We all know how healthy, popular and rewarding cycling can be and the London to Paris will be all of these things and more. An excellent route has been prepared, all arrangements and logistics have been taken care of and we aim to ensure that everybody has a rewarding and enjoyable time. However, as in all great achievements in life, there is a price to pay; preparation for this event is vital to your success. Training will be demanding and time-consuming with considerable dedication, effort, and commitment needed before you even get to the start.
That said, we intend to make the event as pleasurable and as much fun as we can whilst at the same time giving all riders a great sense of achievement in successfully completing the London to Paris (to ensure your enjoyment and success (please check out our ‘Preparing for the London to Paris 17‘ page).
Once on the road, you and your team will be able to focus totally on the task ahead and enjoy the ride, all you need is your bike and helmet. Your accommodation is arranged, all your kit and baggage will be transported daily. The hotels will be friendly and relaxed and will be ideal places to recover from your exertions and prepare for the next day’s ride.
The Over Night Stops
At the end of each day, you’ll arrive at our specially selected hotels where all the facilities you need will be available. At the hotels, you will be able to shower, relax, chat with other competitors and enjoy food and drink at the hotel (at your own cost) or enjoy the local in neaby resturants and bars.
You will be able to store your bikes safely, with a bike mechanic available to attend and fix any problems. All guides are first aidersd and will be on hand for any injuries that need attending. All the event staff will be with you all the way – behind you and in front, transporting your bags.
The hotels are on the route so you won’t have to cycle extra unnecessary miles just to get to them. All hotels have been selected for their space, security, facilities and so that you can mix, meet new friends and share your experiences of the day.
The London to Paris will take place during the day on public roads. The route has taken many years to perfect so you can be guaranteed a great ride. Each of the days will differ slightly in mileage, but on average you will be cycling 73 miles per day with selected pit stops en route. All riders will be expected to comply with the Highway Code and observe road signs. Please show courtesy to other road users at all time, especially local residents.
Each day, all Riders will meet at the daily start point at 06:45hrs for the official stage start at 07:00hrs.(approx) Once under way, you’ll follow your lead guide on pre-planned route.. The experienced outriders will deal with any problems and help to keep everyone on the correct route. There will be a support vehicle/s close by.
Food & Drink
A delicious free breakfast will be served every morning in the hotels, which will get the fuel tanks ready for the big day ahead. Specially selected pit stops where food and drinks will be available at your own cost. Day two as we leave Dover so early breakfast will be available on the ferry at your own cost!
Pit Stops in local towns and villages at cafes and pubs
We intend to make The London to Paris Ride one of the best advebntures you have been on and we aim to keep everybody happy and satisfied. There will be a minimum of three pit stops for the first three days and two on day three, with food, drinks, toilets, first aid kits and where possiblea bike mechanic.
All accommodation and breakfast will be provided. (except Thursday morning in Dover)
View our Rules & Regulations
This is where you’ll find all the important information that you will need to know if you want to take part in The London to Paris Bike Ride.
You also need to follow The London to Paris Bike Ride rules and regulations to take part in the event. If you have any questions, please give us a call. You can see our rules & regulations by clicking here.
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