Welcome to Bike4Charity

Bike4Charity is a unique UK not-for-profit company, where the sole aim is to enjoy the pleasure of a bicycle whilst promoting various charities and inspiring others to get active. We run bespoke charity cycle rides as well as having an extremely active team who frequently head out on their own trips! Currently we are completing our 2015 Budapest to London charity ride - follow our progress below and don't forget to read more by following the links above!

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Latest blog posts

2000km on the road – in Bruges
August 6, 2015

Fuelled by McDonald’s (when aren’t we?) we negotiated slippy cobbled streets and headed out of Strasbourg and towards the town of Saverne. It was good to be back on the road: legs rested, kit less disgusting and Gail fixed.  From there we enjoyed flowing French D roads, cheap wine and the amazing hospitality of others […]

I’ll start with some stats: we’ve just reached France having covered 1283.24 kilometres, ascended 5371m and burnt 35,000 calories each since we left Budapest 12 days ago.     Having reached Germany it was evident to ourselves and those around us (within about 20m) that quite simply, we stank. A hostel was duly located and booked […]

The places in between
July 22, 2015

       Good evening from Passau in southern Germany – it’s day 7 and we’re 650km into the trip. It’s been an eventful few days since the last blog! Let’s start back on day 3. Following our breakfast in Bratislava we rolled back onto the Eurovelo 6 toward the border with Austria, our third country […]

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3 days, 3 countries
July 18, 2015

Left Budapest early on day 1 and were greeted by a fairly difficult start with the first 20km taking us over 3 hours and nearly destroying our supply of inner tubes. Soon though we were on the open road heading towards Vac and the fantastic section of the path that heads west towards the border […]

The day after the night before
July 15, 2015

It was 3am. Alarms rang but we were already awake, with the task of getting 4 bikes and 3 people to Budapest in one piece in time for dinner. Luckily we managed and were soon sat at a local cafe for a decent sized lager and some chips.     Sadly this is the only photo […]

The blog post is merely a brief summary of some of the highlights of the London to Paris 24 Hour trip – a longer diary will emerge in due course! I thought a photo diary would be the best medium to really show you what the event looked like!   Starting the ride outside Her […]

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