Finding Common Ground

67.3KM

370M

GRAVEL

Distance Elevation Gain Ride Type

 

Ride out to explore Wisley, Ockham, Oxchott and Esher Commons - crossing the abandoned runway at Wisley Airfield.
The airstrip, originally grass (converted to tarmac in 1952), was used for testing by the Vickers Aviation Ltd. During WWII it was used as a dispersal site for Vickers Wellington bombers which would have been transported to the site by road from the factory at Brooklands, Weybridge to complete initial flight testing before delivery to the RAF.

 

Authored By Will Pearson
Will represents one half of the fifth generation of the Pearson dynasty. He boasts a riding career of almost 50 years, having beaten his siblings to staying upright on a two-wheeler at the age of two and a half. Coaxed out of bed on Sunday mornings to ride cyclo-cross most of his younger life, his interest in cycling is also focussed in road and gravel adventure riding. Chiefly responsible for Pearson bike geometry, design and specification.
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