Nightrider Bristol 2017

Join Team Tommy's for the Nightrider Bristol 100km bike ride and take in the sights of Bristol at night, in this truly unique way to explore the city.

Nightrider Bristol Cyclists

Date: 1st - 2nd July 2017

Distance: 100km

Location: Bristol

Entry fee: Free

Fundraising pledge for Golden Bond Cyclists: £175

I would like a Tommy's place

Pay nothing for a place in Nightrider Bristol and commit to raising a minimum sponsorship of £175 (excl. gift aid).

I have my own place

Pay the full event cost of £99 for a place in Nightrider Bristol and then just raise as much as you can!  (Please note that the £99 goes to the event organisers and not to Tommy’s). 

What is Nightrider? 

Bristol Nightrider™ - an exciting 100km moonlit cycle ride past Bristol’s iconic landmarks.

A one day charity ride with a’s at night! The 100km circular route will see you cycling over the Clifton Suspension Bridge, as far north as Almondsbury and through the city centre. Full support, back up and regular break stops are provided throughout the night and a well-earned breakfast and medal at the finish.

Why Nightrider? 

  • Enjoy cycling past the city highlights and surrounding area in this unique charity bike ride at night.
  • The route is fully sign-posted. You can cycle at your own pace and follow the signs. GPS also provided.
  • Amazing atmosphere on the night with over 300 cyclists all raising funds.

Is Nightrider for me? 

  • If you’re looking for a challenge then this is for you!
  • You should be confident in cycling on the road alongside traffic. The roads can be busy even at night, the route is mainly on quieter roads however the route takes is some city centre locations which remain busy all night.
  • This event is not a race and not timed, we encourage people to cycle responsibly.
  • This is a challenge and you will cycle 100km at night therefore you will need to train. Training guidelines will be provided.

If you chose to cycle for Tommy’s, we will support you every step of the way!

Your Tommy’s contact for Nightrider

Tara is looking after this event for Tommy’s so please don’t hesitate to contact her with any question you may have, no matter how big or small. Phone 0207 398 3436 or email

How Tommy’s will support you in Nightrider

If you cycle in Nightrider Bristol for Tommy's you'll get first class care! You can expect to receive:

  • a free Tommy’s cycling top
  • fundraising support, ideas and tips to help you make the most out of your fundraising
  • a dedicated contact at Tommy's, who will give you one to one support all the way (Daisy!)
  • an online community so you can chat to other Tommy's cyclists
  • e-newsletters and regular phone calls to keep you motivated
  • access to our free online shop to enable you to order whatever fundraising materials you need! 

FAQs for Nightrider

From fitness, to insurance, to accommodation! The Nightrider website should have all the answers you are looking for.

Fundraising hints and tips for Nightrider

Your friends and family will probably sponsor you once you've set up your fundraising page for Nightrider Bristol, but to raise the maximum amount of money for our life-saving work, you could also think about organising a pub quiz, having a raffle or asking a local school to run a non-uniform day...

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