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Ford RideLondon FreeCycle

About Ford RideLondon FreeCycle

Ford RideLondon FreeCycle is the ultimate ride for cyclists of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Set on a traffic-free route, the event is a unique opportunity to explore central London by bike – and it's completely free to take part! 

Register your interest

If you're keen to take part in the 2024 Ford RideLondon FreeCycle, fill out the form below to register your interest.

The Ford RideLondon FreeCycle route

The 2023 Ford RideLondon FreeCycle route passed some of London’s most famous locations, from St Paul’s Cathedral and Somerset House to world-famous Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

The event also included two Festival Zones at Bank and St Paul’s, where riders could stop for mechanical help, food and drink and enjoy activities such as music, games and face painting! 

Illustrated map of central London showing the RideLondon FreeCycle route and direction along with major London landmarks, including the River Thames, the four festival zones and several Underground stations.

Hire a Santander Cycle

Don't have your own bike? Don't worry – you can still take part in Ford RideLondon FreeCycle with a Santander Cycle! There are more than 12,000 Santander Cycles at around 800 docking stations across London, so you'll be able to pick up a bike and get riding with ease. To locate your nearest docking station, click here.

Led Rides

If you're taking part in Ford RideLondon FreeCycle and live in one of the 32 London boroughs, why not join a free Led Ride to safely guide you to and from the event?

The Led Rides are supported by Ford’s Park the Car campaign, which encourages drivers to leave their cars at home for short journeys and cycle instead. Riders interested in joining a Led Ride will need to register in advance – more details on how to register for a Led Ride in 2024 will be available in due course.

Free Festival Zones

Fun, free and fit for all the family, our Ford RideLondon FreeCycle Festival Zones are the perfect places to stop off to relax, refresh and enjoy a wealth of activities and entertainment! Our 2023 route featured two Festival Zones at St Paul's Churchyard and Bank.