Let's Ride Southampton 2018

Been thinking of getting the bike out of the garage? Fancy a free day out with the family? Or want to find out more about cycling in and around Southampton on your commute? With the sun appearing more regularly it's time to Spring into Summer and get involved in the HSBC UK Let's Ride Southampton cycle event in partnership with British Cycling (formerly Skyride).

Join us from 11-3pm on Sunday 17th June 2018 and ride the 6km traffic-free route from Guildhall Square whilst enjoying a range of music and dance shows, bike demos, and opportunities to have a go at everything cycling related.

It doesn’t matter what kind of bike you want to ride, how fast you go, or how old you are. It’s entirely free to take part - so let’s ride! There is lots more to be announced including the route, so keep an eye out on this page or on Twitter and Facebook.


Latest event news!

Dr Bike's in the city

If you are coming to Let's Ride Southampton get your bike road worthy at one of our Dr Bike events in the Bargate and Guildhall Square in the next few weeks. If you are unsure about coming to the event because your bike isn't in great shape, then the Dr Bike can make sure its fixed and ready for Sunday 17th June!

Ride with us to Let's Ride Southampton

If you live within cycling distance of the event you can leave your car at home and come ride in to Southampton with us. Qualified British Cycling Ride Leaders will guide you along routes into Guildhall Square with pickups from Totton, Eastleigh, Sholing and Weston. So if you want to ride with us to the City and during the event, sign up today!

Totton Led Ride starting at Hargroves

Eastleigh Led Ride starting at Fleming Park

Sholing Led Ride starting at Monty's bike hub

We’re looking for volunteers to help us on the day

British Cycling are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people to get involved in Let’s Ride Southampton this year to help make the event an unforgettable experience for the thousands of people taking part.
Volunteers will be a crucial part of the day and in exchange for your time British Cycling will give you some basic training, something to wear, and provide support on the day to ensure you have a great time too!

So, if you enjoy the buzz of a big event, and are willing to give up your own time to, then get involved.


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