The Friends Life Tour Ride with Mark Cavendish takes place on Sunday 5th October!

The Friends Life Tour Ride 2014  is now the official sportive of British and World Road Race Champion, Mark Cavendish, taking place in Stoke this Sunday!

If you haven’t already, you can still enter by clicking here. Entries close Friday 3rd October at Midday. 

There is a 50 mile or 100 mile route to choose from, giving you the chance to experience what its like to be a pro cyclist for the day. Both routes start and finish at the Leek Road campus of Staffordshire University. Both rides will take in the Staffordshire Moorlands and the Peak District, used by numerous Tour of Britain stages in the area.

 Mark Cavendish will be at the Friends Life Tour Ride, so you will get the chance to meet the world champion and ride alongside him! You will also pass through our Friends Life Tour of Britain finish straight and experience our 'cycle village'. This is a great opportunity to get a taste of what it's like to be a pro cyclist, whether you take on the challenge with friends, family or colleagues.

All the details can be found on the Tour Ride website, with updates and latest news on Twitter.

Don't forget to have a read through of the rider manual, giving you all the essential on the day information.