Date: 2024 TBC
Distance: TBC
Location: Aylesford to Ypres
Sign up fee: TBC
Fundraiser target: £500


Ride to the Menin Gate for RBLI in 2024! We’ll be starting at Aylesford in Kent to do 2 days of riding, finishing at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres.

This is a fully supported charity bike ride and the entry fee covers your accommodation for two nights, a branded cycling jersey and polo shirt, lunches and refreshments en-route and a celebration dinner on the final night. You will be looked after by our professional ride captains, support vehicles, motorcycle outriders, medics and mechanics who will all ensure you have a memorable time and an emotional experience with great camaraderie, food and pit stops. Your bike will be returned to Aylesford to await your arrival by coach via Ferry

From your arrival on Friday morning until you return on Sunday evening, we will make your experience effortless ensuring you have the experience of a lifetime.

Cycle ride 2022


Day 1

Depart RBLI
First day cycling to Dover
Ferry Dover to Calais
Hotel overnight in Calais

Day 2

After breakfast in hotel depart Calais
Cycle through France and Belgium
Arrive Menin Gate
Attend the Last Post Ceremony
Celebration supper in Ypres

Day 3

Breakfast in hotel
Morning at leisure
Return by coach and ferry to Aylesford

Ways to get involved


Contact us with regards to taking part and we’ll be in touch with more information.


We’re always looking for event sponsors, you can sponsor the event or an aspect of it.


Why not sponsor an event element & take part in it!

P.S. Don’t forget to share the event with others. The more the merrier…

Charity bike ride
Ride with a veteran

Some Of Our Past Riders

We have been fortunate enough to have some wonderful supporters of RBLI, many of whom have taken part it previous cycling challenges.

Brendan Touhey MBE
Retired Royal Engineer and one of the founding patrons of the Tommy Club, Brendan is one of the main organisers of the Cycle Ride, as well as other events.

Tom Hopkins
Friend of RBLI, Tom has taken part in all ride with a veteran events. As a Director of Martin Arnold, Tom has encouraged them to sponsor the event and as a result they have entered a corporate team every year since 2018


We are proud to support our Armed Forces, veterans and their families across the UK. We provide vital employment support, advice and homes to those who need them most and our efforts contribute towards assisting British Armed Forces veterans.

Ride with a veteran