Thousands of cyclists braved the thunderstorms for the 100-mile ride into the Surrey countryside, with Germany’s 24-year-old Pascal Ackermann eventually winning the sprint finish on the Mall.
Inspired by Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France win or the latest RideLondon event? We’ve pulled together our favourite cycling events which start in London and escape to the country – take a look for yourself...
London to Windsor Cycle Ride | 9 Sep
A beautiful late summer cycle ride for Prostate Cancer Research Centre which takes you from Richmond Green, through the Thames Valley to Windsor Great Park. 3 distances available.
London to Brighton Cycle Ride | 16 Sep
A 54-mile charity cycle ride from Clapham Common to Brighton sea front with over 3000 cyclists taking part for hundreds of charities – pick a charity below!
Breast Cancer Now - the UK’s largest breast cancer charity.
Alzheimer's Society - research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia.
Blesma - supporting limbless veterans since WW1.
Pedal4Cancer | 16 Sep
Let's all Pedal4cancer and fundraise to make a difference. This will be a fun filled event for all the family – sign up with Pancreatic Cancer Action today!
Escape the City | 30 Sep
Swap the hustle and bustle of central London for the quiet serenity of Surrey’s country lanes as you cycle 30, 60 or 80 miles for Stroke Association.
Be part of the UK’s ultimate 100-mile or 46-mile sportive - the perfect ride for all abilities, from lycra-clad enthusiast to those just starting out.
Fancy going further afield?
Why stop at Brighton when you can continue to the cycling capital of the world, Amsterdam, or experience a Tour de France style finish at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris!
London to Amsterdam Cycle | 2019
This classic and picturesque cycling challenge takes you from London, through typical English countryside and a coastal route to Amsterdam, the bike capital of the world.
London to Paris Cycle | 2019
Cycle from London to Paris where we’ll sweep around the Arc de Triomphe and down the famed Champs-Elysées to our finish beneath the lofty arches of the Eiffel Tower.
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