A classic ride...
...a new Challenge
280 miles of tarmac, pedalling and camaraderie lie between London & Paris. Can you cover it in 24 hours?
...every mile of the way
There's mechanics, medics, rest stops, food & drink, pace riders and support vehicles to help you cross the finish line.
...Capital to Capital
Blackheath start, Dover ferry and on to Paris via Amiens, with picturesque towns & villages and great cycling roads.
...more than a bike ride
Great food, great camaraderie, and professional support. We' veeverything covered so you go for it and enjoy!
Paris - at last...
...what an achievement!
The Parisian skyline will be a welcome sight! Champagne flows, your medal feels special, and we'll celebrate!
London to Paris 24
16-18 July 2016
Blackheath, London. Up to 300 eager riders start out on a 24 hour journey they won't forget. An opening 90 mile dash to Dover - and the ferry won't wait. Darkness falls as we reach France; lights on, heads up, the pelotons speed through the night on wide, quiet roads. Fuelled by determination, stamina and much welcomed pit stops, dawn breaks. Legs are now weary but soon the morning haze lifts. Spirits rise as the French capital nears - at last that finish line is nearly in sight, though the ever present clock continues to quietly tick down…
Take on one of the truly great cycling challenges!
Sign up as a solo rider or as a relay team of 2. You'll be fully supported including mechanics, medics, support vehicles and bike transportaion. Be led by pace riders along the fully signed route with rest stops and food every 40 miles. Your package includes a hotel night in Paris, a celebratory dinner and a Eurostar back to London on the Monday, with free bike transfer. You'll also receive an official Scope cycling jersey.