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Sign up for RideLondon ballot

Cyclists hoping to participate in next year’s RideLondon-Surrey 100 mass participation event are being asked to put their names forward by using the registration system on the Prudential RideLondon website. It will take place on 31 July.

IN PICTURES: Surrey welcomes thousands of cyclists for RideLondon events

Prudential RideLondon returns to Surrey on Sunday

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

Get ready to sign up for RideLondon ballot

Cyclists hoping to tackle next year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 will be able to sign up online from 10 August. The festival of cycling, including the mass participation event, will take place on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July 2016. For more information about the ballot, visit the RideLondon website. Up to 25,000 cyclists will take … Continue reading

Sir Bradley Wiggins looks ahead to racing on Surrey’s roads

Cycling superstar Sir Bradley Wiggins has singled out the Box Hill climb as his favourite part of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic route. The 2012 Tour de France winner will tackle the iconic ascent in Sunday’s race for elite professional riders along with his WIGGINS team-mates. As he looked ahead to the race through London and … Continue reading

Team Sky among elite squads competing in RideLondon-Surrey Classic

Team Sky will be chasing cycling success on Surrey’s roads a week after Chris Froome claimed Tour de France glory. The British team will be among 25 elite cycling squads lining up for Sunday’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. Sky rider Froome secured his second tour success in Paris yesterday. For the full list of teams participating … Continue reading

Former world cycling champion to compete in Surrey

Former world road race champion Philippe Gilbert today confirmed he will join a stellar cast of cyclists on Surrey’s roads next month. The Belgian rider will compete in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic with the likes of former Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins, sprint star Mark Cavendish and defending champion Adam Blythe on 2 … Continue reading

Tour de France record-breaker to ride in Surrey

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

Sir Bradley Wiggins to race in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

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

RideLondon event sparks huge interest

A record number of cyclists have registered their interest in this year’s mass-participation RideLondon event on Surrey’s roads. The 100-mile ride on Sunday 2 August, which is set to feature the Box Hill climb made famous by the Olympics, has attracted 86,001 applications. Organisers will now draw a ballot and riders will learn if they have … Continue reading

RideLondon leads to cash for Surrey community groups

Community groups and charities in Surrey are set to get more than £370,000 thanks to the county’s role in the Prudential RideLondon events. Welcoming the money from the London Marathon Charitable Trust Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack said: “Thousands of cyclists defied the appalling weather and managed to make the … Continue reading

Prudential RideLondon raises record-breaking £10 million for charity

More than £10 million was raised for charity by riders participating in August’s mass participation RideLondon event through Surrey. Some 20,000 cyclists braved the wind and rain to complete the ride and raise £3m more for good causes than in 2013’s inaugural event. Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack said: “This … Continue reading

Get in gear to sign up for RideLondon ballot

Cyclists hoping to participate in next year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event will be able to sign up online from Monday 18 August. More details about registering for the ballot for places in next August’s mass participation ride can be found in a RideLondon press release.

Sir Bradley Wiggins to race in RideLondon-Surrey Classic

British cycling hero Sir Bradley Wiggins will race on Surrey’s roads when he competes in Sunday’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. Tour de France winner and multiple Olympic gold medallist Sir Bradley was a late addition to the Sky line-up. The move sees him return to the roads used for the races at the 2012 Olympics, where he won gold in … Continue reading

Olympic gold medallist, World Cup winner and Tour champion take on RideLondon challenge

Amateur riders will tackle Surrey’s climbs with an English cycling legend, a rugby World Cup winner and a Tour De France champion when they take on Sunday’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 challenge. Chris Boardman, who won Olympic pursuit gold in 1992 and three Tour de France stages, England’s 2003 Webb Ellis Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson and Stephen Roche, who claimed 1987 … Continue reading

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