Tales from the road

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 […]

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 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 […]

The Final Build-up
March 29, 2014

With less than two weeks to go before our premier event launches and sees a Team of 6 riders embarking on their 24 hour journey from London to Paris, we caught up with a couple of them to see how their final preparations are coming together! “Having completed 850 training miles in the 6 weeks […]

How to choose your touring adventure
March 9, 2014

We are starting big with this blog post – seeking to highlight some of the factors which have an impact on our choice of adventure. Obviously, this is hugely dependent on the individual, but I hope that there are still some relevant issues that arise regardless of your situation. I want some of the main […]

London to Paris Team Training Weekend
March 2, 2014

Last weekend we had our first get-together for our riders who have just over a month before they embark on their London to Paris in 24 hours venture! This was a great opportunity for riders to meet each other and get some brief practice in of riding in a group and learning about each other’s […]

L2P Rider – Jack’s Story so far…
February 14, 2014

So here is my first blog entry for the Bike4Charity London to Paris Charity Bike Ride. The date of the event is the 31st March which doesn’t leave me long to train and be ready for what is going to be a massive challenge, both mentally and physically. Not to mention the fact that I […]

Our Blog
February 10, 2014

This blog is our interpretation of what we find new and exciting in the world of cycling along with updates of what our athletes and events are up to. It is meant to be taken light-heartedly yet hopefully with some useful reviews of pieces of equipment and advice on many aspects of endurance riding. Before […]

Who are we?
January 31, 2014

Bike4Charity is a rapidly developing organisation that is going from strength to strength in offering charitable bike trips for our increasing number of supporters. We have huge ambitions for where we want the company to go in the next couple of years.  We are set to provide cyclists with an extensive network of services to […]