Participants in this year’s Prudential RideLondon events have raised more than £13 million for charity to set a European record for a one-day cycling event, beating the previous year’s record of £12.75 million. It brings the total raised for charity to more than £66 million in the first six years of the festival of cycling. … Continue reading
Multi-million pound schemes to reduce congestion and boost economic growth have taken a big step forward after plans were sent to local enterprise partnership Enterprise M3 to be considered for further funding.
British cycling star Geraint Thomas expects next month’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic to be “super-competitive and super-fast”. It will make history by becoming Great Britain’s first ever men’s UCI WorldTour event, putting it in the top tier of men’s road races. Some of the world’s best professional riders will head out of London and go through Surrey … Continue reading
Three organisations have secured a total of nearly £245,000 thanks to Surrey’s role in the Prudential RideLondon cycling festival – taking the sum handed to groups and charities in the county since the first event to more than £2 million. Cranleigh Riding for the Disabled Association Group received a grant of £150,000 towards improvements to the indoor … Continue reading
The registration system for the ballot for places in the 2017 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 has opened today on the Prudential RideLondon website. It will remain open until Friday 6 January 2017 or until 80,000 registrations have been received with the event taking place on Sunday 30 July. The online registration system for the ballot for places in the RideLondon-Surrey 46 … Continue reading
Community groups and charities in Surrey have been awarded £622,000 thanks to the county’s role in the 2015 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey events. Mickleham Children’s Playground Association, Guildford Archery Club and Ripley Bowling Club are among eight Surrey organisations handed grants from the London Marathon Charitable Trust, which gives out proceeds from the RideLondon cycling festival. The … Continue reading
More than 25,000 cyclists will take part in this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event, hours before some of the world’s best riders compete in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. Famous faces riding the mass participation event include X Factor winner Sam Bailey and sports stars Jonathan Edwards, Darren Gough and Sally Gunnell, while competitors lining up … Continue reading
Cycling hero Sir Bradley Wiggins today confirmed he will return to Surrey’s roads this summer. The Tour de France winner and world time trial champion will compete in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday 2 August. It will be his first race on UK roads since smashing the world hour record in London. Sir Bradley, who … Continue reading
Surrey County Council has teamed up with building suppliers Jewson to create a new cycle path in Godalming. The company agreed to provide a strip of land from its adjoining site so the county council could widen a path at Marshall Road, allowing cyclists to safely use the popular route alongside pedestrians. With nearly nine … Continue reading
Following today’s RideLondon-Surrey events, Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack said: “I’m delighted that the wind and rain didn’t quash the determination of nearly 21,000 cyclists to turn out for this year’s RideLondon-Surrey event. “Watching Olympic hero Sir Bradley Wiggins ride through Surrey’s stunning scenery and waves of avid amateurs tackle … Continue reading
Cyclists have pushed off from the start in the Prudential RideLondon mass participation event and are heading into Surrey. Unfortunately, adverse weather has forced the organisers to change the route. The course has been shortened from 100 miles to 86 miles, cutting the section that included Leith Hill and Box Hill. Surrey County Council chairman David … Continue reading
Surrey roads will re-open up to three hours earlier during this weekend’s second annual Prudential RideLondon cycling festival after the organisers acted on feedback from the county council and residents. The London & Surrey Cycling Partnership plans to re-open the outward 25-mile stretch between Hampton Court Bridge and Forest Green near Leith Hill on Sunday … Continue reading
Riders from Nuun-Sigma Sport cycling team have given top tips on conquering the three toughest climbs on this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.
Team Sky will be among 10 squads currently competing in the Tour de France that will race on Surrey’s roads next month in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. For the full list of 25 teams taking part and for more information, visit the Prudential RideLondon website.
The ballot will open next month for the 2015 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey festival of cycling. For more information, visit the Prudential RideLondon website.