Alpe D'Huez - Mont Ventoux Cycle Challenge 2017

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016.

bbyz imageSte Pritchard, CEO at Matrix247, with support from top Lancashire Race Team Chronomaster, has organised a challenging charity cycle event which will see a group of 40 courageous cyclist's cycle 570 miles and tackle 63,000ft altitude across the French Alps to raise money for two worthy charities; Blackburn Youth Zone and Rosemere Cancer Foundation. 

Prior to the event, riders will receive tailored cycle training programs incorporating core-body conditioning and nutrition advice, devised specifically for this challenge by Team GB coaches at the Velodrome along with 1-2-1 mentoring from top Lancashire Race Team Chronomaster. There are regular team rides to help training progress. Receive equipment advice and support with heavy discounts at cycle stores. Also provides the chance to make long-lasting friendships with new cycling pals from businesses across Lancashire over the year of training, before setting out on the challenge united. 

The journey will see them cycle through 5 Cols of the Alps to Grenoble, then onward to the infamous Alpe D'Huez and after a further 7 Cols, reach the Giant of Provence Mont Ventoux, before the most stunning cycle through Gorges De La Nesque.

"The response to this epic challenge has been simply amazing. From seasoned riders to those getting into the saddle for the very first time. With the help and support from top Lancashire race team Team Chronomaster, we will take 30 challengers on a journey over the next 12-18 months to train within their abilities culminating in an unforgettable cycling adventure. We are now looking for the final 6 riders to join the team" 

- Stephen Pritchard, CEO, Matrix247

Cyclists of all abilities are invited to join the event at a cost of £1,250 (to cover expenditures) and pledge to raise a minimum of £250 in sponsorship. For more information about this Cycle Challenge or to book your place visit www.cycle-the-alps.co.uk or call Mia FREE on 08000 740 247.

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