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Sunday, November 18, 2012

London from the Edge



On Saturday I cycled from London to Southend on Sea and back, alond a cirucular route that took in quite a few places people don't often visit. This included Purfleet, just inside the M25. Here's the view looking back into town.

posted by Ham at 09:29 -- Comments here: 5

Comments on "London from the Edge"

 

Blogger Adam Van den Bussche said ... (10:07) : 

Cna you post a link to the ride route?

GPX / Google earth file would great?

 

Blogger Ham said ... (10:17) : 

Sure, check back later

 

Anonymous Rob said ... (13:57) : 

I too am interested in your route. My parents live in S-o-S so wouldn't mind cycling back to visit them someday. Thanks.

 

Blogger Ham said ... (17:50) : 

GPX is here: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/244542046

Inevitably (for those who know the area) some parts are pretty average. On the outward leg, things get better after Shenfield, and the loop around the reservoir is lovely. Coming back along the old road isn't much fun, there's a point where I take a rather rural off-road path for a couple of k, much better than the rather busy rural roads. The way back improves greatly after Thurrock.

 

Anonymous Rob said ... (23:20) : 

Thanks Ham!

 

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