Cyclists get on their bikes for charities

A group of 17 cyclists from the town used pedal power to raise money for the Escape Youth Cafe and Joining Jack. The hardly bunch set off from Workington on Saturday at 10am heading for Hawick as part of the Reivers Ride Charity Cycle. And despite a slight detour via Carlisle, they made it back to the Border Club at 5pm. They enjoyed a half-hour stop at Newcastleton where they were fed and watered by the Copshaw Kitchen. It was there that Border Club members Nick Powolny and Niall Armstrong joined in the 90-mile challenge. Nick said: 'The whole thing was really good. The weather wasn't bad, there was a nice wind behind us.'
A group of 17 cyclists from the town used pedal power to raise money for the Escape Youth Cafe and Joining Jack. The hardly bunch set off from Workington on Saturday at 10am heading for Hawick as part of the Reivers Ride Charity Cycle. And despite a slight detour via Carlisle, they made it back to the Border Club at 5pm. They enjoyed a half-hour stop at Newcastleton where they were fed and watered by the Copshaw Kitchen. It was there that Border Club members Nick Powolny and Niall Armstrong joined in the 90-mile challenge. Nick said: 'The whole thing was really good. The weather wasn't bad, there was a nice wind behind us.'
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A group of 17 cyclists from the town used pedal power to raise over £1,200 for the Escape Youth Cafe and Joining Jack.

The hardy bunch set off from Workington on Saturday at 10am heading for Hawick as part of the Reivers Ride Charity Cycle. And despite a slight detour via Carlisle, they made it back to the Border Club at 5pm. They enjoyed a half-hour stop at Newcastleton where they were fed and watered by the Copshaw Kitchen. It was there that Border Club members Nick Powolny and Niall Armstrong joined in the 90-mile challenge on a tandem bicycle.

Nick said: “The whole thing was really good. The weather wasn’t bad, there was a nice wind behind us. Special thanks to Border Cycles for the loan of the tandem.”