Thousands of amateur and professional cyclists will take to the streets of Surrey today as part of the sixth annual Prudential RideLondon cycling festival. Amateur riders will tackle one of three mass participation events – either a 100-mile sportive, a 46-mile ride or a new 19-mile event. Famous faces taking part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 … Continue reading
British cycling star Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will race in Sunday’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. Sprinter Cavendish was eliminated from this year’s Tour de France last week when he was unable to finish a tough mountain stage within the time limit. The 33-year-old, who has won 30 stages of the Tour, said: “I’m delighted to … Continue reading
Sprint stars Elia Viviani and Sam Bennett – who were rivals at this year’s Giro d’Italia – will line up for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday. Viviani won four stages of the three-week Italian race while Bennett won three stages including the final stage in Rome. The pair will renew their rivalry at the … Continue reading
A new 19-mile mass participation cycling event on traffic-free roads was launched today as part of Prudential RideLondon 2018, the cycling festival taking place in London and Surrey on 28-29 July. It will start at Sandown Park, Esher, and take in the final 19 miles of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 route, going through south west … Continue reading
The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic has become the first men’s cycling race in Britain to achieve elite-level status after it was added to the WorldTour programme by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). Sunday’s race through Surrey and the capital was won by Belgian Tom Boonen in a bunch sprint finish. Richard Walsh, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet … Continue reading
Surrey County Council’s Richard Walsh will drop the flag on a star-studded line-up of elite riders when he starts this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday. Tour de France winner Chris Froome will spearhead the field which also includes fellow British cycling stars Steve Cummings, Dan McLay and Adam Blythe as well as German sprinter Andre Greipel and Belgian former … Continue reading
Steve Cummings – one of the stars of this year’s Tour de France and now on Great Britain’s team for Rio – is the latest big name to be confirmed for the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday 31 July. Cummings, 35, made it two Tour de France stage wins in two years when he … Continue reading
Rising British cycling star Dan McLay will join German sprinter Andre Greipel and Belgian former world champion Tom Boonen on the start line of the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday 31 July. McLay, who has been battling Greipel in sprint finishes at the Tour de France, will race on Surrey’s roads in a Great … Continue reading
Australian Tour de France record-breaker Rohan Dennis will cycle on Surrey’s roads next month. The BMC team rider recorded the fastest ever average speed in Tour de France history for an individual time trial in Saturday’s opening stage. He is the latest big name confirmed for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday 2 August. Last … 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
British cycling star Mark Cavendish will race on Surrey’s roads this August as a competitor in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. The 2011 world champion and winner of 25 Tour de France stages has been revealed as one of the leading riders competing in this year’s race, which takes place on Sunday 2 August. Mr Cavendish … 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
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.