Guernsey Bicycle Group organises Guernsey Bike-a-thon 2011 in aid of Fight for Sight

April 25th, 2011 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

As part of Bike Week 2011 from 18 to 26 June the Guernsey Bicycle Group is launching a fund raising event in aid of the charity Fight for Sight.

Up to 25 sponsored teams will take part in a “Bike-a-thon” at the cycle track at Delancey Park from 2 pm to 5 pm on Saturday 18 June 2011.

(click on logo to download Guernsey Bike-A-Thon poster as PDF file to your computer)

The event will be open to teams of up to six members of all ages and genders. As we’ll be raising money for Fight For Sight, it is also hoped to include a section for tandems, with an opportunity for visually impaired “Stokers”.

If you would like to know more about the event or wish to register a team to take part please contact Rollo de Sausmarez on 07781 144 144 or gbgbikeathon @ or Francis Paul on 263427 or bijou @

(click on poster to expand - to download poster to computer click on Guernsey bike-a-thon logo above)

The Guernsey Bicycle Group (GBG) exists for the benefit of all by encouraging the use of bicycles and other environmentally friendly forms of transport to reduce the adverse effects of the internal combustion engine. GBG is a voluntary group working for the community.

Our Objectives are:

  • to promote improved facilities for cyclists and walkers;
  • to encourage the community to embrace sustainable forms of transport;
  • to support measures to promote cycling and walking as well as public transport and car sharing;
  • to co-ordinate and focus the efforts of individuals and other groups that share our aims.
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