RideLondon-Surrey 2018: New 19-mile event added for younger/newer cyclists

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How RideLondon is encouraging younger riders to attempt biking

Youthful and newer cyclists are being given a possibility to participate in RideLondon-Surrey 2018 with the launch of a brand new 19-mile occasion.

The brand new experience – which is open to folks 12 years and over – will begin from Sandown Racecourse and take within the final part of the RideLondon-Surrey route.

Entries can be through poll, which is able to shut both when four,00zero entries are acquired or at 17:00 BST on four July.

It’s one among eight RideLondon-Surrey occasions over the weekend of 28-29 July.

There are the 2 skilled races, the Traditional and Classique, in addition to the 100-mile and 46-mile mass participation races, Grand Prix monitor races, family-friendly FreeCycle and Brompton World Championship remaining.

Over 100,00zero cyclists are anticipated to take part.

Talking in regards to the new 19-mile occasion the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan stated: “The RideLondon-Surrey 19 can be a good way of inspiring extra folks to take to 2 wheels.

“It’ll be a beautiful alternative for less-experienced cyclists to experience by the world’s best metropolis on traffic-free roads.

“I am delighted that students from my old school [Ernest Bevin College] are among the first to sign-up.”

Like the opposite RideLondon occasions on the Sunday, the 19-mile experience will end on The Mall outdoors Buckingham Palace.

Younger riders aged 12-16 years outdated will should be accompanied by a accountable grownup who’s 18 years or over and should have the ability to reveal their biking competence.

This may be finished throughout registration by displaying completion of the Stage Two of the Bikeability