Prudential RideLondon is the world’s greatest festival of cycling with 95,000+ cyclists participating in five separate
events on traffic-free roads in London and Surrey.
On Sunday 31st July The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 will see 25,000 amateur cyclists tackle a100- mile route through London and Surrey, following a similar route to the Olympic Cycling Road Race.
Prudential RideLondon is a multi-award winning world-class festival of cycling developed by the Mayor of London, London & Partners and Transport for London in partnership with Surrey County Council. The event is managed by the London & Surrey Cycling Partnership. The Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling has been a huge success, becoming the biggest inaugural mass-participation sports event in the world and raising more than £7 million for charity.
The riders will begin at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and pass through central London before entering Surrey at Hampton Court Bridge. They will pass through Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Byfleet, Pyrford, Ripley and West Horsley before tackling the steep slopes up Leith Hill. After passing through Westcott and Dorking, they will ride up and around Box Hill before heading through Leatherhead, Cobham and Esher and back into London to finish at The Mall.
Later that day, 150 of the world’s best professional cyclists will compete in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic, a 140-mile version of the amateur route, which involves three laps of an extended loop near Leith Hill.
Local & Celebrity Riders
Among the 26,000 amateur cyclists will be many local and celebrity riders to watch out in the past they have included : rugby legends Matt Dawson, Martin Johnson, and Austin Healey, Winter Olympics gold medallist Amy Williams, John Torode from MasterChef,
chef and TV personality Jean-Christophe Novelli, and Dame Kelly Holmes see profiles
Professional Riders and Teams
A star-studded field will line-up to race the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic including 3 time Tour de France winner Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas, Ian Stannard, Ben Swift, Christian Knees and Dutch sprinter Danny van Poppel.
Road Closures -Local Roads from 5am to 12:15 and then from 14: 10, rolling closure
Cyclist expected timings
Prudential RideLondon- Surrey Amateur Race: Pyrford, Ripley 7.30am - 12:00
Prudential RideLondon- Surrey Classic (Professional) Race: Pyrford, Ripley 14:30pm
Celebrate Pyrford: 8:00am - 5:30pm