Guernsey bicyclists flock to the Rock to Rocque bike ride in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice

May 29th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The fine mist on a dull Sunday morning didn’t deter a large turn out for the Rock to Rocque bicycle circumnavigation of Guernsey to raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice.

The North Beach registration tent was busy for the start of Les Bourgs Hospice Rock to Rocque bicycle ride (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The damp weather didn't put people off (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Guernsey Bicycle Group offered a free bicycle clinic (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Andy Linehan, Rollo de Sausmarez, and Francis Paul manned the Guernsey Bicycle Group bike clinic to allow Rock to Rocque participants to make sure their bicycles were in good working order for the journey around Guernsey.

Ian Brown's 30/30 Challenge team in their pink shirts ready to begin the Rock to Rocque bicycle ride (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

30/30 Challenge participants took part in the Rock to Rocque bike ride

Ian Brown’s Cycle shop 30/30 Challenge is in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice.  Thirty bicyclists cycle for an hour each day for thirty days.

30/30 Challenge participant Simon Hancock was given a leaflet by Rollo de Sausmarez, Guernsey Bicycle Group secretary, about the GBG Bike-a-Thon on 18 June 2011 at Delancey Park (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Guernsey Bicycle Group (GBG) has organised a Bike-A-Thon on 18 June 2011.  Up to 25 sponsored teams will take part in the sponsored bicycle ride at the Delancey Park cycle track from 2 pm to 5 pm.  The event is in aid of Fight for Sight.  For more information contact Rollo de Sausmarez on 07781 144 144 or email gbgbikeathon @ gmail.com

Lenny Lenfestey with his lean machine ready to ride from Rock to Rocque (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Guernsey knights were geared up for the Rock to Rocque challenge (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Family groups on their way past Havelet Bay (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Two children in the trailer enjoy the ride (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

A group of 30-30 Challenge bicyclists begin the ascent of Val des Terres (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

30-30 Bicycle challenge participants ride from Rock to Rocque (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Two 30-30 participants tackle the Val des Terres ascent on a tandem (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

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