The RIDE Cymru 1000 & The RIDE Capitals Motorcycle Events

We motorcycle the perimeter of Wales for Macmillan - The Capital Cities of Edinburgh, London & Cardiff for NSPCC

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Welcome to our 'NEW EVENT' for SUMMER 2017.. 


...A UNIQUE UK adventure... Motorcycling to the 3 mainland UK Capitals over a summer weekend.. 900 miles of A road & motorway as necessary...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.. EDINBURGH - LONDON - CARDIFF.

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The 2017 RIDE Capitals UK is the first of what we hope will become an annual event - the sister event to our established annual event - The RIDE Cymru 1000 - 5 day charity motorcycle event around Wales.  Since 2012 RIDE Cymru has raised over £31,000 for charity - lets hope RIDE Capitals can be as much fun and grow into a success too.

The 2017 RIDE Cymru raised over £7,000 for charity, bringing our total raised to over £31,000

What types of bikes can do this? The RIDE Capitals route runs on A Roads & Motorways.. ALL TYPES OF BIKE 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 with your full name, mobile contact number & full bike details. Please include name of your pillion rider if applicable.

In 2017 we raise funds for children's charity NSPCC. Entry requirement is to raise sponsorship or make a 'reasonable' entry donation, 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 NSPCC

RIDE Capitals 2017 will witness the return of the 'Kneivels' theme as we continued to raise the profile of a fun charity event, and raise as much money as possible for charity. This is not compulsory but if you wish to join the fun, riders needed to provide their own Kneivel costume to wear over their gear. Costume details available on our facebook page.

2017 - Saturday August 26th we leave Chester Services M56 at 9am prompt. We head east along the M56 and then north on the M6 to Gretna Services. We then join A roads on a scenic route to Edinburgh. We stop for 90 mins fund raising, meet a NSPCC rep for photo call, & bite to eat. we later head south on a scenic A road route over the Scottish borders into England, via Rothbury for a 'pit stop' we travel into Newcastle Upon Tyne over the Tyne Bridge. Late stop at 'The Angel of The North' we continue further south for an evening stop at Darlington.

Sunday August 27th we depart Darlington 9am and head south on a mix of A1 & M1. We reach London early afternoon, and follow a route into the city centre to pass many sights of interest. A 60min fundraiser stop in city centre with NSPCC rep. We later head west towards Wales, and reach our third and final capital city at 7-30pm for our final meet with a Wales NSPCC rep and photo call. We celebrate the end of our event with a fun night in the capital of Wales. We all head home at our leisure on the Bank Holiday Monday, August 28th.

This is by no means a speed trip, we are not hooligans. Honest! 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. A suggested Premier Inn or Travelodge at Darlington & Cardiff for each rider to plan their accommodation. We meet up each evening destination to share tales of the days ride.

    In 2017 our event includes guest riders, this includes Dave Hailwood son of motorcycle legend Mike 'the bike' Hailwood who is joining the Capital Knievels for the full 2 days.

For further information please email;