From a lap of the park, a weekend ride with the kids or anything in between. It’s up to you.

A charity bike ride can mean anything (coast-to-coast tandem challenge, anyone?). Whatever’s good for you is good for us. So fundraise your way.

Pull on that (slightly snug) lycra – or slip into fancy dress for a bit of a laugh. If you’re looking for ways to get friends, family or workmates involved, head out as a team.

Whatever you’re planning, make it wheely good. After all, it’s research!

Clive cycled 300 miles for his dad.

Appropriately named Clive England completed a 300-mile ride across the south of (you’ve guessed it) England and raised nearly £2,500 for dementia research.

Clive was inspired to do something positive in support of his dad, Norman, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and vascular dementia.

Could you be inspired to take on your own cycling challenge? We have a whole host of different events that you could take part in.

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Do it for research.

"We got together with a group of our school friends and took part in a 21-mile sponsored bike ride and raised just shy of £1,500!"


Clare and Kelly, cyclists

Cycling for charity? Let's put the peddle to the metal.

Here are some ideas to get you started…

  • Get the map out. Plan your distance. Set a time target. All at once or instalments?
  • Get a team together. Fundraise with family and friends. Get on your bikes or channel your inner Goodies (ask your dad) and share the ride.
  • Get noticed. Shout about it on social media. Promise to wear a funny outfit. Or do it in your undies. Be different. Be you.
  • Get going. But don’t forget the padded shorts – you’ve got a long way to go.

Your fundraising questions answered.

Why it's important. Why it's fun.

Serious fun = serious fundraising for dementia.

  • £10 buys 100 invaluable microscope slides.
  • £50 helps pay for a sensitive brain scan.
  • £100 helps bring life-changing breakthroughs closer.

Every pound you raise will make a big difference – so let’s get out there and have fun.