This ride has now passed.
Thanks to everyone who came along to raise money for Orchid on the London to Hastings bike ride on Sunday. It was a bit chilly, but the sun was shining and a good day was had by all!
The photos of the event are available to view and buy from Thomas Mayor Photography here:
Weather for Sunday - Sunny intervals - no rain! Join in - just sign up at the Start from 8.00am
Back for the third time, this challenging 70 mile ride starts from Crystal Palace and finishes in the historic south coast town of Hastings. Taking you through the 'Garden of England' the route leads over the North Downs and the High Weald before dipping down to finish by the sea.
MINIMUM AGE 14YRS. All riders under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18.
"...it was a great day and a beast of a ride which made crossing the finishing line so much more rewarding. Only had to get off the bike once on a hill that was just thirty yards too long.." D. C.
|Start||The Terraces, Crystal Palace Park (off A214) London, SE19 2BB|
|Finish||Grosvenor Gardens, Hastings, East Sussex TN38 0AE|
|Distance||70 miles (approx)|
|Getting There: Car||Parking available at start|
|Getting There: Train||Nearest station is Crystal Palace. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950
|Start Times||8.00am-9.30am at a time to suit you.|
Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable.
Transport - coaches will leave at 6am to take riders and their bikes from Grosvenor Gardens to the Start at Crystal Palace. Coaches will run at set times in the afternoon (approx 3.00pm and 5.00pm) to take cyclists and their bikes back to the Start ONLY. Afternoon coach places have now sold out - return trains run regularly from Hastings to London Example times here. Please check train operator for carriage of bikes.
Advance booking recommended as spaces cannot be guaranteed on the day. NB - TRANSPORT TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
All riders are required to wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.
** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**
|Pricing||Entry Pack (£18.50)|
Team Entry (6 or more, per person) (£17.50)
Transport AM (£24.50)
SUPPORT SERVICESRULES OF THE RIDERIDE PREPARATION