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London To Paris Weekend Challenge Ride

Ride London To Paris over just one weekend!

"London To Paris was a great experiance. Tough few days, but well worth it. Thanks again support crew who helped make this challenge! I'll be back for more."

Dave E

Date -7-9th September 2024

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Are you looking for a challenge to make 2024 a year you’ll never forget? If so, this event is a must for you!

This epic ride really will be your tale of these two historic cities. From London to Paris, through quintessentially English countryside and the cycling heartlands of northern France, you will experience that English and French connection in a way that only cycling allows. What's more, we will be with you every pedal stroke of the way, to help you achieve this extraordinary challenge.

The Challenge

Day One

Day one of your adventure will see you and your co-riders leave London around 10:00 am and cycle 60 miles through the stunning countryside of southern England to Newhaven. This includes testing climbs and swooping descents through the scenery and villages of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the South Downs National Park. You will arrive in Newhaven at approximately 3 pm to board the ferry to Dieppe, a chance to refuel with dinner on board. We arrive in Dieppe late evening with a hotel stay in the historic French port.

Day Two

After getting a good night's sleep and a hearty breakfast we head off into the French countryside towards Paris on our epic 110 mile ride. Our journey will take us through Normandy, following quiet roads and lanes, past chateaus and quintessential French towns and hamlets. On approaching the hustle and bustle of Paris, we will take you down quiet back streets to reach our iconic destination: the Eiffel Tower. There will be time to soak up the Parisian vibe, to take photos and to revel in your enormous sense of achievement. We will then book into our hotel, enjoying an evening meal, a chance to share stories and take some well-earned rest!

Day Three

Monday morning starts with a full continental breakfast, then a morning to explore Paris at your leisure, before catching the Eurostar and traveling back to London to be reunited with your bike, which we will have transported back for you.

The Essentials

  • 180 miles cycling over two days, with life-changing memories
  • Overnight accomodation in hotels for two nights
  • A day travel back to London on the Eurostar
  • Good level of fitness required
  • Excellent level of determination essential
  • Planned route (not signposted), GPS files and route maps
  • Mechanical support
  • Baggage transfer
  • Food and drink at our check points
  • Ferry crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe
  • Overnight hotel in Dieppe & Paris
  • Evening meal in Paris
  • Breakfast on day two and day three
  • Eurostar from Paris to London
  • Training plan
  • Stories to share for a lifetime!

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7th September 2024


I thoroughly enjoyed the Slepe Morning Sportive – Simon and his team were first-class and every little detail was taken care of, from the excellent signposting and stewarding to the rather impressive banquet laid on at half-time!

Matt Cann

I found the Slepe Morning Sportive very enjoyable. Very well signposted, quiet roads and a very good feed station at Kimbolton. Thank you to all the organisers!


Really enjoyed the recent Slepe Morning Sportive organised by Long Leg Tours. Route was very well signposted and the halfway stop had a generous spread of food and drinks! All round, a great event – I would highly recommend it!

Ian Wibberley

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