Welcome to the Bike the UK for MS team!
This page contains information to help you start fundraising and working towards the goal of biking across the country!
The first step is to respond to our acceptance email and confirm your spot on the team. After that, head over to the cyclist login and fill out your personal information. In case you are logged out inadvertently, it is recommended to type your personal information in a word processor, then copy/paste onto the website. Your profile will appear online when a photo is uploaded.
You will find answers to many of your questions in the Cyclist & Fundraising Guide. If something is unclear please send us an email or call 07854 620166. We look forward to riding with you!
Take some time to carefully read through and watch the videos in the 2018 Cyclist Guide. This is best viewed on a desktop or larger screen. It contains important information about the tour and and provides insight from many alumni on how to prepare. If you have questions, there is a good chance you will find answers in this guide. If you do not find answers to your questions or something is unclear, please send us an email and we will make changes for future cyclists!
Many people have reached or exceeded their fundraising goal, and you will too!
Check out our 2018 Fundraising Guide , it contains helpful information and strategies used in the past. You can find more in the National MS Society's 101 Fundraising Ideas. Feel free to give us a call or send us an email - we have been in your position and can share advice on reaching your goal. The following expenses are covered by the fundraising minimum:
- Team Apparel
- Some Team Meals
- Overnight Accommodations
- Support Vehicle & Gas
- Minor Bike Repair
- Experienced Route Leaders
- Other Group Expenses
This Gear List contains both required and optional items - the optional items are recommended to enhance the experience. If you have any questions about gear, feel free to send us an email or call 07854 620166. The items listed below have worked well in the past and are recommended.
There is a mandatory
cyclist orientation for full time cross country cyclists the day before the trip departs.
orientation is at 2pm on July 13th in Land's End
orientation is at 2pm on July 29th in John O'Groats
Sea to Sea (March)
orientation is at 8pm on March 23rd in Whitehaven
Sea to Sea (May)
orientation is at 8pm on May 25th in Whitehaven
Sea to Sea (June)
orientation is at 8pm on June 15th in Whitehaven