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Medway Big Ride
The Medway Big Ride returns on Sunday, 17 May 2015 bringing
all forms of cycling to the people of Medway. The day starts with a
selection of Evans Cycles sportives for serious riders. Cycling
enthusiasts can choose a 75 mile, a 50 mile or
a 30 mile route, all of which set off in the
For those who don't consider themselves cyclists, but want to
give a longer distance
a go there's an Evans Cycles 13-mile route which sets off at
From 4pm people can also enjoy:
- Children's sprint races
- Different types of innovative bikes
- Coaching with Wigmore Cycling Club
- Bikeability workshops
- Exhibition street races
- Off-road treasure trail ride for families and under
- BMX displays
- Arts and crafts
The evening culminates in the mass participation Medway Big
Ride, a 5km route on closed roads before a floodlit stunt BMX
display and a firework finale.
To register your attendance at the Big Ride use our online
sign-up form. This automatically enters you in to the mass
participation ride. Entry for the children's races, coaching
and activities will be co-ordinated on the day.
All participants receive a free t-shirt and there are other
giveaways available on the day too.
To enter the Evans
Cycles sportives go to:
To help residents prepare for the Medway Big Ride, Medway Sport
is teaming up with Medway Public Health to bring a series of
beginners cycle lessons. For more information on these, email
For more information on the Medway Big Ride, read the FAQ document.
2014 Medway Big Ride
Saturday 17 May 2014 launched the first event.
The various elements were:
- Medway Big Ride Day at Medway Park
- Cycle the Road to Rio Roadshow
- British Cycling and Medway Big Ride Sportives
- British Cycling and Medway Capstone Mountain Bike
Official event photographs were taken at the event all day
and photos are available to view and purchase from Photo Box Gallery
Thank you for taking part in the
Medway Big Ride. We hope you enjoyed Medways first cycling festival
and we look forward to seeing you in 2015.
For more information on cycling events and getting involved
British Cycling event website.
For more information about other cycling initiatives in Medway,
including maps of Medway's cycle routes, visit our cycling page.