*Originally postponed from 9 May because of coronavirus, this event has now been cancelled. The ride will return in 2021.*

STILL the 'Friendliest Sportive Around', our 2020 Big Fat Bike Ride is back with a vengeance - with some improvements and additions to ensure that you get the best experience you've ever had and that the Fat Lad cycling sportive continues to be one of the best ride in the calendar. 

Get a great taste of Yorkshire cycling and Yorkshire hospitality at its best!

Over Yonder - 50 Miles

A cracking mid-level ride. Intermediate difficulty. 967m elevation. 2x food/drink stops. Depart 9am.

The Fullock - 75 Miles

A challenging ride through stunning scenery and deep into the Yorkshire Dales. For strong intermediate riders. 1600m elevation. 2x food/drink stops. Depart 8:15am.

The Epic - 100 Miles

Definitely epic and one of the toughest, most beautiful routes in the Dales. Advanced riders. 2325m elevation. 4x food/drink stops. Depart 7:30am.


  • Fully Supported
  • Fully Sign Posted Route
  • Local Caterers  - we're using all local catering supplied by some of our favourite local businesses
  • Proper Food Stops - we invented proper food stops on sportives and we guarantee you won't go hungry
  • New Format Post Ride Celebrations - hang around after the event for a BBQ, DJ, post ride banter and more
  • Free Route Photo - don't forget to smile! 
  • Commemorative FLAB GIFT
  • Great Banter - The FLAB community are still the friendliest you'll find
  • Option to Ride with Flampions - so you won't be alone
  • Stunning Scenery - it's amongst the best you'll find
At a Glance
  • 12 Sep 2020 7:15am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • *Cancelled* Fat Lad At The Back - Big Fat Bike Ride*Cancelled* Fat Lad At The Back - Big Fat Bike RideIlkley, UK
  • Up to 160 km (99 miles)
  • From 40.00 GBP
  • Unknown Riders