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. Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100 16th August 2020 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. Joe Woodruff cycled for ART in 2019, raising nearly £1000! We have just allocated one place for 2020 to Molly McGarry; we have one more place so please email [email protected] to apply. 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. London to Paris Tour de France 2020 16th-19th July 2020 Join this beautiful long weekend charity challenge from London to Paris, covering 300km in 3 days! Cycle from Crystal Palace towards Newhaven with sweeping views of the South Downs on our approach. Then set sail to France for two more action-packed days of cycling. Encounter historic towns, sleepy villages and rolling countryside en-route. Experience the thrill of riding along wide boulevards and crossing the Seine to finish at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Please click here for more information. Bike Kerala 2nd-10th October 2020 The delights of Kerala in South India can rival any trip to India on account of its well-planned infrastructure, high standard of hotel accommodation, fantastic food, and lush, hilly and exotic landscape. This part of India is often referred to as the Venice of India due to its tranquil backwaters and waterways. The challenge will take you on a journey of hilly terrain up and over fragrant spice fields, forests and vibrant green tea plantations. Most of all, its people are welcoming and friendly and the experience will be unforgettable. Please click here for more information. Costa Rican Coast to Coast 6th-15th November 2020 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.