Since 2012, our event has now raised over £24,000 for charity!
Croeso i .. Welcome to .. RIDE Cymru
...An adventure on your doorstep... Clinging to the welsh side of its border with England as tightly as public highways shall allow. Hugging the coastline as practical as possible, the ultimate motorcycle tour ride of Wales - 'the shape of the nation'... 1070 miles of back lanes, the odd navigable track, the luxury of the odd stretch of 'A road...Visits & laps of the premier motor racing circuits of Wales.. Riders can opt to join us for as many of the 5 day sections as they wish, or join us for the full trip.. We appreciate work commitments, so fit the ride to fit you.. Raise over £100 sponsorship and you qualify for rider entry to the ultimate ride out around Wales..
The RIDE Cymru 1000 is an annual 5 day charity motorcycle event. Commencing on the Thursday prior to the first bank holiday of the year.
Thursday April 27th to Bank Holiday Monday May 1st 2017.
What types of bikes can do this? The perimeter route runs on paved roads. ALL TYPES OF BIKE CAN JOIN US. We have had riders with Sports bikes, Adventure bikes and even a Harley Bobber!
If you want further details please visit our facebook page (link below).. If you wish to register your interest for entry please email firstname.lastname@example.org We will then contact you with details on directing your sponsors to our Just Giving web page, as soon as your sponsorship passes £100 you are eligible for the ride. In addition we will email you sponsor forms upon request. If you wish to enter for a day section, we ask you donate or raise sponsorship - a minimum of £20 per day.
Once confirmed as a rider entry you may wish to consider your evening stop options, suggested accommodation can be found here.
Riders for 2017 will be invited to our 'Pre Ride meeting'. If you cant make it - no problem we keep you updated via email.
RIDE Cymru 2017 will see for a 3rd year the return of the 'Cymru Kneivels' theme as we strive to raise the profile of a fun charity event, and raise as much money as possible for charity. This is not compulsory but if you wish to join the fun, riders need to provide their own Kneivel costume to wear over their gear. Costume details available on our facebook page.
If you wish to join us in 2017, You may wish to start asking friends and family to donate and sponsor you NOW in raising NOT ONLY the rider entry fee, but continue to raise even more for your own chosen charity or the event default charity which will be confirmed in September 2016.
RIDE Cymru riders who have in past events raised over £300 for charity are given special mention, and entrant requirements are relaxed on future events.
2017 - Thursday April 27th we leave from a new location from previous years - the Dee Crossing Bridge on Deeside, north east wales at 8am and we commence the 5 day 1070 mile perimeter of Wales event. Each day will see RIDE Cymru continue its perimeter route with the added feature of visits & laps of the 3 Premier Motor Circuits of Wales, Llandow, Pembrey and Anglesey Circuits. Please pick which day suits you best and join us!! Day 2, 3 and 4 commence at 9am, and will include an average of 9 hours riding to our next destination. The evening destinations on our 2017 event will be Carmarthen, Aberystwyth & Holyhead. On our final day 5, the bank holiday Monday, we leave Holyhead at 10-30am and finish back on the Dee Crossing Bridge at 3pm.
This is by no means a speed trip, we are not hooligans. Honest! We ride to promote a good name for motorcyclists. We ride in a controlled manner in a proven 'drop off' system. No riders are left behind, lost or stranded. We have a support vehicle to assist mechanical problems.
RIDERS are responsible for arranging their evening stops. A list of suggested campsites or B&B's are provided for each rider to plan their accommodation. We meet up later at each evening destination to share tales of the days ride.
...Our perimeter of Wales includes visits & laps of Llandow, Pembrey & Anglesey Circuits. Many thanks to the oficials and management of all 3 circuits for kindly supporting RIDE Cymru.
In 2013, 2015, & 2016 our event included a meet up for a chat and pic opportunity with World record holder globe trekker Nick Sanders at his Expedition Centre!
For further information please email; email@example.com