Virtual Rides are a revolutionary new form of charity bike ride.
Participants sign up for an event on the virtual rides website, choosing one of a number of distance options.
Once entered, participants can choose to carry out their ride at any time during the event period, which will usually be the course of a calendar month.
They can carry out their ride alone or with friends, and choose whatever route they wish. It can transform a training ride into a charity event, or be used as an excuse to explore some new roads or trails.
All participants will receive a bespoke medal, designed for each event, after the ride finishes.
With support from Olympic track athlete Jack Green, entry for the inaugural Virtual Ride opens today. Organised and run completely online, a Virtual Ride is carried out over a route of the participant's choosing, at a time that suits them.…