Ride the road circuit at Lee Valley VeloPark

Lee Valley VeloPark’s one mile floodlit road circuit is cycling's very own premium road in the heart of east London, built as part of a world class venue.

Road circuit sessions
Cycling the road circuit

Pay and Ride - Road

12+ years

Whether you're riding solo or riding with your social bubble, get pedalling in one of our Pay and Ride sessions.



Men wearing cycling helmets

Para-cycling Circuit

12+ years

These open sessions for para-cyclists of all abilities give you the chance to get back on your bike!




Road bike saddles

Adult 1:1 Tuition

18+ years

This tuition will help you with the basic and intermediate techniques.



Women cycling the road circuit

Women's Race Training

14+ years

Book onto our five week series of beginner race training sessions, then try out your new skills in the practice race at the end of the series.



Weekly Pay and Ride calendar

Please note during some sessions the whole circuit may not be open due to private hire or grounds maintenance, there are three loops on the road circuit - these are highlighted on our interactive map.


Last entry to the road circuit is one hour before close.

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Learn to cycle

We offer bespoke 1:1 lessons for adults and children which are tailored to individual needs from the basics of learning to ride a bike all the way through to discipline specific skills sessions on our Road Circuit or Mountain bike trails

All Ability Cycling

Our All Ability Cycling sessions let anyone have a go at cycling, no matter what their physical or intellectual ability, age or confidence.


Lee Valley Regional Park and Bikeworks have partnered to be able to offer endurance training on the road circuit at Lee Valley VeloPark and targeted group sessions in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


For each session participants are asked to meet at Lee Valley VeloPark.


For more information and to enquire about accessing a session visit bikeworks.org.uk.

Club sessions

Lee Valley VeloPark is the training and meeting venue of choice for a large number of clubs.


If you would like to register your club's interest please complete the Group Enquiry Form.

Standard FAQs

How can I cycle the road circuit?

Taster sessions, skills sessions and pay and ride sessions will be available to allow you to experience this premium 1 mile floodlit road cycling circuit.


What should I wear?

For road cycling it is mandatory to wear a cycling helmet. This is included in the cost of a taster session.


We recommend the following:

  • Gloves, cycling glasses.

  • Two layers of clothing (preferably close fitting) on your upper body


Can I cycle when pregnant?

Cycling while pregnant is only permitted on the outside road circuit for health and safety reasons. Cycling carries inherent risks, you should be aware of and accept these risks and are fully responsible for your involvement in this cycling discipline. You must always ride within your own limits and after consultation with your health care professional.

Essential information
  • For coached sessions you must arrive at least 30 minutes before your session is due to start.

  • Riders must be capable of riding without stabilisers to use the road circuit.

  • Children aged 11 and under must be accompanied by parent / guardian to two children.

  • Children aged 12 and over do not require parent / guardian supervision but this is recommended.

  • Children under 18 participating in any sessions e.g. General Taster Sessions, Youth Taster Sessions, skills sessions, pay and ride must bring a signed Parental/Guardian Consent Form with them to be able to participate in their session.

  • Should the child be participating in a ‘coached’ session the parent/guardian should remain in the area indicated by the coach during the safety briefing and/or follow meeting instructions given

  • Only conventional and adapted bikes for cyclists with disabilities may be ridden on the road circuit during a pay and ride session. All bikes must have working brakes

  • When cycling at the venue you must wear a top at all times

  • Equipment hire: Taster sessions include bike and helmet hire, all other sessions do not include any equipment (unless otherwise specified) - you can hire equipment (bike/helmet/shoes) from the venue but you will require personal identification and proof of address (utility, bank or other statements must be less than three months old). Our hire bikes have flat pedals and using your own pedals on hire bikes is not permitted

  • Riders are required to wear helmets and safety equipment while cycling on any of the four circuits at Lee Valley VeloPark. Where this is not included in the session cost you may hire a helmet from the venue. The helmet must be worn correctly at all times when with a bike. If you wish to bring your own it must meet the current UK safety standard - BS EN 1078:1997

  • Cycling and other activities available at Lee Valley VeloPark carry inherent risks. You should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for your own actions and involvement. If you're unsure whether you are able to participate in any activity, or if you have any questions concerning our terms and conditions, your booking form or the safety and risk declaration, please ask a member of staff before you enter into a contract or agree to partake in cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark

  • Please take the time to read Lee Valley VeloPark Terms and Conditions