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London to Paris / Paris to Nice Cycle Challenge

  • When Apr 28th 2018
  • Where UK & France
  • Price £650.00

Take part in something amazing in 2018... 

Our cycle challenge is to ride from London to Paris in 3 days, which is an amazing achievement but why not carry on the next day? For the following 8 days you have the opportunity to ride through stunning countryside with breath-taking views of France and arrive in sunny Nice on 8th May 2018.

There are a few options with this ride you can do the 3 day challenge from London to Paris - 250 miles or Paris to Nice - 670 miles, or do both which is 11 days of cycling 920 miles - amazing...

We are still working on the route but you should be excited!

The Cost

Registration to secure your place £95

London to Paris the cost is £250 and raise a minimum of £500

Paris to Nice the cost is £400 and raise a minimum £500

London to Nice the cost is £650 and raise a minimum of £1,000

What is included

Hotels for 11 nights

Transportation of bicycles from IoM to London

Transportation of bicycles from you final destination to IoM

Experienced cyclicts that lead and travel with the group each day and are on hand to help with bike problems that may occur and also gentle encouragement

A back up van which will leapfrog the group each day to provide refreshments, additional clothing and first aid

Your luggage will be transported from location to location each day

A range of bike parts will be in the back up van so that repairs can be made en-route

A spare bike will be available should there be any serious breakdowns

Our team of experts will help with training advice and regular rides will be organised for the group

Turbo training sessions available at a reduced rate  

Daily snacks

Water

Not included

Your flight from IoM to London 

Your flight back to IoM from either Paris or Nice (these flights are all available with easyjet at a very reasonable price, oher airlines are available)

Your daily meals (although we will book breakfast where we can)

Snacks

Fitness

In order to take part in this challenge you will be required to have reasonable road bike handling skills and it is recommended that you ride with clip in shoes and not flats. A reasonable level of fitness will be needed to complete the ride, that said there are 6 months of training available before the departure date. 

Our team will monitor your fitness over the next 6 months and offer tips and advice to help you maximise this experience cycling through France.

What do I do now

To register please contact Lisa on tel: 602907 or email: lisamotley@thechildrenscentre.org.im

Or click here for a registration form

Thank you to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company for their continued support of our off Island challenges. 

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support our work.

  • £3,000 per day to run our charitable programmes
  • £7 benefit for every £1 spent on Thriving families programme
  • 40% of local children and young people engaged in our services
  • 16 groups of all ages hosted at the Farm each week