Autumn Cycling Events to Get Your Heart Pumping

Get involved in one of these awesome Autumn events, with everything from road cycling to mountain biking to city cycling!

Looking for an autumn cycling event? We’ve got plenty to get you excited!

The long Autumn months are looming ahead and it can be easy to be down about the end of summer. But in fact there are tonnes of Autumn cycling events happening up and down the country that will get your heart pumping and bring a rosy glow to your cheeks.

(If you are looking for any more reasons to cycle in Autumn, we’ve got 10 Reasons Why Cycling in Autumn is Awesome right here!)

Whether you love road cycling or mountain biking, you’re looking for a challenging event or you want something the whole family can get involved in (or all of the above) there’s bound to be something for you here.

Browse, peruse, select, book yourself on and enjoy! You’ll emerge from the winter a happier, healthier cyclist for sure!

Medip Madness Sportive (Road Cycling)

Organised by the Somer Valley Cycle Club, this sportive gives you the chance to explore the beautiful Mendip hills and Somerset levels, and hopefully get a bit of Autumn sunshine while you are out. The event has facilities for you to use, plus drinks and cake, and runs for a bargain £8!

There’s a 100 mile route, and a shorter 50 mile route, both of which will take you through some beautiful countryside.

Event Type: Road Cycling Sportive
Date: 12th October, starting at 8.30am
Location: Ston Easton Villiage Hall, Somerset
Entry: £8 via British Cycling
More info: Somer Valley Cycle Club and British Cycling

Cycletta Surrey (Road Cycling)

Cycletta are the leading women’s only series of road cycling events in the UK. Known for their inclusive atmosphere, as well as a great route away from traffic, you can expect a supporter- and family-friendly event area with plenty of activities to keep everyone happy.

With distances of 60km, 40km and 20km, there really is something for everyone – an achievable challenge! The Cycletta Surrey event takes place in grounds of the stunning Loseley Park, and all entrants get use of the relaxing Unlisted Recovery Zone to relax and recuperate after the event. Oh, and a goody bag too!

Event Type: Road Cycling Sportive
Date: 12th October
Location: Loseley Park in Surrey
Entry: £28 to £42
More info: Cycletta by Human Race

Red Bull Fox Hunt with Rachel Atherton (Mountain Bike)

Fancy a weekend with a difference? Head up to the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh for a weekend of fun and bikes with a festival vibe. Pitch your tent and enjoy a BBQ around the campfire with the World Champion Downhill Mountain Biker, and plenty of other like-minded women.

On the Sunday, it’s the Fox Hunt itself – find out more about what’s involved in that in our Red Bull Fox Hunt article – and it’s going to be an exciting event! All participants also get a goody bag and a special Red Bull Fox Hunt jersey to wear, and all for the bargain entry price of £5, which goes to charity!

Event Type:  Downhill Mountain Bike
Date: 26th to the 28th September
Location:  Pentland Hills, near Edinburgh, Scotland
Entry:  £5, plus £10 for on-site camping
More info: Red Bull Fox Hunt with Rachel Atherton

Join Rachel Atherton for the Red Bull Fox Hunt in September 2014!

Wiggle New Forest 100 (Road Cycling)

Autumn in the New Forest is glorious, and riding through the golden hued woodland on a crisp day past ponies and villages is an experience that’s hard to beat. Sign up for the full 100 miles, the 81 mile mid-distance, or the 54 mile option.

Part of the highly successful Super Series organised by online bike shop Wiggle, you can expect the works. Full mechanical support, bike wash, electronic timing, free energy drinks and snacks, broom wagon, the works! Finish up with a hearty Hog Roast and some live music, and you’ve got yourself a great Autumn cycling experience.

Event Type:  Road Cycling Sportive
Date: 11th October
Location: New Forest, Hampshire
Entry: £23 to £33
More info: Wiggle or UK Cycling Events


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