May 2012 - UK Coast to Coast

Sunday 20 12:00 AM - Wednesday 23 May 2012 12:00 AM


May 2012 - UK  Coast to Coast

May 2012 - UK Coast to Coast
The 10th Anniversary Ride - in aid of...

Aldeburgh RNLI

2012 will be the 5th 'May ride' and the 10th Anniversary Ride for BOAB. Nearly 400 miles in 4 days, from the coast of the relatively flat county of Suffolk, to the undulating Cotswolds and Wye Valley, then through the relentless hills and mountains of mid Wales, heading to the coast at Borth, near Aberystwyth.

Our route will start and finish at RNLI stations.
Our Route...

Day 1, May 27th Aldeburgh RNLI to Comberton, nr Cambridge - 95 miles

Day 2, May 28th - Comberton to Stratford Upon Avon - 105 miles

Day 3, May 29th - Stratford Upon Avon to Three Cocks, Wales - 89 miles

Day 4, May 30th - Three Cocks to Borth RNLI - 89 miles

(see below for embedded Garmin route details)


'The One Hit Ride'

Incorporated within the 'May Ride' will be the 'One Hit Ride'...Having completed 2 Canada to Mexico's, 1 USA Coast to Coast and 4 'May Rides', Bobby on a Bike founder, Neil Smith, will attempt to cycle the 'May Ride' route in one go! Neil will be joined on this huge test of endurance, by Rob Bryan and Jeff Cribb. They will assist with support on the first day of the May ride, then return to the start, where, at Sunset on Day 2 they will begin their non-stop ride from Aldeburgh to Borth on the Welsh coast.

Not wanting to take anything away from the riders taking part in the challenge of the May Ride, Neil says, "In the 10th Anniversary year of Bobby on a Bike, I need to challenge myself beyond any way I have before, I know I can ride the May Ride, what I don't know, is if I can do it in one go."

The RNLI link...






We'd like to say thanks to Integrated Control Solutions for a
donation towards the charity, and, towards allowing
Bobby on a Bike to continue their great fundraising work.

We would also like to thank the following for contributing to funding additional
motorcycle support for this years May Ride;

Hallwood Training Services

and

Gregg Flatt Cars, Ipswich

Our route for the May Ride.....

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