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NEWS 12th May 2017

David Lain to cycle in the L'Etape du Tour!

Bike 4 Cancer - About Us

Set up by a team of cycling enthusiasts, all of whom have lost a family member or a friend to cancer, Bike 4 Cancer is primarily a provider of days out and short-breaks for British families affected by cancer.

We also make grants to UK based care institutions and support research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. cycling) and how it can help with cancer prevention and recovery.

David takes on the L'Etape du Tour to raise funds for Bike 4 Cancer!

On the 16 July 2017 David Lain will leave to take on the epic cycle challenge L'Etape du Tour in aid of Bike 4 Cancer.

The L'Étape du Tour is one of the hardest one-day cycling events in the world.

Every year around 13,000 lucky riders get the chance to ride a mountain stage of the Tour de France, just a few days before the professional riders cover the same route.

Always run on one of the rest days of the Tour de France, the L'Étape du Tour is run on closed roads and has the same support cars and police outriders as the actual Tour.

Now it's David's turn to take part in this awesome challenge!

Commenting on his challenge, David said:

"Okay, so it's a long way and quite hilly. Some Alpine Cols en route. The Tour de France tries it a few days later. (I should have finished by then. I hope!)

But I'm doing it all for a great cause.

I want to raise some money for bike4cancer. They're a specialist cancer charity with a sporting focus. They provide relief from the difficulties of living with cancer - through respite days and short-breaks for British families, some of which are cycling related. They make grants to UK based care institutions and support research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. cycling) and how it can help both prevent cancer and assist in recovery post diagnosis.

From personal experience I know how cycling can play a key part when recovering from illness. And I think this cause to raise some cash 4 cancer, and this challenge, is a fantastic way to support their ongoing work.

I hope you'll choose to pledge some sponsorship for me at this year's L'Etape du Tour 2017!"

Lots of thanks in advance,
David

Please sponsor David and leave your words of encouragement below. Thank you!


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CAMPAIGN INFORMATION

Total raised so far

£581


Donors & messages of support

£20

+ £5.00
Gift Aid
Bien joué p'tit!
From Mark Tucker

£25

+ £6.25
Gift Aid
no message
From Miss C R McEvoy

£30

+ £7.50
Gift Aid
All the best David - great cause and what a ride ! Have a beer in Briancon for me.
From MR Andrew Kaczor

£10

+ £2.50
Gift Aid
Goodluck David
From Mr Shane FitzPatrick

£50

+ £12.50
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Silly bicycle man. Good luck to you !
From T F KNIGHT

£21
I know you'll win. So cancer will be down.
From GEISMAR

£15

+ £3.75
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Fly like the wind
From k j Mcenery

£20

+ £5.00
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Fantastic thing to do for an amazing cause. As they say "break a leg!", but in this case don't. 🤣 Good luck. 💖 The Kidds. Xxxx
From Mrs m sarkozi kidd

£40

+ £10.00
Gift Aid
Good luck for a good cause. I hope it's an enjoyable ride and not too painful on the legs.
From Jason Hickmott

£20

+ £5.00
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You must be a tad mad, but wishing you Bonne Chance!! Hope you come back with le maillot jaune :)
From V PONTICQ

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Total raised £721.26 including £140.00 Gift Aid
Gift Aid values are estimated tax reclaimed
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