• ride the north cycle sportive 2016
  • charity cycle event
  • cycle in the grampian highlands
  • cycle challenge scotland 2016

Ride the North is a two day, 175 mile cycle challenge through the beautiful scenery of the Grampian Highlands in the North of Scotland.


There will be a two week pre-registration period beginning on 8 December 2015 (closing on 22 December) following which there will be a ballot to allocate places.

Entries to the ballot can be linked to up to two other ballot entries.

Each ballot applicant will be required to enter the ballot independently and will be required to use a consistent team code if they have a chance of securing places for a team of two or three.

The final 75 will not be drawn, but will be allocated to the applicants (having not been successful in the ballot) who have the most previous event participations.

The outcome of the ballot will be communicated during the first working week of January.

There will be a further 200 places protected for charity fundraisers. these places will be allocated to 12 different charities, who will set their own fundraising conditions.  The availability of these places will be communicated to those who have been unsuccessful in the ballot.

Cycle Between Rhynie & Invernesscycle between aberdeen and inverness
This is a supported ride, with mechanical support, support vehicles, signposting, lunches, mobile coffee stops, refreshments, luggage transfer and of course all the encouragement you will need. All this, along with an event cycling jersey is included in the fee of £135.
It’s not a race, it’s a challenge for allits not a race
There has been a remarkable boom in cycling over recent years and the North East of Scotland boasts some truly wonderful cycling experiences. RIDE the NORTH is not a race, but rather a challenge ride for cyclists of all abilities.
RtN working with local charitiesRide the North working with local charities
Since 2011 Ride the North and participant cyclists have raised around £750,000 for local charities. We are delighted to have The Sandpiper Trust as our 2015 partner charity who help to save lives in rural Scotland.
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