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Route from Birmingham to London

stevo1s77stevo1s77 Posts: 46
edited April 2015 in Tour & expedition
Hi,

Myself and a group of friends are planning on riding the above route and we are looking for advice on the safest and/or recommended routes.

Thanks

Scott
Cube GTC Reaction SL - Green Black 2014
Cannondale Synapse 105 - 2012

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  • whoofwhoof Posts: 756
    I've never ridden between Birmingham and London but I find this website good for choosing cycle routes. You can ask it to find the entire route or pick places of interest inbetween and do a number of smaller joined up routes.
    http://cycle.travel/map
  • jack_flapjack_flap Posts: 40
    I've done the trip to & from Birmingham a few times over the years - this is the route I took a few weeks ago:

    https://www.strava.com/activities/281694707

    Very nice first section, and a good way to enter London via Henley & Windsor - if you are looking to stay on the quieter, more scenic roads you may want to avoid the section going through central Oxford - (using the middle section from this route https://www.strava.com/activities/96926269).

    I found Strava to be very useful for creating routes - using the plan by popularity function.
  • stevo1s77stevo1s77 Posts: 46
    Thanks Jack Flap I will take a look
    Jack Flap wrote:
    I've done the trip to & from Birmingham a few times over the years - this is the route I took a few weeks ago:

    https://www.strava.com/activities/281694707

    Very nice first section, and a good way to enter London via Henley & Windsor - if you are looking to stay on the quieter, more scenic roads you may want to avoid the section going through central Oxford - (using the middle section from this route https://www.strava.com/activities/96926269).

    I found Strava to be very useful for creating routes - using the plan by popularity function.
    Cube GTC Reaction SL - Green Black 2014
    Cannondale Synapse 105 - 2012
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