The Njinga Collective

Are you looking for a cycling community that really wants to make a difference to your cycling? You’ve tried many ‘cycling clubs’ to no avail and are still in search of the ultimate cycling experience that is fun and social, (yet challenging at times) to get the best out of you. Our Njinga Collective ride outs are all about team spirit and improving your confidence and performance on the bike!

The Njinga Collective is a non-for profit outdoor riding group.  You ride with friends and fellow riders who share the same passion and love for cycling as you do!  We have created an incredible community or riders.  The camaraderie and spirit of The Njinga Collective is unique and like no other team or organisation

We have 4 x rideouts a month.  2 are ride captain supported and the other 2 are training rides. 

The 2 rideouts a month that will be led by our highly experienced Njinga Ride Captains are Challenge/Touring rides. The Challenge rides will be around 80km in length and will include a pre-set route into the Surrey Hills, with predetermined "challenge segments" allowing riders to set their own personal records if they choose. There will also be 2 touring rides throughout the year...Our annual ride down to Brighton and a ride to Kent to the Kelly Holmes Cafe.

There will also be 2 training rideouts a month. There will be no Njinga Ride Captains on these rides but instead you will be able to ride with fellow Njinga Collective cyclists. Njinga kit is not compulsory on these and a repository of routes with GPX files will be available online. You will be able to ride the route selected by us or another route with your fellow riders. As you start riding you will make friends and its these friends that you will ride with on training rides. 

We offer 4 different speed groups on each of the Ride Captain led rideouts. They will be:

  • Group 1: Kalulu – The Hare (average 16mph).
  • Group 2: Mkango – The Lion (average 15mph).
  • Group 3: Njati - The Buffalo (average 14mph).
  • Group 4: Mbidzi - The Zebra (Average 12-13mph).

Please note you must be able to ride a little faster on the flats.

If you are under 18 years of age, please email us here to discuss arrangements.

Our indoor cycling studio is based in Hampton Wick; 1-2 Home Park Parade, Hampton Wick KT1 4BY.

Every Saturday from April through to October.  Each ride can be found now on our website at:

Our 2018 annual membership fee for the season will be as follows:

  • Full Season (April through 31st Oct): £85pp
  • Half Season (16th July through 31st Oct): £65pp


  • Rides can be booked 10 days in advance on the Njinga website or the Njinga App. Spaces are limited per ride so make sure you book in advance.Bookings must be made by Friday 8am if you plan to attend the ride on Saturday.
  • If you turn up on the day without signing up we cannot guarantee you a ride.
  • Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the Rideout if not a small £10 donation to our preferred charity of Shooting Stars Chase Children’s Hospice is required.
  • Further information can be found on our website or alternatively email us here.
  • Sign up here:


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