Part of the sporting legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games, Prudential Ride London has quickly grown to become one of the best loved cycling events in the UK. A fun and accessible way to join the urban cycling revolution, the event offers newbies and experienced cyclists a great opportunity to get on two wheels and discover the city.
The eighth edition of the festival is taking place on Sunday the 29th of May 2022. Armed with a new format and new routes, this year’s event will feature a new condensed one day format,
At the heart of this celebration of all things cycling is the RideLondon-Essex 100 challenge – a unique opportunity to ride 100 miles on traffic-free roads through the heart of London and neighbouring Essex.
The event will start on Victoria Embankment and finish to rapturous applause at Tower Bridge, with 65 miles through some of Essex’s most beautiful countryside and villages in between. The full route will be announced in early 2022 – so watch this space for details!
The ballot for the 2022 RideLondon-Essex 100 closed at 17:00 on Thursday 20 January, and results will be announced by the end of February. Good luck to everyone who entered!
What else is new for RideLondon 2022?
As well as the 100-mile challenge, RideLondon will feature family-friendly cycle rides, again on traffic-free roads, passing some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks. If this sounds like something you’d like to experience (and who wouldn’t?), stay tuned for the festival’s full format and routes across London and Essex, which we’ll announce in due course.
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.
More information about Ride London 2022 can be found here.
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