My Pedal to Paris Ride!

 

Those of you who have been loyally following ‘The Awesome Hen’ will know that at in 2014 I had a sudden rush of blood to the head & signed up for the Royal British Legion’s Pedal to Paris 2014 Bike Ride .

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Nearly 300 cyclists gathered at Greenwich

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysrMJjG_ANk

to start the ride and we all finished at the Arc de Triomphe 4 days later.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT_0TktHNIU

 

Look! They gave me a medal!

(no-one’s ever given me a medal before in my life!)

pedal to paris medal

 

& a certificate!

Pedal2Pariscertificate Liberty Hen

 

Actually though, of course it is all of my kind sponsors and supporters who should have the plaudits. You all enabled me to raise £6,000 for The Royal British Legion in memory of WLS.

It was one of the very best experiences of my life; I loved every minute! Without your fantastic support, I could not have done it and I thank all of you very much indeed.

By looking on the web-site of the Royal British Legion, or by looking at the quick summary below, you can see how the charity uses money raised in donations to improve the lives of servicemen and their families.

 

British Legion sponsorship money

By looking at my blog below, you can read about my efforts to learn to ride a bike properly and  (LOL) turn myself into a long distance cyclist.

 

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Yours encouraging anyone who’s thinking about doing something similar to go ahead and do it – it was fabulous!

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Pedal2Paris Sponsors & Supporters – A Big Thank you!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Cycling from London to Paris for WLS & the Royal British Legion | 2 comments

Pedal2Paris Sponsors & Supporters – A Big Thank you!

Lady Liberty learns how the Poppy Funds are distributed!

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Pedal2Paris Day 3!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Castle Coop News, Cycling from London to Paris for WLS & the Royal British Legion | 0 comments

Pedal2Paris Day 3!

Lady Liberty cycles from Abbeville to Beauvais

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Pedal2Paris Day 2!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Castle Coop News, Cycling from London to Paris for WLS & the Royal British Legion | 2 comments

Pedal2Paris Day 2!

Lady Liberty cycles from Calais to Abbeville

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Total Panic!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Castle Coop News, Cycling from London to Paris for WLS & the Royal British Legion | 4 comments

Total Panic!

Lady Liberty begins to hyperventilate!

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