Rider Info

Cancellation of 2020 Prudential RideLondon

It has been confirmed that the 2020 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling is cancelled. This decision has been taken by London authorities after engagement with partners involved in the planning of the event.

The eighth edition of the world’s greatest festival of cycling was scheduled to take place on the weekend of 15 and 16 August.

Please read our full cancellation statement and 2020 event-specific FAQs for further information.

Please note: due to the cancellation of the 2020 event, the below information is subject to change.

The Route

The seven-mile circuit passes iconic London landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Bank of England, offering stunning views of London.

You can enter and exit at any point along the route, do as many laps as you like and come and go as you please.

The route map is available to download below:

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There are six Festival Zones along the route, offering riders a chance to stop and enjoy a huge range of free bike-based entertainment and to try out many different bike-based activities. Each Festival Zone will have secure cycle parking so participants can leave their bicycles safely to enjoy the fun.

Please visit our Festival Zones page for all the details of the entertainment on offer along the FreeCycle route.

Your event photos

Sportograf’s photographers will be out around the route to capture your day! As long as you have downloaded and attached a rider number to your handlebars, you will be able to check out your photos from Monday 5 August.


Photos are available from just £4.99.

Travel Info

Restrictions apply to the carriage of bicycles on public transport in London. For details, check and plan your journey to and from Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle.

Check what restrictions train-operating companies may have in place for bicycles at or visit to find out more.

Bike Security

Please be vigilant and do make use of the bike parks available. Please bring your own bike lock and read our safety information.