Rider Information Platform

Ride Across Britain 2022

KEY EVENT PREPARATION

The online ‘MyEvents Portal’ allows you to edit your registration, defer, complete a participant transfer and purchase additional items such as laundry.

Please note: if you deferred your place from 2021, please contact us directly for any registration changes.

Your journey to the event

  • December: Training Plans released
  • January: Take a look at our Nutrition Guide!
  • February: Join us for our RAB Q+A
  • March: Get kitted out and visit our online store!
  • April: Check out the route and pit stops!
  • May: Book any additional accommodation you might need and don’t forget to get your bike properly fitted.
  • July:
    • Ensure your address is up to date so that we can send you your Registration Pack (we wouldn’t want it to get lost!).
    • Deadline for booking bike and rider transport and extra weight.
  • 8 weeks to go:
    • Ensure your address is up to date so that we can send you your Registration Pack (we wouldn’t want it to get lost!).
    • Look out for our Event Booklet.
  • 6 weeks to go: Check you have everything you need from the kit list.
  • 2 weeks to go: Your Registration Pack will arrive in the post as well as any additional things you’ve purchased.
  • EVENT DAY!

Training & Nutrition

Below are our training plans to help you get ready for the event which are split out by novice, intermediate and advanced.   

The plans include: 

  • How to divide and conquer your training  
  • Training intensities 
  • Top tips 

Ride Across Britain Training Plans:

We also have a whole host of other training resources that we would recommend exploring; 

  • Ride Across Britain Facebook Forum: meet past and present riders, swap tips and support each other whilst you train.
  • Join our series of Webinars about the event (see below for more information).
  • Strava group: meet and train with fellow riders around your local area 
  • Live Q&A: we’ll be hosting a series of live Q&A on social media on specific topics such as training and nutrition.
  • British Cycling’s Club Finder to help you find local riders.

Training Rides:

Our Route Director, Andy Cook, will be hosting a Training Day and Training Camps in early 2022:

Andy Cook’s Ride Across Britain Training Day – CANCELLED:

  • Sunday, 27th February 2022
  • Chippenham Sports Club, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd, Chippenham SN15 1NH

Unfortunately, the February Training Day has been cancelled. If you have booked your place already please contact Andy Cook directly.

Andy Cook’s Mallorca Spring Bike Week Training Camps:

  • Sat March 5th – Sat March 12th 2022
  • Sat March 12th – Sat March 19th 2022

Please click HERE for further details on Andy’s Training Camps.

Kit List

Making sure you have the right kit for the Ride is essential. Take a look at our recommended kit list via the link below:

My Bike

For more information on the type of bike you will need for the Ride please visit our FAQs.

Luggage Limits

CLASSIC PACKAGE: Included in your package is ONE 90L piece of luggage, which must not exceed 16kg in weight. Please note that your camping mat and sleeping bag must fit inside your luggage and cannot be attached to the outside.

PLUS PACKAGE: Included in your package is ONE 90L piece of luggage, which must not exceed 16kg in weight and ONE 5kg day bag. Please note that your sleeping bag (for camping on the final night before John O’Groats (Kyle of Sutherland)) must fit inside your luggage and cannot be attached to the outside. A camping mat will be provided for Plus Package riders.

If you wish to purchase additional luggage weight please see the Extra Weight sections of the Rider, Bike, Transport and Extra Weight guides via the Bike Transport, Rider Transport & Extra Weight tab below.

Live Webinar Series

To support your preparations for September, we will be holding a variety of live webinars covering a range of topics to help you prepare you for the Ride.

These will cover everything from general life on the Ride, the route, training tips, mechanical tips, how to pack and you will be given ample opportunity to ask questions too.

This year we will be hosting one live webinar per month in the lead up to the Ride:

15th Feb 2022 @ 7pm: Life on the Ride & Q&A WATCH NOW

29th March 2022 @ 7pm: Bike & Kit – WATCH NOW

28 April 2022 @ 7pm: Training – Group Riding- WATCH NOW

15th June 2022 @ 7pm: Q&A with Endurance Cyclist & Former World Record Holder James Golding – WATCH NOW

9 June 2022 @ 7pm: Plus Package – WATCH NOW

26TH July 2022 @ 7pm: Nutrition Webinar with Kitty Pemberton-PlattWATCH NOW

2nd August 2022 @ 7pm: Last Minute Checks & Final Q&A – WATCH NOW

Route downloads / GPX files

NB: route is subject to change.

