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Deerness Valley Cycling Group taking part in Le Tour de Co-op on 18th June 2017.

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The ride will start at Broompark Picnic Area and route will include a number of local co-op stores from Ushaw Moor, Esh Winning, Langley Park, Newton Hall, Sherburn Village, Wheatley Hill, Wingate, Bowburn, Brandon and back to Ushaw.

In association with the Co-op and British Red Cross – Tackling loneliness and isolation.
ENTRY is free, just either donate to cause and/or raise money via sponsor forms.
Approximately 55 miles in mainly B roads.

DOWNLOAD route STRAVA https://www.strava.com/routes/7930573

Download and view route – http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=wwffvkjupdalfiyu

Sponsor forms DOWNLOAD https://goo.gl/nFXuJ4

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Think  The Beast Cycle Sportive is tough,, try riding it on a bike like this.

James William Chappell

James William Chappell

James William Chappell was reputedly the first person in Durham County to own a bicycle with pneumatic tyres. He is seen here with the machine he rode to London back in 1890.

via Ushaw Moor Historical Website – James William Chappell.

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