Are you thinking of participating in a bike ride in 2018 to raise money in the fight against ankylosing spondylitis? Get involved by signing up to one of the cycling events listed below or create your own cycling challenge like NASS supporter Helgi Olafson. Cycling can be a good form of exercise for people with AS. It can improve general fitness and stamina. Regular cycling can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight under control. If you are new to cycling, or need some advice, check out our Cycling with AS page. You can also email us for more information. For a limited time only, you can also get your hands on our custom made NASS cycling jerseys with all proceeds going to support people living with AS.


Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s best cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it’s a truly spectacular event for all involved. Limited charity places available – contact us for more information.


Velothon Wales

Join over 10,000 cyclists at the start line of the inaugral Velothon Wales. Starting and finishing in the heart of Cardiff, cycle through 120km of closed roads and take in some of Wales’ most stunning countryside.

Velothon Wales will be a tough event and you’ll have to train to a level that ensures you can complete the course, and you’ll be sharing the road with 10,000 other cyclists. Go to the Velothon Wales website to enter and for more information.


Ride 24

You have just 24 hours. Paris? Land’s End? or Newcastle?

Each RIDE 24 event is unique, all 3 test stamina & determination. Up to 300 riders set out, fully supported, with 7 stages of 40/45 miles – signed all the way, pace riders, mechanics, medics, rest stops with food & hospitality. RIDE 24 events are not races, they’re endurance challenges at their best & exhilarating weekends to remember! Visit the Ride 24 website for more information.


Create Your Own Cycling Challenge

You can also create your own cycling challenge like Daniel Harland’s Cambridge to Brighton ride, Simon Dickinson’s cycle to Paris, and Sebastian Cunningham, the super seven year-old who completed 100 miles of cycling for NASS.

Whatever you choose to do, hop on your bike for NASS – we know you’ll be wheely great!

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