Scott Bader UK cycle to Scott Bader France in 24 hours for charity
At 9.30am on the 21st of June a team from Scott Bader UK will attempt to ride from Scott Bader UK, Wollaston to Scott Bader France, Amiens in 24 hours. The ride will cover a total of 268 miles with the aim of raising money for charities Restos du Cœur and Re-Cycle.
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The Scott Bader Team
Riders – Dave Toyer, Tony Clarke, Gary Carter, Chris Brooke, Aaron Smith and Charlie Jenkins
Support – Julian Ord-Hume, Tony Sibcy
Restaurants de Coeur aims to help and provide voluntary assistance to the poor, especially in the food sector through access to free meals, and by participation in their social and economic integration, as well as in any action against poverty in all its forms.
Re-Cycle is a UK charity committed to improving life prospects through the provision of cheap, sustainable transport in Africa. Transport and development go hand-in-hand. Virtually everything traded, must be transported, and almost everyone needs wheels to get to work or school. Simple, affordable transport generates income opportunities in developing countries, as well as saving lots of time and back-breaking work. In Britain, millions of bikes are thrown away or lie unused in sheds, whilst many people in Africa have no access to transport of any kind. People spend hours each day walking to collect water, firewood or to access health care, schools and employment. A bicycle lightens this burden and dramatically improves their well-being as well as work and education opportunities helping to bring social change. A bicycle cuts travel time to a fraction and can carry passengers and heavy loads.