All the news hot off the Deloitte Ride Across Britain press

This is where we keep you updated with training, event news and inspirational rider stories to keep you motivated for the months in the run up to the moment you roll out of Land’s End.

Meet the Bubble: Katie Butler

Meet Katie Butler, a cycling enthusiast who enjoys documenting all of her incredible journeys on her YouTube channel. Joining us on our 2018 Ride, we asked her exactly what she thought about the journey and how she coped with the highs and lows that come with it. Why...

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Meet the Bubble: Paul Rattew

Cyclist Paul Rattew, 34, from King’s Cross, London was knocked off his bike by a speeding motorist in London in September 2016 and shattered his right foot. It has been a long, difficult road to recovery but he is riding Dulux Trade London Revolution and Deloitte Ride...

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Meet the Bubble: Hetta Brown

 Hetta Brown, 50, was involved in a very serious car accident when she was 22 in South Africa. She fractured her femur, suffered multiple pelvic fractures, skull fracture and lung injuries. She underwent six operations and it took 18 months to walk without help.   Why...

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Meet the Bubble: Nathan Cook

Nathan Cook, 40, lives in Milton Regis in Kent. Ten years ago he was involved in an accident at work and told he would only be able to walk with a stick. At his heaviest, he weighed 21-stone. So far, he has lost over 6 stone. In 2018 he is taking part in Dulux Trade...

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Meet the Bubble: Zoe McBride

Name: Zoe McBride Age: 24   Zoe was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 10 years old. She completed Deloitte Ride Across Britain this year and has raised almost £3,000 for Junior Diabetes Research Foundation. As a little girl, Zoe used to figure skate...

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Meet the Bubble: Joe Barr

Name: Joe Barr Age: 26 Joe lives in London and rode Deloitte Ride Across Britain as part of the Balfour Beatty team, raising money for Cancer Research UK. Joe dislocated his knee skiing and tore his ACL in February last year. As a result he had a long nine months of...

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Meet the Bubble: Steve Bate MBE

Name: Steve Bate MBE Age: 40   Steve Bate was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa in 2011 and officially registered blind. He was encouraged to try para-cycling by friend and Great Britain Cycling Team rider Karen Darke and was accepted onto British Cycling’s...

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Meet the Bubble: Emma Griffin

Name: Emma Griffin Age: 21   Emma, from Cradley Heath, Birmingham, is taking part in Deloitte Ride Across Britain and hoping to raise £2000 for the Princes Trust. She started cycling just under 2 years ago, and instantly loved it. She’s a mountain biker at heart, and...

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Top 10 reasons for cycling Deloitte Ride Across Britain

On Sunday 18th September 2016 I cycled into John O’Groats to a father beaming with pride and among hundreds of others that had just completed a 972 mile journey that started 9 days previously in Land’s End. We had done it. We had completed the Deloitte Ride Across...

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A huge thank you from The Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust is extremely delighted to be the official charity partner of Deloitte Ride Across Britain in 2017 and would like to encourage you to join #TeamPrincesTrust. The Trust supports 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and...

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Farewell to Deloitte Ride Across Britain 2016

Julian Mack, Founder of Threshold Sports reflects on this year's Ride. We need a training plan for the Deloitte Ride Across Britain come down.  Rudely jettisoned back in to real life, continuing to point at road ruts, bellowing ‘car down’ on the school run, squinting...

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Training blog post from Anna Brocklehurst, Team Deloitte.

Anna Brocklehurst, 26, is a Brand Manager at Deloitte; she loves cycling regularly which is why she has decided to take on Deloitte Ride Across Britain 2016.  My cycling has been increasing with the mounting pressure of Deloitte Ride Across Britain approaching – I can...

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The Lure of the Golden Jersey

What better way to reward those taking on Deloitte Ride Across Britain for the 3rd time or more than to receive a personalised golden jersey. For the first time in Deloitte Ride Across Britain’s history any alumni riders that will be tackling the Land’s End to John...

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Getting back out on the road – Angela’s latest blog

Angela Kirwin, 28, Dual Diagnosis Lead - HM Prisons from London, won a place on Deloitte RAB in Outdoor Fitness magazine. It will be her biggest cycling challenge to date. In April I started cycling EVERYWHERE… until my bike was stolen! Within 24 hours the offenders I...

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Getting serious about training – Angela’s latest blog

Angela Kirwin, 28, Dual Diagnosis Lead - HM Prisons from London, won a place on Deloitte RAB in Outdoor Fitness magazine. It will be her biggest cycling challenge to date. In her second blog post she is focussing on training for the Ride. "Cycle training has suddenly...

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