Category: Cycling

Moving in the right direction

Seven intrepid gents from creative digital agency Special Moves took to their bikes to raise money for Friendship Works as part of the Moonriders challenge, a 100km bike ride through the night. John, Jonic, Andy, Marlon, Gavin, Ciaran and Simon met at Alexandra Palace on the evening of Saturday 30 June to prepare for the challenge ahead. After starting at 10.30pm they battled wind, rain and numerous flat tyres to…
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Teams cycle 300 kilometres in 3 days to raise 300k for children in London

From 29-31 July 2012, three teams of riders took part in Les Trois Étapes, the ultimate pro-am cycle challenge, to generate funds for Friendship Works. Les Trois Étapes is an extreme three-day race event to test the stamina, skill and endurance of cycling enthusiasts by putting them through three gruelling stages of the Tour de France. Each stage consists of flat, uphill and downhill sections. Each amateur team was accompanied…
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Les Trois Étapes: a French challenge for Friendship Works

From 29-31 July 2012, three teams of riders will take part in the ultimate cycle challenge to raise funds for Friendship Works. Les Trois Étapes. Tour de France winner 2008, Carlos Sastre, will lead a team of 15 cyclists on three alpine stages of the Tour de France. They will climb the most iconic Alpine routes in one of cycling’s most difficult and exciting challenges. The team has been training hard…
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Cyclists take on gruelling Tour de France style race for Friendship Works

A team of cyclists will be taking on three stages of the Tour De France in a gruelling challenge through the Alps alongside 2008 Tour de France winner Carlos Sastre. The event, called Trois Étapes, takes place from 29 to 31 July and is hoping to raise £250,000 for Friendship Works, the UK Partner Charity of the London Stock Exchange Group. Rider Chris Milner said: “A few of us have…
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Legs of steel supporters plan fundraising for 2012

Friendship Works London-Paris Cycling Team took to their bikes again on Saturday 17 September 2011, to take on the Legs of Steel challenge. This cyclosportive event needs stamina and determination, with 81km and 1600m of climbing up eight major hills in Surrey. Despite these thigh-burning climbs our team did themselves proud, with an array of gold medals to prove it. After the event the team got together for lunch to…
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Friendship Works supporters cycle London to Paris

www.londres-paris.com Well done to the team of cyclists who cycled from Hampton Court to Paris to raise a whopping £250k for Friendship Works. At a gruelling 520km over three days, this was an epic journey. A huge thank you from Friendship Works goes out to: Chris Milner, Kevin Connors, David Kingdon Jones, Cassra Schahbasi, Marcel Koebeli, Matt McDermott, Russell Stocker, Alexander Blanchard, Michael Williams, Chris Ruell, Alexie Shaw, Max Ramirez,…
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