Is cycling from London to Brighton hard?

Is Brighton in London on hilly?

If you’re an experienced cycle tourer, on the other hand we think you’ll find it undulating rather than hilly – much as you would expect for this part of the world. It’s classic country riding – a few climbs to keep you on your toes but nothing too gruelling.

What time does the London to Brighton bike ride finish?

Start and Finish

The ride will start from Clapham Common, off Nightingale Walk, Clapham SW4 9AH. The route will finish at the Brighton Seafront on Madeira Drive, close to the Marina. The cut-off point for the event is 17.00, at which point event support will cease.

How much does it cost to do the London to Brighton bike ride?

How much is it? It costs £55 per person. This includes a fully supported ride, complimentary water stops and not to mention that we’ll be waiting with your medal at the finish on the sea front in Brighton!

Where can I cycle in Brighton?

Best Family Cycling Routes in Brighton

  • The Seafront.
  • Devil’s Dyke.
  • Bramber Castle.
  • Arundel Boating Lake.
  • Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest.
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Where can I leave my bike in Brighton?

Cycle parking in Brighton & Hove

  • Coleman Street, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Ewart Street, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Grove Street, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Jackson Street, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Lincoln Street, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Montreal Road, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Pevensey Road, Brighton (PCPP)
  • Linton Road, Hove (PCPP)

Is the London to Brighton bike ride on this year?

Unfortunately the event in 2020 has been cancelled. In 2021 the ride will take place on the 19th September. Over 4,000 cyclists are expected to take part in this year’s iconic ride and now is your chance to get pedaling 54 miles on two wheels for CRY!

What is the route for the London to Brighton bike ride?

Once we are out of London we predominantly cycle along quiet country lanes passing through Mitcham, Carshalton, Chipstead, Banstead and Haywards Heath before taking on the challenge that is Ditchling Beacon – a mile long climb to the top of the South Downs where you will be rewarded with amazing views and a water break …

Can you do London to Brighton on a mountain bike?

Make sure your bike is in good nik.

Completing the London to Brighton Cycle is achievable on a mountain bike, however it is advised that you ride a road bike or hybrid bike as they’re more light weight.

Can you use an electric bike on the London to Brighton?

In respect of a Cycle Event, the BHF does permit the use of e-bikes. However, this is subject to the following conditions: the e-bike must be fitted with pedals that are capable of propelling it; the electric motor must not exceed 250 watts; and the electrical assistance must cut out when the e-bike reaches 15.5 mph.

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