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From Sea To Shining Sea to help Bloodwise!

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Simon Nicholl

Cycling 3500 miles solo from Seattle to Miami in 29 days...ouch! The plan is to raise funds for Bloodwise.

Raising money for
Bloodwise formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

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Donations accepted until 09-01-2017

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My name is Simon Nicholl and I'm a middle-aged, fair-weather, hill-avoiding, headwind-hating cyclist. Who likes a beer and a pie!
Thank you for visiting this page and especially so if you are able to donate: you'll be helping Bloodwise to help someone who is affected by blood cancer.
I know that we get pestered all the time to give to this-and-that, but this really is a cause worth getting behind and supporting.
All the very best,

Event details

Cycling. And then some more cycling.

Starting on Sunday 11th September, I'm cycling from Seattle to Miami solo and unsupported: that's 3500 miles going forward and 120,000 feet going up.
Each day will average 135 miles which is wee bit beyond my two-wheeled comfort zone. Just to add insult, I won't be able to shelter behind anyone in the inevitable headwinds and I'll be carrying about 15kgs of kit. And praying for no mechanicals either, hah-hah!
So not too much to worry about, right? Right!
If you really have got too much free-time/don't know any better, then please have a gander at my blog by clicking the link at the bottom of this page...yep, the one that says 'YouTube'!

Event date

11-September-2016 07:00  - 
09-October-2016 16:00

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Event is completed

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In memory of Mike Fell, a good friend and neighbour. Well done Simon in completing your ride in a good cause
Donation by Mike And Ann Workman
on 17-10-2016
Well done Simon! A great achievement for two very worthy charities.
Donation by Ron & Amanda Bilson
on 15-10-2016
In memory of Mike Fell.
Donation by Barry JAnonymous
on 15-10-2016
For our good friend and colleague Felly
Donation by Steve P.
on 13-10-2016
£7.50 gift aid
In memory of Mike Fell and some times and laughs at Lossie.
Donation by Val and Tony Perfect
on 13-10-2016
£7.50 gift aid
Amazing, Simon - well done on another fantastic feat!
Donation by La Beastesse
on 12-10-2016
£12.50 gift aid
Sterling effort Simon. Very well done. RIP Felly
Donation by Phil & Julia Handley
on 12-10-2016
£0.00 gift aid
As promised when you completed your epic journey.....Mrs F has added a notation to your nominated charity.
Donation by Gordon from Glasgow
on 11-10-2016
£5.00 gift aid
To the memory of Mike or, as I always knew him, Mick Fell. Congratulations Simon on completing the event and exceeding your target.
Donation by Sam Wheller
on 11-10-2016
£7.50 gift aid
Well done Si!
Donation by Mr & Mrs Jaffo
on 11-10-2016
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £4,448.00
Offline Donations: £289.00
Total Raised: £4,737.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £5,780.25

Donations closed

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