Cycling events calendar

Cycling events calendar

Rides for cyclists of all types - from small club rides to the biggest mass participation cycling events in the world.

📷 Big Battlefield Bike Ride

621 UK cycling events

We've collated a huge range of organised bike rides to grease the wheels of your search, from mass sportives to remote Audax rides. Use the search filters below to find a specific event or keep browsing for cycling inspiration!

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Sportives

Sportives

Non-competitive road cycling events ranging from 25km to 100 miles!

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Mountain biking

Mountain biking

Off-road events perfect for exploring the great outdoors at pace!

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Gravel rides

Gravel rides

Mixed terrain rides, including dirt paths, forest track and shingle.

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Charity bike rides

Charity bike rides

Join a peloton of charity cyclists in these fantastic, world-famous rides.

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The biggest and best cycling events in the UK and overseas.

Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.
  • Mon 24 - Sat 29 Jun
  • £199
Sainte-Mère-Église, France

Big Battlefield Bike Ride

Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.

  • 402 km road cycling
Cycle from Portsmouth to Normandy to explore wartime history and mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Fri 12 - Tue 16 Jul
  • £250
Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

Pedal Normandy Beaches

Cycle from Portsmouth to Normandy to explore wartime history and mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 351 km road cycling
Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Thu 5 - Mon 9 Sep
  • £279
London, UK

Pedal to Paris

Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 460 km road cycling

Cycling events in 2024

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An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB with three road routes offering something to suit all abilities.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £32.85-£43.65
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB with three road routes offering something to suit all abilities.

  • Sportive 3
A gravel ride taking in some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB, with two routes featuring over 20-miles of continuous off-road riding along one of Britain's oldest trackways.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £34.65-£41.85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs Dirty

A gravel ride taking in some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB, with two routes featuring over 20-miles of continuous off-road riding along one of Britain's oldest trackways.

  • Gravel events 2
Featured in Red Bull's Best Cyclocross and Gravel Events! Gravel rides on the best trails the Haldon Forest has to offer with VIP treatment including free action photos, massage, bike wash and medal.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £32.50-£45
Exeter, Devon, UK

Haldon Heroic

Featured in Red Bull's Best Cyclocross and Gravel Events! Gravel rides on the best trails the Haldon Forest has to offer with VIP treatment including free action photos, massage, bike wash and medal.

  • Gravel events 3
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
King of the castle, or dirty rascal? Expect some tough climbs after departing the imposing Tonbridge Castle with 800 other riders and experience some amazing views across the Kent countryside.
  • Sun 5 May
  • £32.85-£52.65
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle

King of the castle, or dirty rascal? Expect some tough climbs after departing the imposing Tonbridge Castle with 800 other riders and experience some amazing views across the Kent countryside.

  • Sportive 4
The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes for 2024!
  • Fri 17 - Sun 19 May
  • £30
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival

The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes for 2024!

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Fell run
  • + 12 more races
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East, where experienced riders cover a fast and furious sportive or newer riders tackle their first long-distance on flat and forgiving terrain.
  • Sun 19 May
  • £23.85-£34.65
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East, where experienced riders cover a fast and furious sportive or newer riders tackle their first long-distance on flat and forgiving terrain.

  • Sportive 3
RideLondon was established as an Olympic legacy event and has grown into the world’s greatest festival of cycling, featuring 100,000 riders of all ages and abilities.
  • Sun 26 May
  • FREE-£99
London, UK

RideLondon

RideLondon was established as an Olympic legacy event and has grown into the world’s greatest festival of cycling, featuring 100,000 riders of all ages and abilities.

  • Long sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Short sportive
  • Road cycling events
The spectacularly beautiful but spectacularly tough northernmost event of the RIDE series featuring one of the most unrelenting climbs in Nidderdale - Trapping Hill. Yorkshire doesn't really do flat.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £23.85-£34.65
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales

The spectacularly beautiful but spectacularly tough northernmost event of the RIDE series featuring one of the most unrelenting climbs in Nidderdale - Trapping Hill. Yorkshire doesn't really do flat.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £23.85-£34.65
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • Sportive 4
Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.
  • Sun 16 Jun
  • £30-£35
  • 16 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Bike Ride

Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.

  • 54 miles road cycling
Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!
  • Fri 21 - Sun 23 Jun
  • £8-£125
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK

ATW Chiltern Endurance Weekend

Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!

