Look Mum No Hands!

Essex Adventures

Over 260 cyclists escaped London bright and early on Sunday morning to explore a sun filled (and hill lacking) Essex. Here are some of our favourite #greatescapeaudax photos.


Rhubarb and a saddle bag, now that's an audax. #greatescapeaudax @1ookmumnohands
- Rob Jones (@thisisrobjones)


Locked for life #greatescapeaudax @1ookmumnohands
- @wyshniukas


THE BEAST OF THE DEEP #greatescapeaudax @brixton_cc @1ookmumnohands
- Ecobeard (@ecobeard)


#greatescapeaudax sunshine and quiet roads. All you need. Yet again @IslingtonCC & @1ookmumnohands did an amazing job with #greatescapeaudax
I now feel suitably fried. Thanks
- @theridejournal


208km face from @alexrbarlow #greatescapeaudax
- James Higgs (@higgis)


It takes two to tandem! @IslingtonCC @1ookmumnohands #greatescapeaudax @AudaxUK @TandemClubUK #weekendsareforcycling pic.twitter.com/SSku1TonUb
@The5MileCyclist


DS buys new cap and gets first lesson in #luft #teamyorkshire #capsnothats #greatescapeaudax #cycling
- Simon Bardsley (@simonjbardsley


Could the afternoon film BE any more appropriate? #teamyorkshire #greatescapeaudax #cycling
- Simon Bardsley (@simonjbardsley)


Organised by speed demons and serious tandem owning Richard & David (pictured above), Islington Cycling Club is a friendly local club offering cycle sport for all. They offer a wide range of rides, including training rides and socially paced club runs. Forming in 2013, it now boasts over 300 members.

The buzz surrounding the 2015 Great Escape at LMNH Old Street was infectious. Cheerings the riders on in the morning and welcoming them back was a pleasure.
We're already looking forward to next year.

 

For more information

The Islington Cycling Club
Twitter: @islingtoncc
Flickr: The Great Escape 2015
Facebook: islingtoncyclingclub

 


 

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EC1V 9HX

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