Join #ride5000miles for a chance to win tickets to MCN's latest show

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Members of our #ride5000miles group can win free tickets to the Devitt MCN Ally Pally Show and Supersprint in September. All you have to do is nominate your favourite route to the show.

“We’re trying to make the Ally Pally the biggest ride-in show in the country and we want as many bikes to come as possible,” said MCN’s editor Andy Calton.

“This is going to be more than just a normal show, it’s part bike meet, part celebration, part sprint race, and R5K-ers are going to be central to this. We’re even branding up the parking area as the #ride5000miles Bikepark.”


We’ve got 50 tickets to give away to R5K members. To claim, all that you need to do is join the #ride5000miles Facebook group (if you haven’t already) and contribute to the pinned post at the top of the page.

Graham Allen isn't flying solo to the show

Simply nominate your route and list the roads and stages in the comments section of the post by August 7 and you can win. If you’re one of the best 50 we’ll get in contact with how to claim your ticket. Some of best routes will also be showcased in MCN.

Nearly 7000 MCN readers have signed up this year

“MCN’s #ride5000miles is all about getting out there and committing to enjoy your bike more,” adds Calton. “If you haven’t signed up to our online community, you should. It is a great place full of routes and inspiration. Nearly 7000 MCN readers have signed up this year and for some it’s been key to them falling in love with biking again.

“The Ally Pally is a brilliant destination for bikers and we want people to come from far and wide. All you need to do is a name your best route there between 30 and 500 miles and you’ll have a chance to win a ticket. The routes can be as crazy as you like; as long as they’re fun to ride.”

There are a host of attractions at the show. The main event is the indoor Supersprint where top stars and bikes will be pitched head-to-head. Some big names will be taking part, with Carl Fogarty, John McGuinness, James Whitham, Chris Walker and Dougie Lampkin all doing battle.

There is also a fire-up paddock where some amazing machines will burst into life, plus there’s all the latest bikes, classics, customs and loads of great retail bargains.

What is R5K?

And if you fancy having your own adventure, why not join our #ride5000miles Facebook page. The aim is to encourage riders to cover 5000 miles in a year. See how others are getting on at our #ride5000miles page.

How do I do it?

Make a note of your mileage at the start of your biking year. Take a photo at the start and end of the challenge.

Five reasons to sign-up to #ride5000miles

1. It’ll make you a better rider.

2. You’ll know your bike better than ever, and enjoy it more.

3. It’ll make you ride to places you’ve never been before.

4. Be part of a top biking community.

5. Share tips on where to ride andwhat kit can go the distance.

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