Everything tagged with charity

Discussion: Edinburgh to Dublin 12-15 September

  emerge poverty free believe that nobody should have to live in poverty for a lifetime, so we are hatching big plans that will help millions. It only takes a small start to change a lot: even with just six hard working staff – plus t...

Discussion: 1000km across Poland in 9 days - from the mountains to the coast - to support Polish hospices 13-21 July 2013

This unique ride crosses the whole country, taking in historic cities, rural villages and the beautiful Baltic coast.  Cycle 1000km in 9 days. 80 – 130km per day for nine days is a great challenge, but within reach for any amateur cy...

Blog post: Blind Independence Greenwich wants to offer tandem cycling experiences to wider audience

Local support charity Blind Independence Greenwich (BIG) has added tandems to the list of projects it runs, enabling blind and partially sighted people to enjoy the joys of cycling. One of the first rides organised by BIG was a tandem ride alon...

Discussion: Ride a section of the Olympic road race route with Ganet's North Downs Adventure

  Ganet's North Downs Adventure Sunday 24 June 2012 Start location: Molesey Lock, off Hurst Road, Hampton Court KT8 9AW   Our 46 mile loop starts and finishes close to Hampton Court, location of this year's Olympic cycling time ...

Discussion: Maternity Worldwide – Brighton to Paris Bike Ride - 22nd to 26th August 2012

Maternity Worldwide – Brighton to Paris Bike Ride - 22nd to 26th August 2012 All roads lead to the Eiffel Tower and the heart of Paris as we embark on this popular Brighton to Paris Challenge over three days cycling an average of 50 miles...

Discussion: Beach to Beach Ride for Asthma UK

Asthma UK's Beach to Beach Bike ride is a 2 day cycling event from Bournemouth to Brighton taking place from Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th May 2012.  Travel over 140 miles through the beautiful New Forest and South Downs before the final ...

Blog post: London cyclist to conquer Alps in memory of Dalston lorry victim Dan Cox

Himself recovering from a serious hit and run 18 months ago, London cyclist Daniel Barnes is riding the Etape du Tour on 11 July in memory of his close friend Dan Cox, killed by a left-turning lorry at Dalston Junction in February 2011. We're fla...

Blog post: 150-mile cycle ride visits all London football clubs

An epic 150-mile charity cycle ride to all 22 football stadia in London brought together an unlikely bunch of people. 151 miles London to Barnsley, as the crow flies 18 hours 3162ft climb/descent Equivalent to going up and down Scafell, Eng...

Blog post: 19,000km bike ride for Help for Heroes

Simon and his bike.   Simon Perry, 29 year old Brit based in Madrid, is embarking on a 10 month bike ride to raise money for Help for Heroes, a charity offering direct support to members of the armed services who have been injured in th...

Blog post: Cycle all 22 football grounds in Greater London in one day

On Saturday 5 June, ball and bike lovers will cycle to every football ground within the M25. From the mighty Thurrock FC to Premiership champions Chelsea, from Barnet’s Underhill to Arsenal’s Emirates, finishing at the beacon of Britis...