The Canterbury Bike Ride 2022

Saturday 23rd July 2022

Canterbury: Canterbury RFC, Canterbury, United Kingdom



  • 82 Mile Route - Adult Entry (16+) - Individual/Teams
  • 82 Mile Route - Junior Entry (aged 15 or younger on the day of the event)
  • 62 Mile Route - Adult Entry (16+) - Individual / Teams
  • 62 Mile Route - Junior Entry (aged 15 or younger on the day of the event)
  • 29 Mile Route - Adult Entry (16+) - Individual / Teams
  • 29 Mile Route - Junior Entry (aged 15 or younger on the day of the event)


What is The Canterbury Bike Ride?

Brought to you by the team behind the successful and well-regarded Bike Bath, Bike Oxford and Bike Chester events, The Canterbury Bike Ride is a day of marked rides of 25, 50 and 80 miles starting and finishing at Canterbury Rugby Club on Merton Lane North, and taking in the best scenery of Canterbury and the surrounding countryside. As an entrant you will benefit from:

  • A timing chip to record your time
  • Fully signposted routes with a back up route map and GPS files;
  • Feed stations showcasing the best produce from local food and drink suppliers;
  • On course medical support;
  • A high quality finisher’s medal for each distance.

2018 entry fees are £30 for the two long routes and £22 for the short route for adults with children being charged £15. There will be an online booking fee on all entries and an early bird discount of £27 and £19 will be available until 30th April 2018 and a referral offer will run for all riders. See what is new for 2018 for details.

Our 2018 supported charity is Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby.

New for 2018

We continue to add new features to The Canterbury Bike Ride Event.

What is NEW for 2018?

  1. Take advantage of our early bird discount available until 30th April.
  2. Refer 3 friends and receive a 15% credit to your entry, refer 5 friends and receive a 30% credit. Paid on the day after the event.
  3. Qualify for a gold, silver and bronze rider award. See the Event brochure for further details.
  4. Family entry for 25 mile route (2 adults plus 2 children) for £70 plus booking fee.

Event details and schedule


The start/finish area is Canterbury Rugby Football Club, Nackington Road, Canterbury, CT4 7AZ.





Saturday Evening

We will be open for collection of timing chips and rider numbers from 16:00 to 18:00 in the Event Village at the Rec.

Sunday Morning

07:30 - 10:15 Arrive at the Rugby Club and leave your bike in the secure bike park while you sign in to collect your timing chips and rider numbers. If you need to leave a bag there will be a bag drop available and coffee, tea and breakfast will be available.

When you’re ready to go please grab your bike and make your way to the start area where riders will be briefed and released in groups of 20 as follows:

  07:30 - 08:30 - 80 milers

  08:30 - 09:30 - 50 milers

  09:30 - 10:30 - 25 milers


Along the route you will find clear signage, feed stations and first aid support. There will be support staff on the course to provide assistance if required.

Sunday Afternoon

As you arrive back at the venue be sure to collect your medal before joining your fellow riders for some food and a celebration drink.


Organised by

Iconic Cycling Events

6 Princes Street, Bath

Phone: 07528 055110

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