Cycle a Difference News
Matt Williams, the first rider from the Midlands to sign up for the 2013 ride, is working all hours as he prepares to open his new shop ‘Run & Ride’ near Cannock Chase, but in spite of this he is finding time to train for the Cycle a Difference challenge ride and to fundraise. Matt […]
Peak Hill and onwards!
Training Ride – Peak Hill and onwards!! Deniz Erkan a London Cycle a Difference rider joined ride team captain Luke Humphreys for a training ride before the Turf Locks barbecue. A quick 27 miles before breakfast and a punishing 20% climb up Peak Hill was a great warm up for a more relaxed and sociable […]
Turf Locks Barbecue
Family Fun Barbecue & Jazz into the night! The Exeter Cycle a Difference riders were joined by London and Harrogate riders for a family fundraising barbecue at Turf Locks pub alongside Exeter canal and the River Exe. The pub is one of the few in the country that cannot be accessed by car and in […]
Rain, Mud & Cake!
Fundraising at the June Wiggle Mountain Mayhem! The Exeter –Cycle-a-Difference riders are pulling out all out to raise their ride sponsorship – their cake stall was the highlight of a very wet weekend! It takes more than rain and mud, mud and more mud to dampen the spirits of our intrepid riders. Rob, Kate and […]
Mike Hall does it!
Mike Hall breaks the Record! Mike’s epic journey makes the national and international press – we like this article the best! http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/round-the-world-in-91-days-cyclist-rides-into-record-books-7815154.html
Mike Hall set to smash the record!
Mike is on target to smash the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by bicycle. The Guiness World Record stands at 106 days and Mike is looking to complete in 92 days! He left Greenwich on 18th February and is currently expecting to be back in England tomorrow, Monday 3rd June. His endurance […]
Exeter Fundraising Barbecue – 1st July
News ! Cycle a Difference – Exeter Fundraising Barbecue – BUY A TICKET! Team spirit in action! The Exeter based cyclists are going all out to raise sponsorship for Cycle a Difference. Join them for a Fun Family barbecue and lots more… Sunday 1st July from 12 pm at Turf Locks, Exeter. Turf Locks is […]
Mike Hall – Round the World Cycle Race – Week 6 (Click this title for full story)
It is now the end of week 6 of the Round the World Cycle Race. 10 riders set off from Greenwich Meridian to ride round the world in record time if they can. They have the 106 day target in their sights, and hope to be home for the Olympics. Leading the pack is Mike […]
Mike Hall – Round the World Race – Week 4
At the end of Week 4, Mike Hall has cycled over 6,000km, just ridden across India and is now cleaning and packing up his bike to fly into Australia for the next leg of his World Cycle Race. His stories of India will have to wait, but here in his own words are his adventures […]
Round the World Cycle Race – Week 1 – Mike Hall had a significant Lead (Click this title to read the full story)
At the end of the first week as at 6.27 a.m. GMT on Sunday 26th February Mike, had cycled 2,201 km an average of 275 km a day with an average speed of 22.01 kilometers per hour – at the time of writing this blog on Wednesday he has now covered over 3,000km! Mike is […]