Pedal2Paris Day 1

 

 

 

Information taken from : P2P itinerary – The Royal British Legion..

Pedal to Paris
The Royal British Legion’s signature bike ride. 300 cyclists on a 4-day ride to Paris with a triumphant finish at the Arc de Triomphe. The starting point is Greenwich Park. Please note: Google maps add the distance and DRIVING time to this map. Cycling time is not included.
Day 1: London to Calais (129km)
Leave the capital bright and early from Greenwich Park, accompanied by our motorbike outriders, and head for the coast through some of Kent’s finest scenery.
Start – Greenwich Park
Registration 6.30-7.30am; photo shoot 7.30am; start at 8.00am
Day 1 – Greenwich to Aylesford
28.4 mi – about 1 hour 5 mins
Royal British Legion Village, Alyesford
9.45-10.45am tea stop 10.45, 11.00 and 11.15 departures
Day 1 – Aylesford to Sellindge
28.4 mi – about 54 mins
Sellindge Sports and Social Club
1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch Departures at 2.00pm, 2.15pm and 2.30pm
Day 1 – final leg to Dover
20.3 mi – about 39 mins
Dover
3.00-3.30pm break at Dover Port and P&O ferry registration; 3.25pm group leaves for 4.40pm ferry; dinner on ferry
Ferry to Calais
7.30pm (local time) arrival at Calais

 

Pedal2Paris Map Day 1

 

There’s been a lot of talk on here about tough hills, so we asked the super-efficient P2P organisers to highlight key elevation moments that might be challenging. Here’s what they told us…

Pedal2Paris Day 1 hills

 

 

Yours, not quite believing that I’m really on my way!

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4 Comments

  1. We’ll be with you all the way! have a great ride!
    Hilxxxx

    • Thanks so much Hil, all the support I’ve been given from you and everyone else, has been absolutely wonderful – I so appreciate it.xxxx

  2. So exciting!!! It seemed forever away and now it’s here, must seem a bit surreal. Good luck, have a glorious ride and you are a Rock Star!

    • Hi Beverly, how lovely of you! You are so right – it does seem surreal – I can’t really get my head round it. I LOVE the idea of being a Rock Star – thank you so much!!!!

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