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VIDEO: Prudential RideLondon returns to Surrey today

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

Mark Cavendish to race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

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

VIDEO: Latest news about Surrey’s roads with Tina Thorburn

Tina Thorburn, from the county council’s highways team, provides an update on the latest work taking place on Surrey’s roads. Featured in the video below is information on how to plan ahead for this weekend’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycling events, the road and drainage works on the A22 Eastbourne Road that began this week, the Project … Continue reading

RideLondon-Surrey cyclists hailed

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

Routes agreed for 2014 cycling festival in Surrey

The routes for next year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycling events have been agreed in principle by Surrey County Council. The Cabinet today agreed the routes after asking local parish, borough, district and county councillors for feedback, and also decided in principle to hold the RideLondon-Surrey 100 and Classic events for another four years. Prudential RideLondon-Surrey will … Continue reading

Surrey sports clubs and groups benefit from RideLondon cash

Capel Cricket Club, Leatherhead and Dorking Gymnastics Club and Guildford City Youth Project are among 10 clubs, groups and organisations that have won more than £380,000 in grants following Surrey County Council’s involvement in the successful Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cycling event. The money was awarded by the London Marathon Charitable Trust. The trust owns London Marathon … Continue reading

BBC Surrey interview Helyn Clack a year on from Olympics

Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack has been interviewed by BBC Surrey about the success of the 2012 Games one year on from the Olympic cycle races on the county’s roads. During the interview she talks about the economic benefits the Games brought and looks ahead to this weekend’s Prudential RideLondon … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Laura Trott talks about her RideLondon hopes

Surrey and London’s roads could be the springboard to launch the next Laura Trott – according to the golden girl of last summer’s Olympics cycling. In an interview with Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member Helyn Clack, Laura Trott spoke of her hope that the Prudential RideLondon event will unearth a cyclist with the potential to … Continue reading

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