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.
This year’s Reigate Cycle Festival will take place on Sunday 20 July, encouraging more local people to ditch their cars and get on their bikes instead. The festival, from 10am-5pm in Priory Park, is a family-friendly event including stunt demonstrations, expert advice on safety and maintenance, exhibits from cycling groups and shops, a large variety … Continue reading
Tour de France cyclist and former world champion Mark Cavendish will race on Surrey’s roads again this summer. Cavendish will compete in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on 10 August. The race for professionals follows a mass-participation 100-mile ride on the same day. The route for both events is based on the one that featured in … Continue reading
A recruitment drive is under way for volunteers to help out at this summer’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycling festival. Around 3,400 volunteers are needed by the organisers of the events, which include the RideLondon-Surrey 100 mass participation event and the RideLondon-Surrey Classic race for professionals on Sunday 10 August. More information, including details about registering, can be found … Continue reading
Surrey County Council has welcomed grants to almost 30 grassroots Surrey groups thanks to the Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling. More than £242,000 has been given to the groups, ranging from sports clubs to community playgrounds, thanks to grants of up to £10,000 each from the London Marathon Charitable Trust, which runs the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey … Continue reading
Feedback from Surrey County Council and residents has helped organisers of this summer’s major cycling festival to re-open roads along the route up to three hours earlier. The London & Surrey Cycling Partnership (LSCP), the event organisers, has introduced route changes and event improvements. Approximately half of the roads in Surrey will open up to … Continue reading