RAFA Rides:
The RAF Association’s global cycling event

Friday 16 June to Saturday 17 June 2023

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RAFA Rides 2022

RAFA Rides connects RAF personnel and supporters from around the world, with one ambition: to support the RAF community.

Since our first event in 2018, this cycling challenge has grown in success each year to become an incredible global event. Suitable for keen cyclists and amateur riders alike, thousands have joined us over the years to experience the thrill of being part of this unique cycling community, either in person at our event or from wherever they are in the world.

In 2022 RAFA Rides had:









RAFA Rides: are you up to the challenge?

Whether you’re used to cycling two miles or 200 miles, with a range of routes to choose from there is something for everyone. Riders can choose to join us in person at our event, or as part of our virtual cycling community. There are four distances you can choose from ranging from 25 to 100 miles with elevation ranges of 1,000 to 6,000 ft. However you choose to take part, we welcome your support.

Why join us for RAFA Rides 2023?

2022 was an incredible success with cyclists joining us from 11 countries around the world to be part of our biggest and best event yet. In 2023 we’re going even further when, for the first time ever, international Air Force charity’s across the globe will come together to host simultaneous cycling events on 16 – 17 June.

Sign up today and help us make history!

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You don’t need to take part on two wheels to make a difference, you can show your support for the RAF community by helping us at the event.

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Find out more about our previous events from those who have tackled the routes themselves.

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