The Rotary Dorset Bike Ride

To Enter

8th September 2019 - 8 Routes 10 miles to 108 miles

Rotary Club of Westbourne

Charity No 1111184

Sponsors play a vital part in helping us promote the event and helping with the cost of holding the event.

The following sponsors have already agreed to help us in our bike ride:

Cyclexperience have again kindly donated a bike (up to the value of £400) which will be used in a prize draw for every entrant that raises £400 or more in sponsorship. In addition they are providing additional prizes for a prize draw for all riders that raise at least £50 in sponsorship.

Cyclexperience Ltd has been around for nearly 20 years renting and selling quality cycle bikes and kit to suit all abilities and budgets.  There are 4 shops and the newest unit in Wareham has been at the train station for 3 years with a seasonal hire centre at Norden park and ride for a little longer.  The shop currently opens 7 days a week stocking bikes from Cube, Giant, genesis and Ridgeback along with most major accessory brands.  The busy workshop repairs all makes, does all manner of repairs from fork servicing to bike in a box mail order builds although if you prefer, you can select a product off the Cyclexperience website, with a price match promise and convenient store collection where the bike will be assembled and setup expertly for safety and warranty validity.

Visit or call 01929 556601 or pop in to see Graham the manager to join the growing band of loyal customers who receive regular discounts on repeat sales.


Bloorhomes have provided a great deal of funding which has paid for all of our expenses allowing all the money we take in riders registration fees to go to charity.

The Bloor Group began building houses over 45 years ago and today is one of the largest privately owned house-building groups in the UK, building in excess of two thousand homes each year. They are known for their unique approach to building, only placing new homes for sale in carefully selected areas. To Bloorhomes, it is never about just the bricks and mortar. It's everything.

Springfield Country Hotel and Spa

The Leisure Club and Spa have donated 6 free six month memberships worth £290 each. All you need to do is raise at least £300 to be entered into the monthly prize draw for one of these great prizes. See full details our fundraising page

The following sponsors have agreed to help with some of our other costs:

Longthorns Campsite provide their fantastic grounds and facilities for the event.

Corbens the Estate Agent in Swanage

The Dorset Golf and country Club

Humphries Kirk Solicitor

Sainsburys of Wareham

Tesco’s of Dorchester

The Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC)

Who provide interns to give massages to the riders before and after their ride.

We are always looking for other organisations, businesses or individuals who wish to help us in different ways, either by direct funding so that all the money we raise goes to Cancer Research, or by providing items to help promote the event

It is a great opportunity for low cost advertising and enhancing your image in the community whilst helping a very worthwhile cause.

Our bike ride attracts hundreds of cyclists who in turn, reach hundreds of sponsors.

If you can help the Rotary Dorset Bike ride for Cancer Research with sponsorship please contact Sue Burnett on 01202 315749 or send us a message through the contact link on this website.

Other Supporters

NRJ Cycles Bike care made easy.

Purbeck Peloton Cycle club

Dorset Holiday Lets at

Dorset Cycle Network

CTC Wessex

Pedals Cycle Centre Limited

Samways and Son

Ride Poole

Bicycle-World Poole

Sandbanks Ferry

Our Sponsors from 2016

Company Sponsorship Opportunities

We welcome new company sponsors for our event.

The Rotary Dorset Bike ride has already raised over £260,000 for Cancer Research UK in just the five years we have run the event. With your support, along with others we hope to substantial increase this total.

Last year the event attracted 730 riders who rode one of 68routes varying between 10 and 108 miles. This year we hoping to attract between 800-1000 riders.

The event is advertised by numerous posters as well handing out 10,000 flyers at other cycle or Cancer Research events.  We also have extensive local newspaper and radio coverage.

We have designed and are selling a special cyclist jersey with our sponsors name and logo. These are always very popular with cyclists and will be worn at numerous other events.

The event will give your company a great opportunity to be seen supporting the Dorset local community as well as a great cause, while providing you with a great PR and Marketing exercise.

Below are the details concerning next year’s sponsorship levels:

level 1 Gold:-  £500-£1000 depending upon size of company

 Name and logo on advertising posters and flyers (10,000)

 To have a presence at the start/finish and/or have one of your banners or flags.

 Name on all press releases before and after the event

 Name and logo on Cycle jersey and T-shirt

 Plus additional advertising as shown in the silver and bronze levels below.

Level 2 Silver :- Sponsorship £250

 Name and logo on the event’s joining instructions (700-1000)

 Name and Logo on front page of our web site (over 8000 hits last year)

 Plus additional advertising as shown in the bronze level below

Level 3 Bronze Sponsorship £100

 Name on web site (over 8000 hits last year)

 Name announced at start of the event

If your organization would like to participate in next year’s event as a sponsor, or would like further information please contact Sue Burnett on 01202 315749.

Thank you for your time and consideration.