Saddle up for the 2019 Wallingford Festival of Cycling

Wallingford Festival of Cycling is returning for the fifth year and we are thrilled to announce our action-packed weekend programme from 12 – 14 July 2019. The festival is a celebration of the inclusive world of cycling with a vision for getting more people on their bikes more often.

Couch to Saddle Training Rides

Are you interested in signing up for one of the Festival rides but you don’t feel fit or confident enough? Then join our Couch to Saddle training rides on the following Sundays…

  • 24th March
  • 28th April
  • 19th May
  • 23rd June

Welcoming cyclists since 1893

This historic image from sometime in 1893/4 with three riders about to set off on tour from The George Hotel in Wallingford Hight Street, shows how popular cycling has always been in our part of the world!

With a variety of ride distances for all levels of cyclists, Wallingford Festival of Cycling is looking forward to welcoming you all to explore the roads in and around this beautiful area.

Image used by kind permission of Tony Spoor and the Veteran-Cycle Club

Ride for a Cause

Something for everyone

Fun Rides and Sportives- This year we have more choice than ever before for those who wish to take part in an organised cycling event. Explore Wallingford on the 5 mile ride. Head out of town on the 13 and 27 mile rides, with specific start times for women and heritage bikes. Enjoy the...

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Dual Track Race Course- The dual track race course is built to test the speed and bike handling skills of two cyclists at the same time. The Festival 60 metre dual track race course will start riders on an 6 metre downhill section, then splitting up into two tracks for each rider to continue...

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Dirt Factory Air Bag for Bike Stunts- New to the festival this year is the Dirt Factory air bag for bike stunt jumps – check out their video. Come and try it out at the Festival this year! WHO CAN TAKE PART:  Anyone aged 10 and over with an off-road bike COST:  £10 for a 15 minute slot or...

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Inclusive Cycling- Wallingford Festival of Cycling is a celebration of the inclusive world of cycling with a vision for getting more people on their bikes more often. Wheels for All and Style Acre once again teamed up for the 2019 Festival to offer inclusive cycling sessions on Sunday 14 July. DESCRIPTION: Try...

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Bike support and e-bike tasters!- Rides on Air mechanics will be offering FREE bike safety checks to everyone entering a Wallingford Festival of Cycling ride – all you need to do is show your booking confirmation received from the British Cycling websites once entered. They will also have their tent on the Kinecroft with mechanic...

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More exciting activities to be announced soon...