Road Cycling Events in Brighton

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JUL21
Registration Perks
Kent Climber

With the warmer longer days upon us this ride will enable you to stretch your goals and really push yourself to the limit.

The route starts out from Lingfield College, Kent. Youll be set off on your journey around the Kentish hills where youll navigate round the flowing curves and breathtaking descents that this ride will throw at you. The 50 and 70 mile routes all take in ide hill as well as descending down the famous toy hill.

£18 - £20
Kent Climber
SEP1
Evans Cycles Brighton Road Sportive

Starting from Plumpton, we're perfectly set to explore the best of the South Downs. The ride begins with a short warm-up loop, before going over the infamous Ditchling Beacon. Youll get full 360-degree views from here, and the sea will be in your sights. Heading off to Lewes you'll then ride towards Glyndebourne and Alfriston before looping back inland and heading for home. This is a stunning route full of challenging climbs and rewarding views that should offer something for everyone, and with 4 different routes to choose from, this is the perfect summer challenge.

£7.50 - £25
Evans Cycles Brighton Road Sportive
SEP7
The Orro Sussex Downs Classic
Haywards Heath, South East, United Kingdom

The Orro Sussex Downs Classic offers a pretty and scenic bike ride around the less travelled West Sussex countryside, dashing between the small country villages. Enjoy the route as it takes you through the winding lanes in the High Weald AONB.

£3 - £40
The Orro Sussex Downs Classic
JUL7
Ride Reigate

We are excited to announce our brand new cycle event in Surrey for 2019 Ride Reigate. This event is proudly brought to you by Run Series the award-winning team behind the Intersport Run Reigate and British Airways Run Gatwick events.

This cycle event in Surrey starts and finishes at Reigate College and has three routes to choose from 100k (SOLD OUT), 50k (SOLD OUT) and a unique 25k family route offering something for everyone. Set at the height of summer there couldnt be a better time to get on your bike and challenge yourself before enjoying a celebratory free beer from Pilgrim Brewery!

£10 - £15
Ride Reigate
SEP14
Ride It – Evans Cycles Ashdown Road

Starting at the beautiful Sheffield Park and Garden, we are right on the doorstep of Ashdown Forest and in the heart of the Weald. Our location means we are straight out into the countryside and enjoying quiet undulating roads in one of the lesser known gems of the South-East. This ride will throw up some testing climbs, but is nicely balanced by stunning viewpoints and flowing descents.

With four different route lengths to choose from, this will be a great chance to get out for a pedal in the summer sun. Sheffield Park and Garden is a great place for the family to enjoy while you are out on your ride and the tearoom serves an excellent cream tea or slice of homemade cake to refuel afterwards.

Please note: your event entry will include free parking but entry into the park and gardens is not included.

£7.50 - £25
Ride It – Evans Cycles Ashdown Road
JUL28
Bike Ride at Goodwood Motor Circuit

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the BHF Sponsored Bike Ride at Goodwood Motor Circuit, as well as the 100th Anniversary of Goodwood opening its doors after the war, even more, a reason to join in the celebrations and support our life-saving research.

Join us on a 2.4-mile tarmac surface round the famous motor circuit. Riders can complete as many laps as they wish, the most completed is up to 50 (120 miles!). Please note this event is not wheelchair accessible except for limited spectator viewing.

£18 - £60
Bike Ride at Goodwood Motor Circuit
JUL14
Surrey Hills Switchback Gravelcross CX

The Surrey Hills Switchback Gravelcross is an awesome ride, in one of the souths cycling hotspots!

Based in the ever popular Surrey Hills, the Switchback is a blast from the word go! Head out into the hills on a mixed course featuring the best of the magnificent network of back lanes, fire roads and tracks that this prime cycling destination has to offer! And of course, we will keep you fuelled and on track with the full package of organisation and support that you can rely on at CX Sportive Series events!

£26 - £32
Surrey Hills Switchback Gravelcross CX
OCT5
Box Hill Original Sportive

Set around one of the most popular cycling climbs in the South East, the Sigma Sports Box Hill Original is the sportive that should be on every riders calendar. Ranging from 30 miles up to the big 100, these routes all take in parts of the London Olympic road race 2012 that saw Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins tackle as they fought for gold.

Taking place towards the end of the season, this is a perfect goal to aim for before easing off over the winter.

£3 - £40
Box Hill Original Sportive
NOV9
Cycling Down Dementia South East

Dont turn to the turbo this winter before youve had the chance to get some final outdoor miles in at this late-season sportive and a chance to make a difference for our charity partner, Alzheimer's Research UK. Find out more about how your miles can make a difference below.

£3 - £40
Cycling Down Dementia South East
MAY10
Fred Whitton Challenge
Tunbridge Wells, South East, United Kingdom

The Fred Whitton Challenge is one of the most popular sportives in the UK and is also famed as being particularly difficult. Riders rank it alongside European events such as the Marmotte in terms of difficulty.

The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 112 mile sportive around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes.

Fred Whitton Challenge

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What you need to know about Road Cycling Events

Discover UK and International Road Cycling events. Featuring Sportives, Gran Fondos and Charity Bike Rides in our 2018 Cycling Calendar. Cycling is a hugely popular sport but can sometimes seem a closely guarded secret, there’s a lot of jargon and kit but once you pop, you absolutely can’t stop. It’s a great weekend activity, go with friends and cruise round city parks or country lanes, you’ll be addicted in no time.

Different road cycling event types

We sort our cycling events by Short (0-50km), Medium (50-100km), Long (100-200km) and Ultra (200km+). Most of these are Sportives. Here are some cycling event names defined:

  • Gran Fondo — a mass participation cycling event at least 120km long. A large event with closed roads, usually chip timed. People travel all over Europe to compete in these events.
  • Century — a cycle of 100 miles (160.9 km) or more within 12 hours, usually as a club sponsored event. A large event with closed roads, people can get there PBs here. Usually chip timed.
  • Sportives — most of the cycling events on our site are sportives, these are the most popular endurance cycling events. They’re held all over the world and rarely exclude traffic. They’re more relaxed and whilst people do go for PBs it’s a much more convivial atmosphere than the more formal Gran Fondo races.

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