start location for 2019

The 2019 Tour de Penge – a free community bike ride from Penge to Greenwich and back, will take place on Sunday 16th June. Sign on in Alexander Junior School, Cator Road, SE26 5DS from 08:30am with the ride starting at 9:30am.

 

Terms and Conditions

By registering to take part in the Tour de Penge you agree to the terms and conditions of the event and to abiding by its rules and regulations.

 

The Tour de Penge Rules and Regulations

All participants enter this event entirely at their own risk and The Tour de Penge organisers, Bromley Cyclists and associated groups and organisations shall not be liable for any injury or loss that might occur as a result of their participation.

 

All participants understand that The Tour de Penge organisers, Bromley Cyclists and associated groups and organisations will hold and use data provided by them in connection with The Tour de Penge administration, to keep them informed of their activities.

 

By taking part, all participants confirm that they are happy for any photographs taken during their participation in The Tour de Penge to be used to publicise the cycle ride for the Penge Festival.

 

Any participant unsure of their physical ability to take part in the Tour de Penge must take medical advice from a general practitioner prior to the event.

 

All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  

 

All participants agree to abide by the rules of the highway code, and follow the advice, direction and instruction of the event organiser, event volunteers and marshals to ensure a safe and successful event.

 

All participants confirm that their bicycles are roadworthy, in good repair and suitable for use in the Tour de Penge event.

 

All participants agree that they may be refused the right of participation in the The Tour de Penge event where the organiser believes the participant's safety or the safety of others may be compromised.

All participants will indemnify The Tour de Penge organisers, Penge Festival Committee, Bromley Cyclists, its agents and suppliers from any repair to their bicycle prior, during or after the event, which is carried out by marshals at The Tour de Penge.

About the Event

 

The Tour de Penge is a popular fixture in the local calendar, taking up to 300 cyclists of all ages and abilities on a guided, safe and off-road route from Penge to the iconic Cutty Sark in Greenwich and back, a round trip of 16 flat miles.

You don’t have to be a member of Penge Cycle Club to join in. For first timers, the revelation that you can cycle along canal paths and through parks all the way to the Thames will come as a wonderful surprise. For regular Tour riders, it is a great chance to enjoy a family ride, take in an ice cream and (hopefully) enjoy the sunshine.

Finish party – Alexandra Junior School, Cator Road, Sydenham, SE26 5DS.

The tour will stop for a short drink break in Greenwich and start the return in the same groups as on the outward ride. A big party is planned for the finish which will be at Alexandra Junior School in Penge. There will be BBQ food and drink so remember to bring some cash – which will also come in handy for ice-creams. Prices will be kept low. There are also some surprises planned to make a great day even more special.

Partners

We have great support from the local London Cycling Campaign Group: Bromley Cyclists and Bromley Council’s Sustainable Transport Team, along with the support of many of our neighbouring cycle clubs, including regular partners, Bigfoot CC from Bromley.

Fundraising   

We will be fundraising for our club’s preferred charity, Wheels for Wellbeing. Charity no. 1120905

This great charity has worked with thousands of disabled children and adults who face barriers to taking part in any physical activity. Informed by life-changing personal experience of disabled trustees, staff and volunteers, they are determined to show that anyone can enjoy cycling, given the right equipment, support and environment.

https://wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk/ 

The ride is free to enter.

Please bring puncture repair kit, spare inner tubes. We recommend you wear a helmet, wear suitable wet weather gear or sun cream if it’s sunny and bring a drink and some ice-cream money.

Dr Bike

We will have Dr Bike at the start to help sort any simple mechanical problems but do make sure to check your bikes over before the day.

We will also be selling Tour de Penge t-shirts on the day at the start and finish – kids and adult sizes all for £10each (Sizes = kids M (7-8yrs), L (9-11yrs), XL (12-13yrs) and adults S, M and L). There will be other Penge CC branded kit available on the day too.

 

So, dust down your bike, get those tyres pumped up and the chain oiled and get ready for a great day out.

For any offers of help, as a marshal, support driver or general helper or for further information, contact:

James Hanscomb -jameshanscomb@hotmail.com