London to Brighton Bike Ride

When:

19 June 2016

Where:

London to Brighton

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Be part of our legendary bike ride from London to Brighton. Leave the buzz of the city behind you and cycle through country lanes, descending into a triumphant finish by the sea. 

Join us on this 54 mile challenge and help us power life saving research. 

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Take part

When: 19 June 2016

Where: London to Brighton

Sign up for 2016

Registration is now open for our 2016 London to Brighton Bike Ride. 

 Adult entry   £40
 Under 18 entry   £35

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Take part in a team

You can take on the ride as a team. Join as a team leader and we will send you an email with all the information on signing up other team members. 

Riders aged 14 – 17 years old

If you are 14 – 17 years old, you will need to have your parent or guardians consent to take part in the bike ride. A consent form will be sent to you when you've registered.

Minimum sponsorship target

We ask all riders to pledge a minimum of £200 sponsorship for the London to Brighton Bike Ride. Your fundraising helps our researchers to make more discoveries.

Your entry includes

  • a Welcome Pack with a ride guide, fundraising ideas and information about the event
  • training guidance
  • fundraising support
  • medical support
  • mechanical support
  • water available at the start, en route and at the finish

Contact us

If you would like more information on the London to Brighton Bike Ride, get in touch, Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Email: bikeride@bhf.org.uk
Telephone: 0300 456 8355

Make your travel plans

The start

Clapham Common, London, SW4 9DE

Getting to the start

Train travel

On the day of the bike ride, Southern Railway and First Capital Connect will not be accepting bikes. Make sure you think ahead and plan your travel arrangements well in advance.

Our travel service

We'll be offering a travel service so you can choose to be dropped at the start or picked up from the finish line. Tickets will cost £27 each and you can choose from the following journey options:

Before the ride

Brighton to London between 04:30 and 06.30

After the ride

Brighton to London between 12.00 and 19.30

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Get ready for your event

We ask all riders to pledge a minimum of £200 sponsorship for this event. Your fundraising helps our researchers to make more discoveries.

Create an online fundraising page

It's the easiest way to get sponsored. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.

Create your fundraising page

We will send you a fundraising guide in your welcome pack, but in the mean time take a look at our fundraising tips for inspirational ideas.

Get fit for your challenge

We're here to help you conquer your bike ride. We'll be adding training tips and advice shortly so remember to check back.

Your rider number and start time

We will send you your rider number and start time closer to the event. We'll allocate start times depending on your experience and expected finish time. You cannot amend your start time. 

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On the day

At the start

Arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before your allocated start time. Please make sure your rider number is clearly visible, as you won’t be able to start the ride without it.

Your rider number and start time will be sent to you closer to the time of the event. 

At the start you'll also find, toilets, refreshment stands and a merchandise tent where you can buy our exclusive London to Brighton Bike Ride 2015 merchandise:

  • T-shirt  - £15.00
  • Hoodie - £25.00

The route

There will be marshals, first aid and mechanical support along the route. There are also rest stops with toilets and refreshments.

You'll be given a route card on the day, which highlights the route you will be riding. The 54 mile route is on a road and is quite hilly.

At the finish

There will be entertainment to welcome you to the finish line. Toilets will be available and there will be food and drink on sale. You will also be able to purchase the London to Brighton Bike Ride 2016 t-shirt and hoodie.

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