Route-planning can be a tricky process, don’t forget to take into consideration the needs, ability and level of kit that your group may have. Consider planning your first ride a few weeks in advance it will give people time to dust off their bike or come around to the idea. It may also be of benefit to consider a shorter distance ride to start off with, make use of cycle paths or off road circuits such as parks if available, Sustrans can help to locate cycle paths in your area.
We have put together some we have listed below a number of websites and apps that may be able to help:
Further tips and hints on creating effective routes for training rides can be found here: