Date May 28, 2023
Nights 1, 2 or 3 nights
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RideLondon-Essex 100 May 28, 2023 UK

RideLondon-Essex 100 with Sportive Breaks

The RideLondon-Essex 100 is a unique opportunity to ride 100 miles on traffic-free roads through the heart of London and neighbouring Essex. It will start and finish in the centre of the capital, with 60 miles of rolling roads through some of Essex’s most beautiful countryside and villages in between. The RideLondon-Essex 100 starts and finishes in Central London with a start on Victoria Embankment. The event had a finish in 2022 at Tower Bridge but this may change for 2023. Riders have the amazing opportunity to ride on traffic-free roads through both London and Essex with about 60 of the 100 miles taking place in the Essex countryside.
Sportive breaks offers guaranteed RideLondon entry together with a London hotel stay for 2 or 3 nights for international riders. For UK riders with their own entry we offer 1, 2 or 3 nights hotel accommodation.

Weekend Highlights

Weekend Highlights

  • Guaranteed RideLondon Entry: Guaranteed entry for the Ride London Essex 100 Sportive without the need to enter the ballot for international riders.

  • Hotel in good location for the event: 1, 2 or 3 nights at our London City Centre hotel available for internationals and UK riders

  • Mechanic Service: Our expert bike mechanic will be available throughout the weekend

Sportive Distance Sportive Elevation Sportive Difficulty
Short Route 30 miles/ 48km 311m 1/5
Medium Route 60 miles/ 96km 698m 2/5
Long Route 100 miles/ 161km 1178m 3/5

What's Included

Sportive Entry

Guaranteed RideLondon Entry

Accommodation

1, 2 or 3 nights at our London City Centre hotel

Accommodation

Hotel taxes

Included Meals

Breakfasts

Mechanic

Available throughout

RideLondon-Essex 100

RideLondon was established by the Mayor of London in 2013 as an Olympic legacy event from the 2012 London Games. After seven editions, RideLondon has grown into the world’s greatest festival of cycling, featuring 100,000 riders of all ages and abilities enjoying a range of different mass participation rides, along with road races contested by the world’s best professional riders, all broadcast live on the BBC.

The iconic 100-mile distance is the longest challenge ride in the RideLondon programme. It has been part of RideLondon since it was first held in 2013, with the first seven editions starting and finishing in London with a loop of Surrey in between. As well as the 100-mile challenge for amateur riders, RideLondon features family-friendly cycle rides on traffic-free roads passing some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks.

In 2022 the RideLondon-Essex 100 provided a unique opportunity to ride 100 miles on traffic-free roads through the heart of London and neighbouring Essex. The event started and finished in the centre of the capital at Tower Bridge, with 60 miles of rolling roads through some of Essex’s most beautiful countryside and villages in between.

Also in 2022 Essex hosted stages one and two of a new three-day road race, part of the UCI Women’s WorldTour. The final stage finished in central London on the same day as the 100 mile amateur Sportive, the Ride London Essex 100.

Itinerary

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26th May, 2023 : Optional early arrival day

Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in London today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel. Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with building your own bike after travel. Bikes can be safely stored at the hotel. This afternoon and early evening, our tour leader and bike mechanic are available for you.

27th May, 2023 : Arrival day

Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in London today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel. Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with building your own bike after travel. Bikes can be safely stored at the hotel. This afternoon and early evening, our tour leader and bike mechanic are available for you. Depending on the route, there may also be the opportunity to watch the women’s Ride London. In 2022, Essex hosted stages one and two of a new three-day road race, part of the UCI Women’s WorldTour.

28th May, 2023 : 2023 RideLondon-Essex day

The start and finish of the event today will be near out hotel so it’s easy to get to and from the finish. In 2022, the final stage of the Women's Pro event finished in central London on the same day as the 100 mile amateur Sportive, the Ride London Essex 100. This afternoon and early evening we’ll assist you with re-packing your bikes ahead of travel.

29th May, 2023 : Departure day

After breakfast, please make your own arrangements to check out and depart.

Sportive Options

In 2022 a brand new route saw participants set off from Victoria Embankment in central London and ride into Essex via the historic Epping Forest. Once in Essex, riders glided past some of the county’s most picturesque towns and villages, including Ongar, Fyfield, the Rodings and Great Dunmow, before joining a section of the 2014 Stage Three Tour de France route. That part of the course guided riders through Felsted and around the county town of Chelmsford before heading through Writtle and back towards Ongar and central London. Once in central London, participants then completed their ride to rapturous applause at Tower Bridge – a stunning Finish Line for the 100-mile challenge.

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Short Route 30 miles/ 48km 311m 1/5
Short Route 60 miles/ 96km 698m 2/5
Long Route 100 miles/ 161km 1178m 3/5
Short Route

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