This ride has now passed.
Thanks to all the riders who took part in the Birmingham to Oxford bike ride on Sunday to raise money for their chosen charities. It was a beautiful warm sunny day and the event was a huge success with nearly 400 people taking part. The pictures from the ride are available here:
Come and join Birmingham's biggest bike ride and help raise funds for the charity of your choice.
From the start at Cannon Hill Park the route follows beautiful country lanes across the Cotswold Hills to the finish at Oxpens Meadows, where you can enjoy refreshments, live music and a well-earned drink in the beer tent!
"I have just completed the Birmingham to Oxford and once again your organisation is simple and effective. The atmosphere is relaxed and easy and the whole event, well signposted and efficient. Well done Bike events" J. M.
|Start||Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B13 8RD|
|Finish||Oxpens Meadow, Oxpens Rd., Oxford OX1 1RQ|
|Distance||77 miles (approx)|
|Getting There: Car||From the M42 take Junction 4 or 5 towards Birmingham, then follow signs to Moseley via Sparkhill (A34 then B4217 or A41 then B4514, B4217).
From the M5 take Junction 3, then follow the A456 towards Birmingham, onto the A4540 before taking a left down the A435 and then a right onto Salisbury Road towards Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
Parking at Finish is available on a 'first come, first served' basis at Oxford and Cherwell Valley College opposite finish area (OX1 1SA) from 5.30am Sunday morning (£10/day) and once that's full, over in multi-storey car park also opposite Finish area (Westgate Centre Car Park - more pricey). (DON'T use the Ice Rink car park - you may get a ticket!). Follow signs for Bike Events car park in both cases.
|Getting There: Train||Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes and nearest station to get you to the start.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950
|Start Times||7.15am - 9.00am at a time to suit you|
|Other Info||Minimum rider age 16 years. We recommend that all riders wear a helmet.
Transport - a coach runs in the morning (6am) to take riders and their bikes from Oxford Ice Rink to the start in Birmingham
Coaches run at set times in the afternoon (3.30pm and 5.30pm) to take cyclists and their bikes back to the Start.
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 (£24.00)|
Team Entry (6 or more, per person) (£23.00)
Transport AM (£24.00)
Transport PM (£24.00)
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