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70 mile charity ride for 81 year old Pete

Peter Hambley, a lifelong racing and touring cyclist will attempt to ride from Newcastle-under-Lyme cenotaph to the RAF station at Cosford and back on Saturday the 3rd of June.

A former apprentice and retired engineering manager at Michelin Tyre Co. he hopes to complete the 70 mile ride in 10 hours.

Peter knew Tommy Godwin at various stages of his life; in 1956 Tommy was Chairman of the NCU at the same time as Peter was Secretary. Peter and Tommy would also meet frequently as opposing team members of racing rivals Stone Wheelers and Saint Christopher’s Catholic Cycling Club. In later years, Tommy and Peter would both work at the Michelin tyre factory in Stoke.

Peter’s charity ride is planned to pass through rural Staffordshire taking in the villages of Swynnerton, Ellenhall, Ranton, Gnosall, Church Eaton, High Onn, Blymhill, Ivetsy Bank, Bishop’s Wood, Boscobel, Cosford, Weston under Lizard and Tonge.

If you would like to offer your support or simply to read more about his challenge, please visit his justgiving page:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Peter-Hambley

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