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New Cycle Rides for Summer 2013!

Three exciting new rides will take place on 11th August 2013 that will form part of the Bike for Bobby Cycle Sportive.

Riders can choose from a selection of  3 distances including  a 40 mile, 70 mile & a full distance 125 mile cycle challenge that will start from outside St James’ Park, home of Newcastle United and will head off on beautiful routes through Northumberland.

Entry fees start from £23 and will include comprehensively marked routes, mechanical assistance, first aid, feed stations and electronic chip timing and finishers t-shirt. All riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

With the 3 distances on offer, this will be the perfect event for the seasoned sportive regular and a great introduction for newcomers yet to enter their first cyclosportive.

Bike For Bobby | Cycle Sportive.

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A north east water worker is gearing up for the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, although his football loyalty lies with the Black Cats.

Rob Mewes, a Northumbrian Water employee from Washington, is planning a 324 mile charity cycle by circling the organisation’s famous Kielder Reservoir, not once or twice but an astonishing twelve times later this year.

The largest man made lake in northern Europe boasts a 27 miles shoreline and Rob’s mammoth ride is almost the equivalent length of the English Channel.

Since his father was diagnosed with the same condition as Sir Bobby in August 2010, Rob (33) has been determined to tackle the marathon distance over the course of three days.

via Cycling around Kielder Resivoir twelve times in aid of charity | Visit Northumberland | Visit Northumberland Blog.

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