London to Paris Cycle - August

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Take on a fantastic adventure this summer and cycle 190 miles from Trafalgar Square to the Eiffel Tower. This wonderful journey will be a trip of a lifetime, you will explore quaint villages, embrace amazing scenery and make new friends. Come and bask in the glory at the finish in Paris.
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London to Paris
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Calendar
Fri, 26 Aug 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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Location
Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1, UK
Start times
Fri, 26 Aug 2022
London to Paris:
9:00am
Here's what races are available for London to Paris Cycle - August
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190mi
Day 1 - Friday (65 miles)
After meeting up with the event organisers and your fellow cyclists you will then head to Trafalgar Square where you will begin the first leg of the ride. From there you will head to Brighton through the picturesque Sussex countryside.
The ride will be mainly on quieter roads. From Brighton, you will head east towards Newhaven, take in stunning sea views and white cliffs. You will then head to the pub for an evening main meal to get you prepared for the next day.
Day 2 - Saturday (75 miles)
Once in Dieppe you will begin stage 2 of the bike ride which will take you towards Beauvais. You will follow the inclined Avenue Verte cycle track to Forges-les-Eaux where you will have breakfast.
Then you will continue on to Beauvais, experiencing the best countryside and villages that France has to offer. Take in the fantastic scenery throughout. You will then have the rest of the afternoon to relax and refuel as well as overnight accommodation included.
Day 3 - Sunday (50 miles)
This final leg will take you into the heart of Paris where you will take in some amazing views of the Champs Èlysées, Arc de Triomphe and much more. Finally, you will head to the Eiffel Tower to soak up the victory cycling from London to Paris.
Organiser
  • Finisher's medal
  • Support Vehicle
  • Cycle leaders
  • Overnight Ferry on Day 1
  • Accommodation on Day 2
  • Day 1 evening main meal
  • Day 2 evening hot buffet meal
  • Shower / Changing facilities on Day 1
  • Light refreshments
Train
Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1, UK
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Travel back to the UK / post-race accommodation
Please note, entry to this event does not include travel back to the UK after the ride or accommodation in Paris.
Accommodation
  • On the ferry, you can either bring a sleeping bag and roll mat or pay extra to upgrade to a bedroom.
  • In Beauvais you will be provided with overnight accommodation
Day 1 - Friday
09:00 Meet up
10:00 London to Newhaven cycle starts
19:30 Board ferry
Day 2
05:00 Dieppe to Beauvais cycle starts
15:00 Finish
Day 3
06:00 Beauvais to Paris cycle starts
12:00 Finish
Age Requirements
All participants must be either over 18 years old or between 15-17 years old if accompanied by an adult or guardian.
Ability level
The London to Paris cycle will put you to the test with a handful of challenging hill climbs throughout.
Support vehicle
There will be a support vehicle that will be accessible throughout the event which will carry your personal belongings all the way to Paris.
Travel back to the UK
Please note, entry to this event does not include travel back to the UK after the ride or accommodation in Paris.
Food
Please be aware that not all food is included in this event, you will be expected to full yourself properly throughout.
Backpack
Bike Clothing
You should aim for at least one cycling outfit per day and one extra for spares as the weather can be unpredictable.
  • Bike Helmet (compulsory)
  • Bike Gloves
  • Padded Cycling Shorts
  • Cycling Tops / T-Shirts
  • Waterproof / Warm Cycling Clothing
  • High Viz Vest / Reflective Clothing
  • Cycle Shoes and Socks
Other Clothing
  • Casual Clothing (for when not cycling) - Please ensure you have warm items of clothing for when waiting to board the ferry
  • Shoes / Trainers / Flip Flops
  • Light Blanket / Sleeping Bag / Roll Mat (for ferry unless you wish to upgrade and purchase a cabin bed/room)
Bike kit
  • Bike
  • Bell (legally required in France)
  • Bright Bike Lights / Head Torch (the mornings can be very dark)
  • Water Bottle / Camelbak (to be used while cycling)
  • Small Backpack or Bento Box (for accessible food)
  • Tyre Levers
  • Bike Tools and Pump
  • Spare Inner Tubes x4 (at least!)
  • Puncture Repair Kit
  • High-Quality Puncture Resistant Tyres (strongly advised)
Luggage
  • Holdall (for everything in the support vehicle)
  • Packing Sacks and Dry Sacks
  • Plastic Bags (for wet clothes)
Hygiene and Health
  • Toiletries
  • Sun Protection
  • Flannel / Hand Towel
  • Bath Towel
  • Anti-Insect Spray
  • Anti-Chafe Cream
  • Anti-Nausea Tablets / Bands (for ferry crossing)
  • Prescribed Medication (if applicable)
  • Basic First Aid Kit (Guides will carry as well)
Documentation/Other
  • Passport
  • Return Travel Documents
  • Travel Insurance (to cover you for cycling activities) and EHIC Card (if applicable to you)
  • Mobile Phone & Charger
  • European Plug Adapter
  • Power Bank Charger(s)
  • Currency
Is travel back to the UK included in my ticket for the London to Paris Cycle?
No, you must make your own travel arrangements to get back to the UK.
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Can I have my bike transported back to the UK for the London to Paris Cycle?
Yes, you have the option to have it transported to Hertfordshire where you will be able to collect it during the week.
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Can I stay in Paris after the London to Paris Cycle?
Yes, you are completely welcome to stay in Paris after the cycle ride.
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