Ford Ride London – Essex 2024: A Challenging Cycling Adventure

May 22, 2024

Exploring new places can be fun and exciting, especially when cycling is involved. The Ford Ride London is a traffic-free cycling route throughout Essex, which offers an unforgettable experience, not only to see new places but also to push yourself within a thrilling challenge. This year, the event will take place on Sunday 26th May 2024. How do you plan to take part?

Stages of rides at RideLondon 2024

Ford Ride London – Essex 30: Sunday 26th May – Embankment – South Woodford – Tower Bridge

Ford Ride London – Essex 60: Sunday 26th May – Embankment – Ongar – Tower Bridge

Ford Ride London – Essex 100: Sunday 26th May – Victoria Embankment – Braintree – Tower Bridge


Need some encouragement to take part next year?

Unfortunately, it is now too late to sign up for this year’s RideLondon event. Make sure to keep an eye out for the announcement of RideLondon 2025.

  1. Picturesque Views: The ride starts and finishes in London, taking you on a beautiful ride through the picturesque Essex Countryside and in between. You’ll get a glimpse of the quaint villages and stunning greenery,  as well as get a taste for England’s rich history.
  2. Take on a challenge: Tackle the challenging terrain, from steep climbs to exhilarating descents. The RideLondon is a huge challenge for any cyclist, no matter how much experience you may have, however, it’s incredibly rewarding! Not only for you to challenge yourself, but also to raise money for incredible causes while doing so.
  3. Community: The RideLondon is a great day out for the whole family. Whether you’re taking part in the event, and meeting with some friends before or after, or you’re going to support  a loved one who is taking part – it creates a huge sense of community for everyone. Keep an eye out on our socials (@cyclekinguk) to see what we get up to to support RideLondon – Essex.


Join us in supporting the Ford RideLondon – Essex riders

We’ve partnered with Epping Forest District Council to support RideLondon at the Epping Community Fete. Join us between 8:30am and 12:30 pm on 26th May to take part in an array of fun activities.

Work up a sweat for your very own fruit delight on one of our smoothie bikes, tackle tombola or get some funky face paint. You can also  be in with the chance of winning one of the two bikes we’ve donated for the events, either a kids’ or adults’ bike. It’s an enjoyable day out for the whole family; we hope to see you there.

We’d love to see what you get up to on the day! Make sure to tag us in your photos @cyclekinguk. You can find out more about the Epping Community fete here.

Accessories to jazz up or improve your ride:

Know someone keen to get training for RideLondon 2025? Gift the gift of support with some of our most popular accessories. 

Raleigh Flinger Extendable Mudguards 24-29 – £11.99 This set of mudguards are adjustable and easy to fit, giving you more protection from mud and splashes while you ride.



Raleigh Quest Helmet Yellow – WAS £30, NOW £19.99 (LIMITED TIME ONLY)

The Raleigh Quest helmets are a great choice for all cyclists. With a microshell construction, 21 airflow vents, quick release buckle and sealed inner pads – It’s bound to protect your head from bumps and falls.

Smart Front Rear 3 LED light set – £14.99 This compact light set is designed to be an affordable yet effective light set, ideal for all cyclists.



  Zefal Magnum Pro 975 ml Bottle Black – £8.99

The large capacity of this bottle makes it perfect for those long bike rides helping you to stay hydrated on your cycle. It’s compatible with most bottle cages.


The Ford RideLondon – Essex is more than just a cycling event; it’s a fun way to challenge yourself, raise money for charity and enjoy great day out for the entire family. Whether you’re taking part this year, or supporting someone you know, we hope you all have a great time celebrating and we hope to see you at the Epping Community Fete.