Bike Transport, rider transport & extra weight

Get yourself, your bike and your luggage to and from the event with European Bike Express (EBE), our preferred transport provider. Our Transport Guides below provide all the information you need to know including prices, timetables and how to book: 

Whilst EBE work hard to accommodate all riders, some services are limited so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.  

All bookings are managed directly through EBE. You can visit there website by clicking HERE or contact them directly via: info@bike-express.co.uk 

Event Booklet

We will be sharing an Event Booklet prior to the event. This will contain detailed information that about the live event including: 

Ride Across Britain 2022 Event Booklet – VIEW HERE.

  • Registration information & start line procedure 
  • Basecamp timings 
  • Pit-stop timings and food 
  • How to get results and photos 
  • Mechanical, medical and nutritional advice 
  • Safety and support 

Fundraising

Thank you for choosing to fundraise for your chosen charity, all our charities really appreciate the support. To get you started in your fundraising journey see below!

Must Do’s

  • Contact your chosen charity to let them know you’ll be fundraising for them & share your fundraising page with them
  • Keep them up to date on your fundraising progress & how the training is going!
  • Set up your fundraising page on JustGiving here.

Fundraising Requirements

  • If you’ve signed up to the event on a charity place, you’ll need to raise 25% of your overall fundraising target by 12 weeks prior to the event (17th June), 50% of your overall fundraising target by 6 weeks (29th July) and 100% of your overall fundraising target no later than 4 weeks after the event.

Fundraising Tips

  • Check out JustGiving’s Top 10 Fundraising tips here.

Join our sustainability movement

Our goal at Threshold is to integrate sustainability into every aspect of our events as we believe passionately that our events should strive to have as positive impact on the natural world as they do on the teams and individuals that participate in them.  

We pride ourselves in being proactive and making committed decisions towards sustainability. Over the coming months we will be sharing information on how you can lower your impact on the planet in areas such as travel, merchandise and plastic waste. Here are some ways you can join our sustainability movement:

  • Offset your carbon: purchase via your MyEvents portal here by clicking ‘Additional Purchases’ and selecting ‘Balance your travel emissions’.
  • Read the Threshold Sports Sustainability Framework.
  • Learn more about our partner Ecolibrium

Previous Event Information Emails

Essential Event Information emails will be sent to you from December 2021. You will be able to find links here.

1st – Welcome to Ride Across Britain!

2nd – Enhance your event experience 

3rd- Exclusive Partner Offers

4th- Time to check your details

5th- The countdown has begun!

6th- Not long to go until Ride Across Britain 2022!

Can’t find the information you’re looking for? Visit our FAQs page for further information about a range of topics.

RIDER NUMBERS & RESULTS

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2022 FIND YOUR RIDER NUMBER & EVENT RESULTS

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2022 EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR EXPERIENCE

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2022 GET KITTED OUT

Take a look at our Official Event Merchandise on our online shop.

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2022 GPS TRACKING

Upgrade today so your friends and family can track your exact location during the event.

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2022 INDIVIDUAL EVENT PHOTOS

Treasure this experience forever by purchasing your professional event photos.

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JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

Join our Deloitte Ride Across Britain Rider Facebook Forum or Deloitte Ride Across Britain Strava group to meet fellow participants, swap training tips and advice about the event.

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HIGH5

Use coupon code RAB2022 to get your to get your HIGH5 Cycle Pack for only £7.50 now (50% off, excludes P&P).

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PERKIER

Available to buy in lots of delicious flavours on Amazon Prime; online and instore at Sainsbury’s & Morrisons (free-from aisle) and ASDA and on the Perkier webshop!

Use RAB_2022 at checkout for 20% OFF Perkier Bars on Amazon or Perkier’s website.

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VOLUNTEER FOR US

Fancy volunteering this year and helping to make a difference? If you have a passion for the great outdoors, or coming to support friends & family, you can get involved behind the scenes and take on various roles across the event.

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TRAILMED

No matter your level, TrailMed can support you in lifestyle, nutrition and training challenges. Claim 10% discount on medical CPET, VO2max tests, Spirometry & Athlete Health Assessments with code TSRAB

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