Burnham Beeches Bike Ride 2016

Pur greatly popular annual ride around Burnham Beeches took place on Sunday 12th June 2016. The rain came down at the start of the event, but it failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the riders and marshals.

There wasre 18 marshals helping to keep the cyclists on the route and to give support.

Over 35 cyclists braved the showers, which dissipated throughout the day. With undampened spirits, all riders completed their chosen routes of 8, 15 or 20 miles. Reveiving their medals at the end along with water and some chocolate.

A group of 20 then had a lovely lunch at the Royal Oak puv in Farnham Common.

 

A great thank you to all who made this such a successful event and don't forget to get your sponsorship monies in as soon as you are able. You can make a donation by cloickong on the link below.

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Lion President Phil abd ride organiser Lion John. Publicity shot prior to the event

Lion President Phil (left) abd ride organiser Lion John. Publicity shot prior to the event

Marshals and early arriving cyclists shelter from the shower

Marshals and early arriving cyclists shelter from the shower

 

 More arrive despite the rain

More arrive despite the rain

 

The Burnham Youth Club posse 

The Burnham Youth Club posse

Safety first. Cyclists have briefing

Safety first. Cyclists have briefing

Young cyclists are all ready to go

Young cyclists are all ready to go

The 15 and 20 mile riders start first

The 15 and 20 mile riders start first

Lions Iain rushes out of the way of cyclist Lion John

Lions Iain rushes out of the way of cyclist Lion John

The first half of the Burnham Youth Club keenly set off

The first half of the Burnham Youth Club keenly set off

On your marks

On your marks

Ready,   Go! Off last but by no means least

Ready,   Go! Off last but by no means least, except for Lion President Phil the photographer, who now has to catch up with his 20 miler buddies!

All back safely abd wearing their medals with pride

All back safely abd wearing their medals with pride

Youth Club leader Joe is put in the lielight

Youth Club leader Joe is put in the lielight

PRIDE IN THE COMMUNITY

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