Bike Week 8-16 June

We're teaming up with Love to Ride and Cycling UK to get everyone involved in Bike Week (8-16 June).

This year's theme is #7DaysofCycling and will explore a different type of cycling on each day of the challenge, with tailored prizes on offer for each.

To go into each daily prize draw, simply register at Love to Ride and log your ride by 10am the following day.

To find out more about Bike Week, click on one of the following options:

Daily prize draws


Attend a Bike Week event

Find an event on the Bike Week website


DAY 1. Enjoying the social side of cycling - WIN a UK cycling holiday for two

DAY 2. Cycling to school and engaging children in cycling - WIN a family-friendly bike voucher

DAY 3. The mental health benefits of cycling - WIN a year's subscription to a mindfulness app

DAY 4. Businesses boosting their cycle-friendliness - WIN a brand new bike

DAY 5. Getting fit and healthy through cycling - WIN A fitness tracker

DAY 6. Travelling from A-B by bike - WIN a bike navigation device

DAY 7. Favourite three-miles - best short routes by bike - WIN a local bike shop voucher


WIN a £750 European City Break or a local bike shop voucher

  • Simply ride anywhere, any time in June for your chance to win.

WIN an e-bike for Clean Air Day!

  • Record a ride on Clean Air Day (Thursday 20 June) for your chance to win.


Totton Family Fun Day - Testwood Rec, Salisbury Road - Saturday 8 June 1-5pm

Totton Family Fun Day is a FREE event including live music, refreshments, bbq and much more. The Love to Ride and My Journey teams will be there alongside the Get Cycle Savvy Pit Stop and our FREE Bike Doctor service. 

Sustainable Fashion Fest - John Hansard Gallery - 15 June 11am-3pm

Pop along to see The Love to Ride team and have a try on their popular Smoothie Bike - go to Southampton Clothes Swaps on Facebook for updates. 

Southampton Cycling Campaign events

Your Voice for Cycling in Southampton

Fun, Family friendly and FREE. Southampton Cycling Campaign are also running a series of events throughout Bike Week.

All abilities welcome! Bring waterproofs, plus lights if an evening ride. Accompanied children welcome. Rides are either steady or easy paced, mostly 16 –18 miles or less, and led by experienced leaders. More information from:

Sunday 9 June  10am–12pm

From: Guildhall Square


A ride along mostly quiet roads to the Winchester Criterium and Cyclefest. Since riders will wish to spend varying times there (closes 5pm), this is a one-way ride and some may wish to return by train.

Led by Jim Probert


Monday 10 June 7.30–10pm

Talk by Paul Gasson, Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign at St Denys Community Centre, Priory Rd.


Tuesday 11 June 6.30–9.30pm

From: Palmerston Park bandstand

Ride to HAMBLE (The Victory pub) and back via Weston Shore & Royal Victoria Country Park.

This is a British Cycling guided ride for new and returning cyclists – book your place at

Led by Stephen Edwards


Wednesday 12 June  6.30–9.30pm

From: Riverside Park by Cobden Bridge

Ride to DURLEY (Farmer’s Home pub).

The route runs along West End & Hedge End cycle paths as well as country lanes. This circular route returning to Southampton Centre always proves very popular.

Led by Eric Reed


Thursday 13 June 7–9pm

From: St Denys Church (St Denys Road)

Ride to the other St Denys (CHILWORTH)

A history bike ride around St Denys and on to the church of St Denys at Chilworth  — ending at the View Bar near the Sports Centre.

A social, leisurely ride suitable for all.

Led by Katherine Barbour


Saturday 15 June 10am–3pm

From: Brockenhurst Station (train from STN Central at 9:35 am)

Ride to BURLEY and back

A 20 mile ride along NCR 2 (part of the old Southampton-Dorchester Railway line) now mostly an off road track. After refreshments at one of the cafés in Burley, the return goes along Rhinefield Ornamental Drive. A mostly flat route!      

Led by Yusuf Khan


Sunday 16 June  10am–1.30pm

From Dunbridge Station (train from STN Central at 9.10):


This monthly Cycle Campaign ride is a half day event open to all.

Led by Lindsi Bluemel


Friday 21 June 6.30–9.30pm

From: The Ship Inn, Redbridge

Ride to ASHURST along Forest tracks, with a pub stop.

Led by Lindsi Bluemel


Saturday 22 June 11:15am–4pm

From: STN Bargate to FREEMANTLE


A family and cargo bike ride across Southampton for Big Bike Revival. Meeting at the Bargate, the ride will finish up at The Great Get Together in Freemantle Lake Park, with the smoothie bike and picnic to finish!Join the Facebook event here!

Led by Ruth Magennis


Saturday 29 June 10pm–12pm

From: Southampton Bargate

Night Ride to NETLEY ­– part of the national WILD NIGHT OUT event.

Led by Tim Wakely