Hundreds come out to cheer on cyclists in the Great Weston Ride

PUBLISHED: 16:00 21 July 2016

Great Weston Ride.

Great Weston Ride.

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Thousands of cyclists turned out on Sunday to take part in the annual Great Weston Ride.

Beginners and experienced cyclists were invited to ride in the one-day event.

Starting at Long Ashton Park, near Bristol, cyclists rode 53 miles to Weston-super-Mare seafront where hundreds of people cheered them over the finish line.

Event organiser Darren McKimm said: “We had a mixture of people and bikes out to raise money for their own charities as well as the official charity, Prostate Cancer UK.”

Last year, the ride raised more than £130,000 and Darren hopes to beat that this year.


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