14 top charity bike rides in 2019
Why take part in a charity bike ride? The simple answer is that you'll have a rewarding and challenging day, while raising important funds for a good cause.

14 top charity bike rides in 2019

There are plenty of UK charity rides to take part in, from smaller events suitable for families to the more challenging 100-mile sportives.

If you fancy a change of scenery, the likes of Europe and North America can provide a mountainous backdrop to your bike ride.

Pedal for Parkinson's - Shropshire

Get together with family and friends to cycle 100, 50 or 25-30 miles through the beautiful Shropshire countryside in aid of Parkinson's UK.

Pedal for Parkinson's - Shropshire
Go the distance & make a difference on your bike this summer.
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Pedal for Parkinson's - Stirling

Head into the Central Scotland countryside on a 100, 50 or 25-30 mile ride, followed by fun family games at the charity village and the Stirling Festival of Cycling.

Pedal for Parkinson's - Stirling
Receive a bespoke medal, chip timing and post-race leg massage.
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Vélo Birmingham & Midlands

An unforgettable 100-mile route on completely closed roads for 15,000 riders through the Midlands countryside - secure your place today with the NSPCC.

Velo Birmingham - NSPCC
Join #TeamNSPCC and get a cycling jersey, personalised training plan and post-race reception with massage and refreshments.
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Pedal for the J's

It is the 10th year of this busy event which is popular with cyclists of all abilities - from novice riders through to experienced teams from cycling clubs - and raises money for The J’s Hospice.

Pedal for the J's
Enjoy either a 15, 35 or 50-mile route.
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Tour de Yorkshire Sportive

A unique mix of Tour de France delivery combined with Yorkshire hospitality and beauty, resulting in a dream sportive day.

Tour de Yorkshire Sportive
This is your chance to ride many of the same roads as the pros before they do, including the pro finish line, complete with support from the cheering crowds.
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Manchester to Blackpool

A hugely popular annual event for cyclists of all abilities. Ride from the home of the BBC in Manchester to the seaside town of Blackpool in aid of The Christie cancer charity.

Manchester to Blackpool
You'll be cheered over the finishline where you can enjoy a barbecue, beer tent and live music with family and friends - plus a well-earned massage.
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London to Brighton Cycle Ride

A 55-mile charity ride from Clapham Common to Brighton sea front with over 4,000 cyclists taking part for 100's of charities - get yourself involved!

London to Brighton Cycle Ride
Fantastic 55-mile bike ride raising money for your favourite charity - secure your place today.
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Castle Ride 100

Departing from the stunning Tonbridge Castle; expect some tough climbs as you pedal through the challenging North Downs, but also a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery. All in aid of Action Medical Research.

Castle Ride 100
800+ cyclists will take on one of four distances, ranging from 33 to 124 miles.
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RideLondon 100

Be part of the UK’s ultimate 100-mile sportive this August - a ride suitable for all abilities, from lycra-clad enthusiasts to beginners.

RideLondon 100
With more than £41 million raised since 2013, you too can help raise money for a good cause by securing your charity place.
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London to Paris

Weave through the picturesque English countryside and medieval market towns of Northern France to reach the iconic Eiffel Tower, all in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

GOSH London to Paris
Watch the pro-peloton battle for victory on the Champs Èlysèes in the final stage of the Tour de France!
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London to Bruges

Do something incredible for Parkinson's UK and experience 170 miles of stunning low-lying bike-friendly countries from London to Bruges.

Parkinson's UK - London to Bruges
170 miles through 3 countries following stunning cycle paths along canals and coastlines.
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Dalmatian Coast Cycle (women only)

Be a part of the awesome #TeamGenesis and cycle with amazing people all supporting Genesis Research Trust who can prevent the tragedies of stillbirth, premature birth, miscarriage and infertility with their groundbreaking medical research.

Genesis Research Trust - Dalmatian Coast Cycle
Explore the gorgeous Dalmatian coast of Croatia on two wheels for a good cause.
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Giro D'Italia Classic Climbs

An exclusive Italian cycling experience led by an ex-pro cyclist in the heart of the Alps, tackling the famous Stelvio, Gavia & Mortirolo passes.

Parkinson's UK - Cycle Italy
Steeped in cycling history, these climbs have been made famous by the Giro d’Italia.
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Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Cycle

This once in a lifetime ride is an outstanding way to experience one of the Natural Wonders of the World, while raising important funds for Genesis Research Trust.

GRT - Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Cycle
Cycle from the Grand Canyon and finish on the famous Las Vegas strip!
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