Developed by the Mayor of London’s office, Prudential Ride London is part of the sporting legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games, with a sixth edition of the festival set to take place over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of August 2019.
Ride London is a fun and accessible way to join the urban cycling revolution with a host of events set up for amateur and experienced cyclists alike.
2017’s event kicked off with the Prudential Ride London Grand Prix, an event that gave some of the world’s best cyclists a chance to compete head to head for the Ride London trophy. The Grand Prix event also had a fun filled festival zone which was packed with cycling-based entertainment including a BMX Stunt Show, a Penny Farthings trial area as well as DJs and food.
The 2017 event also featured a Cycling Show at Excel, a freecycling event on the roads of the capital and a number of prestigious races including the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and the Prudential Ride London-Surrey Classic.
Ride London is part of the Greater London Authority’s plan to promote safe and responsible cycling in the capital. The programme also includes significant investment in cycling routes, cycling infrastructure and community projects.
Ride London will begin at 09:00 on Saturday the 3rd of August and the event will finish on Sunday the 4th of August 2019.
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