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BHF London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

Bike 74mi

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Challenging course

Helpful volunteers

Well organized

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Take on our popular London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride, and see if you can conquer Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event.

Join the Heart Riders team this September for an exhilarating 74 mile challenge along varied terrain. Your physical endurance levels will be put to the test - but it's worth every bead of sweat.

Found on the bucket list of many a mountain bike enthusiast, this unique event packs all the best bits of off-road riding together into one jam-packed amazingly varied route that will provide you with a muddy adventure you'll never forget. From steep forest inclines to tricky technical descents, rocky paths to adrenaline pumping single tracks - we've got it all.

The variation means there's something on offer for cyclists of all abilities. There's plenty of technical sections to delight the off-road professional - but at 75 miles, the event also presents an achievable challenge to those new to the sport, especially with the help of our training advice and support.

Most importantly of all, by taking part in this challenge you'll be supporting and raising money for our life saving research. So what are you waiting for? Get your place now!

Review summary

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Marcelo K
"Very well organized with signs and support staff. I hope this year doesn't rain..."
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How to enter the BHF London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

  1. 74 Miles

    Bike 74mi
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Event Details

Raceday Logistics
06:15 Information point open
07:00 - 09:00
Start time of ride - Waves of participants set off every 10 minutes
09:00 Information point closes
20:00 Cut off time at finish line

Questions & answers

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    Jason G
    Hi can you use an ebike


    Steph E
    Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. The British Heart Foundation is pleased to confirm, following a detailed review process, the use of specific electric cycles will be permitted at London to Brighton Bike Ride and all other British Heart Foundation organised bike rides. In order for an electric cycle to be permitted, the cycle must meet the following criteria: 1) The cycle must be fitted with pedals that are capable of propelling it 2) The electric motor must not exceed 250 Watts 3) The electrical assistance must cut off when the cycle reaches 15.5mph! :)

BHF London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride weather forecast

Possible light rain overnight.

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IconLight breeze possible, up to 8mph

BHF London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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Reasons people recommend this event

Challenging course

Helpful volunteers

Well organized

  • Did the 74 Miles in 2018

    Very well organized with signs and support staff. I hope this year doesn't rain and the massage staff and photographers stay until the end of the event ..