The RIDE Capitals UK  & RIDE Cymru 1000 Motorcycle Events

In 2018 we motorcycle the Capital Cities of EDINBURGH, LONDON & CARDIFF for Macmillan Cancer Support

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Welcome to our 'NEXT BIG UK CHARITY MOTORCYCLE EVENT'.. 

'The CAPITAL KNIEVELS' RIDE AGAIN'

RIDE CAPITALS 2018 - Thursday May 3rd to Bank Holiday Monday May 7th

...A UNIQUE UK adventure... Motorcycling to the 3 mainland UK Capitals over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.. Over 1200 miles of A roads...Riders can opt to join us for the full route or sections to suit their location & availability.. We appreciate work commitments, so fit the ride to fit you.. Raise sponsorship and you qualify for rider entry to the ultimate ride out around our UK Capital Cities.. Motorcycle to EDINBURGH - LONDON - CARDIFF.

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The 2018 RIDE Capitals UK will be our 7th annual main event - in partnership with its sister event 'The RIDE Cymru 1000 - Perimeter of Wales' we have since 2012 raised over £34,000 for charity. In 2018 we raise funds for MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT..

What types of bikes can do this? The RIDE Capitals route runs on A Roads (& Motorways only when absolutely necessary).. ALL TYPES OF BIKE OVER 125cc CAN JOIN US - FULL LICENCE HOLDERS.

If you want further details please visit our FACEBOOK or TWITTER pages. If you wish to register for entry please email info@ridecymru.com with your full name, mobile contact number & full bike details. Please include name of your pillion rider if applicable.

In 2018 we raise funds for MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT. Entry requirement is to raise sponsorship, AND to dress in the colour & style of legend Evel Knievel.

To register for the RIDE CAPITALS direct your sponsors to our Just Giving fund raising page OR make your rider entry donation. RIDE CAPITAL KNIEVELS 4 MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

RIDE Capitals 2018 will witness the return of the 'Kneivels' theme as we continue to raise the profile of a fun charity event, and raise as much money as possible for charity. This is not compulsory but we do prefer you to join the fun, riders need to provide their own Kneivel costume to wear over their gear. Costume details available on our facebook page.

2018 - Thursday May 3rd we depart from Wrexham in north Wales at 9am. We motorcycle to Windermere in the Lake District, a stop at Gretna Green, city of Glasgow, Stirling, Knockhill Racing Circuit, and our evening destination is Dunfermline in Fife. Our suggested evening stop is Premier Inn Dunfermline.

Friday May 4th we depart Dunfermline at 9am to cross the New Forth Road Bridge. Brief coffee stop at the Bikers Cove Café, Queensferry. We then reach our first capital city of Edinburgh for a 1 hour fundraising stop. We later visit Berwick Upon Tweed, Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle, Tyne Bridge, Angel of the North and conclude the day at Middlesbrough. Our suggested evening stop is Premier Inn South Central Middlesbrough.

Saturday May 5th we depart Middlesbrough 9am to head south via Whitby to Olivers Mount Racing Circuit. we later traverse the Humber Bridge,  to Grimsby, Boston, Kings Lynn and conclude the day at Cambridge. Our suggested stop is Premier Inn Girton or J24 Cambridge.

Sunday May 6th we depart Cambridge 9am to head south to our 2nd capital city London. We loop the city to visit the world famous Brooklands Circuit and Museum. We later then head across London to the Ace Café London for our lunch pit stop & 1 hour fundraiser with Macmillan Cancer Support. In the afternoon we depart westward via Oxford, Cheltenham and Chepstow to our 3rd capital city for the evening celebration in Cardiff.

Bank Holiday Monday May 7th we meet from 10am till 11am at the Millenium Stadium Cardiff with Macmillan Cancer Support and our guest TV weathergirl & TV Presenter Ruth Wignall, to officially mark the 3 capital cities as completed... Our event however, has one more feature - as we motorcycle a short distance north to a section of Eppynt Circuit, a lunch stop at Owls Nest Llandovery, followed by afternoon visit to Kinsham Circuit - the home of 2011 motorcycle World Superbike Champion Chaz Davies. We enjoy an hour at Kinsham. Entrants then bid their farewells and motorcycle homeward.

This is by no means a speed trip, we are not hooligans. We ride to promote a good name for motorcyclists. We ride in a controlled manner in a proven 'drop off' system. No riders are left behind, lost or stranded. We expect all riders to ride with integrity within the group, and any persons not riding responsibly will be asked to leave the event.

RIDERS are responsible for arranging & paying for their evening stops.

We suggest booking at Premier Inns for the evening stops of the event - if booked early reasonable rates are available.

Prior to event start - Wednesday evening May 2nd (Wrexham central or Gresford)

Thursday evening May 3rd Dunfermline

Friday evening May 4th Middlesboro South Central

Saturday evening May 5th Cambridge (Girton or J24)

Sunday evening May 6th Cardiff central.

We reach each evening destination at 7pm - and we later meet each evening destination to socialise and share the experiences of the days ride.

We hope to have 'Special Guests' motorcycle with us in 2018.

We extend a big thanks to Knockhill Circuit, Olivers Mount Circuit, Brooklands Circuit & Museum & Kinsham Circuit for supporting RIDE Capitals 2018.

In 2017 our events included guest riders, Dave Hailwood son of motorcycle legend Mike 'the bike' Hailwood, TV Actor Danny John-Jules & TV Unlikely Bikers Steve Keys.


For further information please email;  info@ridecymru.com