  • Lake swim 6
  • Ironman
  • Half Ironman
  • Long sportive 2
  • Medium sportive 2
  • + 7 more races
A stunning bike ride across Britain. This iconic 150-mile route will take you through 3 of England’s finest National Parks in a day - the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors!
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £95-£115
Seascale, Cumbria, UK

Coast to Coast in a Day

A stunning bike ride across Britain. This iconic 150-mile route will take you through 3 of England’s finest National Parks in a day - the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors!

  • 150 miles road cycling + 4500 m ascent
Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.
  • Mon 24 - Sat 29 Jun
  • £199
Sainte-Mère-Église, France

Big Battlefield Bike Ride

Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.

  • 402 km road cycling
Exceptional routes covering over a hundred miles of beautiful Cornish countryside! Join hundreds of cyclists for a challenging but enjoyable day in the saddle to help fund much-needed hospice care.
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £2.50-£40
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Coast and Clay Sportive

Exceptional routes covering over a hundred miles of beautiful Cornish countryside! Join hundreds of cyclists for a challenging but enjoyable day in the saddle to help fund much-needed hospice care.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive 2
Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.
  • Sat 6 Jul
  • £20
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Round the Harbours Bike Ride

Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.

  • Charity bike ride 2
Cycle from Portsmouth to Normandy to explore wartime history and mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Fri 12 - Tue 16 Jul
  • £250
Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

Pedal Normandy Beaches

Cycle from Portsmouth to Normandy to explore wartime history and mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 351 km road cycling
A friendly local sportive with three scenic routes and something for everyone from keen cyclists to leisure and family now featuring the brand new MDV King and Queen of the Mountain Challenge!
  • Sun 14 Jul
  • £14-£43
Reigate, Surrey, UK

Ride Reigate

A friendly local sportive with three scenic routes and something for everyone from keen cyclists to leisure and family now featuring the brand new MDV King and Queen of the Mountain Challenge!

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Five gravel cycling routes sampling the trails of East Devon. Routes from 22K to 100K offer options to suit all abilities, with great en route support through the picturesque course.
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £30-£43
Budleigh Salterton, Devon, UK

Devon Grit

Five gravel cycling routes sampling the trails of East Devon. Routes from 22K to 100K offer options to suit all abilities, with great en route support through the picturesque course.

  • Gravel events 5
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, quiet villages and farmland where the undulations will have you in and out of the saddle.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £32.40-£43.20
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, quiet villages and farmland where the undulations will have you in and out of the saddle.

  • Long sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Short sportive
Choose your distance and take in the breathtaking scenery as you cycle through the world famous routes of the Trossachs National Park.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £35-£60
Stirling, Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive

Choose your distance and take in the breathtaking scenery as you cycle through the world famous routes of the Trossachs National Park.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Thu 5 - Mon 9 Sep
  • £279
London, UK

Pedal to Paris

Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 460 km road cycling
Across 9 epic days, Babble Ride Across Britain covers 980 miles of the most beautiful landscapes accessible on two wheels. There is no better way to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 15 Sep
  • £2,150-£2,750
  • 5 charities
Penzance, Cornwall, UK

Ride Across Britain

Across 9 epic days, Babble Ride Across Britain covers 980 miles of the most beautiful landscapes accessible on two wheels. There is no better way to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats!

  • 9 days
Three great routes to choose from showcasing the amazing Cornwall coast road! Fully supported on all distances, with a time-graded medal awaiting at the finish.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £40-£43
Marazion, Cornwall, UK

Lands End 100

Three great routes to choose from showcasing the amazing Cornwall coast road! Fully supported on all distances, with a time-graded medal awaiting at the finish.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £55
  • 12 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.

  • 55 miles road cycling
Join over 2000 riders in taking on 61 miles of superb views and technical terrain, conquering Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event to fund lifesaving research.
  • Sat 21 Sep
  • £55
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

Join over 2000 riders in taking on 61 miles of superb views and technical terrain, conquering Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event to fund lifesaving research.

  • 61 miles mountain biking + 1295 m ascent
Three sportive distance options exploring the quiet roads of Dartmoor and surrounding area. Chip timed, fully supported with KOM/QOM challenge and supreme views.
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • £43
Exeter, Devon, UK

Moor to Sea

Three sportive distance options exploring the quiet roads of Dartmoor and surrounding area. Chip timed, fully supported with KOM/QOM challenge and supreme views.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
The toughest cycling challenge in the South West! This epic route is against a pace clock. Any rider who falls behind the minimum pace will be required to retire from the event.
  • Sat 2 Aug 2025
  • £42.50-£100
Yelverton, Devon, UK

Dartmoor Legend Sportives

The toughest cycling challenge in the South West! This epic route is against a pace clock. Any rider who falls behind the minimum pace will be required to retire from the event.

  • Long sportive 4

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