Welcome to the 2016 Great Weston Ride, a fabulous 56-mile challenge bike ride from Bristol to Weston-super-Mare that follows a spectacular route through the Mendips and across the Somerset Levels.


Entry for the 2016 Ride is now OPEN!

SUNDAY 17th JULY 2016



Around 1,100 people entered the 2015 GWR, with many hundreds more cheering all the riders across the finish line - all of which made for another fantastic day out.

As one rider put it: "It's like London to Brighton, only smaller and better - a little gem!"

And plans are underway for more of the same in 2016 - entry is OPEN so just click on the image on the right if you want to go straight to the online entry page!

Or, if you want to know more, just explore the website - it should tell you all you need to know! 




Riders have left lots of comments on our '2015 Rider Feedback' page, and here's just a taste of what they also had to say about the 2014 Great Weston Ride:

"Fab, sunny, stunning, bum-numbing, challenging, beautiful scenery, fantastic organisation and volunteers, yummy food stop and amazing reception at the finish line. See you next year!!"

"Amazing! Couldn't have been better - it was just brilliant!"

"A truly wonderful day! An amazingly well-organised and supportive bike ride with the most beautiful views. Never ridden more than 30 miles before. Fabulous!"

"Fantastic! One of the best organised events I have done."

"Flippin' brilliant!!! Second year of doing this fantastically organised and well-run event - a pat on the back for another fun-filled ride."

"Excellent ride, great atmosphere, superb route - this ride gets better every year."

"My first event of this kind and I absolutely loved it!"

"A fantastic day with fantastic views and a fantastic sense of achievement! Such a well-organised introduction to mass participation cycling - count me in for next year!"

"Brilliant day - a recommendation to all my work colleagues for next year."

"Another amazing event - my 2nd year and I enjoyed it even more than last, which I didn't think possible. Fantastic organisation, atmosphere and camaraderie."

"A truly great ride with stunning views - I'll be back."

"A fantastic day out on two wheels - a well-organised event from start to finish, and what a reception at the finish!"

"My second GWR and I would recommend this ride to anyone."

"My first organised ride and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was really well run; the route was well thought-out; everyone was friendly; and there was a range of riders and bikes. And the food and cider at the end was a great way to cap off a brilliant day."

"Great atmosphere and an excellent route with just enough hills to be testing. Brilliant organisation throughout. Looking forward to 2015."

"I had the best time - it's superbly organised and run with a very friendly atmosphere among all the riders. Will definitely be back again."

"So glad I got to hear about this - an amazing ride and route. One of the best organised rides I have done."

"Fantastic, and I'd urge any keen cyclists to book early for GWR 2015."

(To see all the rider comments and feedback in full from this year's event please take a few minutes to look at the '2015 Rider Feedback' page on the menu on the left). 


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