Escape the city for rides in beautiful lanes with other business professionals. Attend events and discover all things cycling with talks from speakers from the world of cycling and professional sport.
At the core of BDOVELO’s commitment to cycling and networking are our group rides which are carefully planned with the routes available in advance on GPX file. Experienced ride captains take care of navigational duties and ensure everyone enjoys their ride irrespective of ability or speed. The rides are fully supported with a following car and mechanical support from VONCRANK.
All of our rides start with light refreshments and finish with a tasty meal and a speaker from the world of cycling, ensuring plenty of time for networking before, during and after your ride enabling you to generate new business opportunities.
As with all BDOVELO activities, the focus is on chatting and getting to know your fellow members. Our events are the perfect backdrop to make that business connection that will open doors and keep your wheels in motion.
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Appleyard Lees and BDO Yorkshire Ride
Running for the third year, this event, hosted by BDO and Appleyard Lees, provides the opportunity for a day out of the office in the Yorkshire countryside enjoying the views by bike and networking with like-minded cyclists – all whilst raising money for charity.
You will have the chance to test yourself against our Strava Segments of the day at Malham Cove and Netherghyll Lane climbs, however expert ride leaders will host groups for varying abilities ensuring a fully inclusive day for all.
With plenty of opportunities to meet new people both on and off the bike, the following is all included in your entry:
- Morning tea/coffee and croissants from 8:30am at Utopia at Broughton Hall
- Nutrition bundle
- Choice of ride groups
- Fully-signposted route
- Experienced ride leaders
- Mechanical support
- Feed stations stocked with sports nutrition
- Business networking
- Buffet lunch
- Struggle Events finishers’ bottle
‘Thanks very much for organising a cycle event that was really well run on the day with great hospitality; breakfast was a warm welcome, the support vehicle and crew really professional, and to top it off a cracking pub lunch to continue the networking.’ – Chris Roberts, Corporate Transaction Director, RBS
Senior executives from the following companies have previously attended our rides:
Action Medical Research | Active Network | Advocate Consulting | AHR | Air Partner | Alcuin Capital | Alinsky | Allen & Overy | Amara Mining PLC | AMR | Aqetas | Arena Eyewear | Aries Consultants | Backstedt Coaching | Bank of America Merrill Lynch | Bauer Media | BCPE | BDO | Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP | Bikecation | BNP Paribas | Bowmark | BRE Global | British Modern Pentathlete | BSI Group | Busaba Eathai | Caesars Entertainment | Café Direct | Camelot | Cameron McKenna Nabarro | Capita | Carat | Carter Schwartz | CBRE | Chain Reaction Cycles | Charles Russell Speechlys LLP | Citi Group | City Fibre | City Grove | Clapham Chasers | Clock to the Rock | Colt Data Centre Services | Core Capital | Criterion Capital | CycleFit | Cyclescheme | Data Driven Logistics | De-Consult Pty Ltd | Dentsu Aegis | Disney | ECI Partners | Emirat | Endurance Sports | EWP SAREG | Faircare Solutions Limited | FDU Group | Finn Cap | Fladgate | Almondy Cakes | Future Business Forum | Gateley PLC | Gowling WLG | Grass Roots Group | HiBob | HIFX | H.I.G. Capital | HSBC Bank PLC | Iconic Cycling Events | Immediate Media | Index Property | InFront Sports | Investec | Jacobs Capital | Kameleon | KBC Bank | Kings Park Capital | Le Col | Leigh Day | Living Bridge | Lloyds Banking | LMS Capital | Madison Sports Group | Marriott Harrison | Maserati | Mathy and Squire LLP | McCann Erickson | Memery Crystal | Michael Blann Photography | Michelmores | Mont Velo | Nabarro LLP | Nestle UK | Newgate Communications | Northern Fides Ltd | Octagon | Octopus Investments | Panagua Bikes | Pemberton Greenish | Pennington Manche LLP | Performance Comms | Phoenix Equity Partners | Postman | Price Bailey | Principal Global Investors | R Capital | RBS | Risk Capital Partners | Riverhill Partners | RJD Partners | Roffe Swayne | Rouleur | RPC | RR Donnelley | Rugby | Rutland Partners | Search Star | Seven Investment Management | Shoosmiths | Simmons & Simmons | Six Day | SLE | Soukias Jones Design | Sponsorship Coach | Square Up Media | Squire Patton Boggs | SR Publishing | St James’s Wealth Management | Sunchaser Media | SVB | Svelte London | Synova Capital LLP | Temple Tax Chambers | TFT Consultants | The Bike Project | The Fry Group | The Weather Channel/IBM | Thomas Miller | Threshold Sports | TRO | Turner & Townsend | Velo Mechanic | Velusso | Versarien | Vislink Plc | Von Crank | Warwick Business Consultants | Withy King | Workman | Zwift