Cycle for ART Cycling challenges are among the most popular here at ART, appealing to all ages and abilities. Here are some of the most sought after events but do get in touch to hear about more opportunities. Bike Across The Andes 17th - 26th November 2018 A truly unforgettable adventure through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. A spectacular ride across the Patagonian Andes which straddle Argentina and Chile. Who is it for? Intermediate and expert cyclists. The route: The route takes in highlights of the awe-inspiring Lake District, where snow-capped mountains fringe glacial lakes. The dramatic scenery has been shaped by millions of years of volcanic activity. Marvel at towering conical volcanoes, which contrast with lush forests and tumbling waterfalls below. It is a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. Get involved: Please click here for more information. Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100 Sunday 4th August 2019 Celebrating the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s best cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it’s a truly spectacular event for all involved. Who is it for? Anyone who is up for a challenge. The route: Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 finishes on The Mall in central London. Get involved: We have two places for 2019. Email Elizabeth Coyne on [email protected] to find out more. If you are lucky enough to get a place through the ballot we would be delighted to welcome you as a fundraiser for ART. Please get in touch to find out more. Costa Rican Coast to Coast 1st-10th November 2019 Pedalling 467km from the Pacific to the Caribbean! Costa Rica provides a stunning backdrop for this awesome charity challenge and it’s no coincidence that it means ‘Rich Coast’ in Spanish. From the ocean’s aquamarine waters to the lush, green of the rainforest with smouldering volcanoes rising in the landscape, Costa Rica screams adventure! This breath taking charity bike ride encompasses traditional Costa Rican farmlands, bustling colonial cities, stunning mountain ranges and tropical Caribbean lowlands. Fitness warning: this challenge is a toughest cycling event. Training is a must to ensure success. You will not be alone though – the team will be on hand to support you on this epic journey, with comprehensive training guidelines and in depth challenge information. Please click here for more information.