A gaggle of college mates, referred to as the ‘Magnificent Seven’, are taking up a charity cycle problem from Might 22-28, 2022. By biking 1,000 miles from John O’Groats to Land’s Finish on a seven-seater bike they’re trying to interrupt a Guinness World File whereas elevating consciousness for charity, Cyclists Preventing Most cancers.
Cyclists Preventing Most cancers (CFC) is a nationwide UK kids’s charity, based in 2005 to present new light-weight bikes, tandems and specifically tailored trikes to kids and younger individuals residing with and past most cancers.
The riders intention to lift £50,000 for Cyclists Preventing Most cancers, enabling extra kids to take pleasure in biking –for psychological well being, train based mostly rehabilitation, and as an gratifying sociable exercise.
Weighing in at 200kg and with a median pace of six miles per hour, the riders’ seven-seater convention bike is designed to permit everybody to take a seat socially dealing with inwards in a circle, with six individuals pedalling whereas one particular person on the again steers.
The present Guinness World File for a similar route travelled on a convention bike was set in 2010, by a staff of 194 individuals taking up 28 days. ‘The Magnificent Seven’ intention to smash this file by finishing the problem in simply 7 days with 14 core riders.
Mike Grisenthwaite, CFC founder and CEO, sayid “We’re honoured that staff ‘Magnificent Seven’ have chosen to assist Cyclists Preventing Most cancers of their Guinness World File try.
“John O’Groats to Land’s Finish is an iconic long-distance cycle journey – and a troublesome endurance journey even on an ordinary bike, nevertheless it’s a fair larger problem on a seven-seater convention bike weighing in at 200kg.
“Their great fundraising effort will permit Cyclists Preventing Most cancers to assist extra kids and younger individuals residing with and past most cancers throughout the UK.”
Jeff Kapp, a ‘Magnificent Seven’ staff member, mentioned “I used to be identified with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2008. As an ex-elite bicycle owner there was no approach I used to be going to comply with the inventory ‘relaxation & take it straightforward’ recommendation.
“Because of Mike’s analysis, a ahead considering oncologist and a few very supportive biking buddies, I saved driving during my most cancers therapy and I’m assured that I got here by the opposite aspect in a a lot better approach due to the train.
“Most cancers is hard on adults, however a lot harder on children, so supporting CFC was a pure factor for me to do.”