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Yes - it's true!  We have set ourselves the challenge of completing the entire Tour de France route this summer, riding each Stage the day before the professionals.  It's something we've both always wanted to do, and with the Tour starting in the UK this year, (Leeds), and with two British contenders for the Title, (no, not us...), this is the year to do it.

We both have experience of long-distance cycling, but this is by far the biggest challenge we have ever taken on. Now our combined ages exceed a century it's high time we got on our bikes and did it. 

Our aim is to finish the 2100 mile course in less than twice the time it will take the pros. 

We are long-time supporters of the RSPB, whose new campaign message, 'Give Nature a Home', sums up what we endeavour to achieve on our organic farm in West Dorset. 

 

Raising money for

RSPB

RSPB

Charity Registration No. England and Wales 207076, Scotland SC037654

The RSPB is the country’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again.

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Charity Registration No. England and Wales 207076, Scotland SC037654

Donations 19

What a great achievement and hopefully more can be raised for the RSPB

Donation by Sue & Mike Morse on 14/08/14

Well done Peter and Martin. A great achievement. We are very proud of you.

Donation by Martin's Mum and Dad on 05/08/14

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

I remember being beyond impressed about half way through, and am struggling to find to next level of impressed-ness! Well done seems feeble - bloody well done is more in the right direction.

Donation by Rod on 28/07/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Pete - we've enjoyed your daily blogs. A really fantastic achievement - hope you had time and energy to actually enjoy the experience.

Donation by I&H on 28/07/14

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Gillian Lynch on 21/07/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Keep drinking that organic milk to speed you along!

Donation by Adam Westaway on 21/07/14

£68.00

+ £17.00 Gift Aid

Jane tells me you're doing well - keep going Martin!

Donation by Caroline, Mark and Isaac on 19/07/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Heard lots about your fantastic venture from Ali in York on Thursday. Brilliant effort and most worthwhile cause, Julie and Les

Donation by Julie Stobbs on 19/07/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Tour de France ... Tour de Force more like! A Blessing "May the rain be always behind you ... and the tarmac always beneath you." Ride like the wind, david & vicky.x

Donation by david&vicky on 18/07/14

We really enjoyed having you all to stay with us at the start of your bike ride. We hope the French bits go well, an amazing undertaking!

Donation by Dave and Jenny Robertson on 10/07/14

Enjoying your blog as you follow the Tour de France route. Both of you must be cracked! Good luck and I hope you both succeed.

Donation by Anonymous on 09/07/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Hey - a brilliant piece of sheer madness! Looking forward to hosting you for the Cambridge stage and wishing you a great Tour.

Donation by Gareth Morgan on 23/05/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

When it all gets too much, I recommend stopping for a glass of Pastis! Best of luck with it.

Donation by T from Halstock on 23/05/14

£120.00

+ £30.00 Gift Aid

Best of luck with your amazing ride. Keep pedalling!

Donation by A good friend on 02/05/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Best of Luck - it's a great challenge to take on.

Donation by George and Rosemary Bate on 25/04/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Good luck!

Donation by Chris Luddington on 19/04/14

£10.00

Hi Pete, I'd just like to echo the sentiments of a previous donor-bonkers, but good luck. A good cause, but don't overdo it up those mountain roads.

Donation by Mike & Liz Cleeter on 16/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck, Pete, but you are quite clearly insane...

Donation by Rebecca Morland on 11/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 27/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£848.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£848.00
  • Gift Aid£209.50

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