The Ride - What's it like?
The Do it for Charity London to Brighton Cycle Ride is a mass-participation cycle ride covering the 54 miles from Clapham Common in London to Madeira Drive on Brighton sea front. In 2017 the ride will take place on Sunday 17th September and over 4,000 riders are expected to take part
All you need to do to take part is raise £150 for your favourite charity and pay a £45 registration fee – in return you will receive ALL of the following:
Free buffet lunch This takes place at 29 miles in the picturesque village of Turners Hill. You can eat as much as you like from our delicious pastas to our ever popular Carrot Cake. Also look out for our Master of Ceremonies: Dick Hughes who will give you and your favourite charity a shout out during his commentary
Free water stops These take place at 21 miles in the morning and 45 miles at the top of Ditchling Beacon
Full mechanical support We have four stationary mechanic points (at the start, at the morning and afternoon water points, and at lunch) but if you’re unlucky enough to experience difficulties in between those points we also have roaming mechanics too – just give us a call!
Fully signed route No need to be looking at your map – our route is fully sign-posted so that you can keep your eyes on the road and enjoy the wonderful surrounding countryside!
Pre-event support Just call our friendly London to Brighton team who will be able to help you out with all of your questions including fundraising and training advice
Bike and Coach transport back to London Bike and coach transport will be available back from Brighton to Clapham Common at an extra cost of £25 which can be booked upon registering or prior to the event.
Your bicycle will be securely transported back to the start point in Clapham Common where it will be returned to you upon arrival.
Local train services in Brighton will only permit a limited amount of bikes so we strongly advise you arrange to be picked up from Brighton or book our bike and coach transport (subject to availability).
Highly popular event Facebook page Meet fellow cyclists ahead of the trip and if you’re on your own you will probably find other solo cyclists to cycle with! Our Facebook page is also a great place to gets lots of tips and advice on the ride from more experienced cyclists
You will be rewarded with an official, beautiful souvenir of your acheivement, the coveted:
"Do it for Charity London to Brighton Cycle Ride" Medal!
For you to treasure and remember your wonderful day by!
So what are you waiting for?! Choose your favourite charity and book now to claim your place as one of over 4,000 riders to take part in Do it for Charity’s London to Brighton Cycle Ride!