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CLOTHING SALE AND NEW VANELLI RANGE
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CYCLONES UPDATES - SEPTEMBER 2017
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Leicestershire Cyclo-Cross League Round 1
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Andy Parker - One Day Ahead 2017 challenge
08/06/2017

Round three of the Youth races at Milton Keynes
27/03/2017

Cyclones Spring Dates 2017- (Updated 11/05/2017)
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The Cyclones Winter Dates 2017 - ammended 30th Jan 2017
30/01/2017

Round 15 Central League Cyclocross - Misterton Madness - Welland Valley CC
30/01/2017

Round 14 Central Cyclocross League - Corley Cycles - MK Bowl
22/01/2017

Round 13 - Central League Cyclocross
19/01/2017

Welland Valley CC Boxing Day TT
30/12/2016

Bob's Funeral
11/12/2016

2016 Kettering CC Awards dinner.
11/12/2016

Andy Parker - One Day Ahead 2017 challenge

Ladies and Gentlemen

Next month, I am going to be taking part in my biggest ever challenge. I am joining former England footballer, Geoff Thomas and 6 other people to ride the whole of the Tour de France, one day ahead of the peloton of professional riders.
Our cause is dear to Geoff's heart. In 2003, he was diagnosed with Leukaemia and was supported by Professor Charles Craddock at Birmingham's world leading blood cancer centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Since then, Geoff has raised millions of pounds for the charity Cure Leukaemia.
This year, Geoff and 4 others are riding all three of cycling's Grand Tours in the three Tours Challenge. I am just doing one!

I have had to lose weight, and that has been really tough! I have lost a couple of stones from my peak and at least a stone from my good weight. There's more to come off over the next few weeks.
I am training hard. It is intense training. Not the sort of distance I thought I might need to cover (although next Saturday will be 170 - 200 miles), but have to stick to the plan, even in Las Vegas recently!

My ask
I would really, really appreciate any donation you can make to move the whole team forward on its journey - we are targeting raising £1m!
Please, if you can, make a donation to support an amazing charity and help the best scientists and clinicians in the world continue their advance towards finding a cure for Leukaemia.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/AndyParkerBeforeTheTour2017

We have had two brilliant quiz nights so far and I am going to be ritually humiliated at regular intervals in the office with the cake trolley, wearing various fancy dress clothing and getting a soaking, but personal donations would be really fantastic. Please remember to tick the gift aid box.
Many, many thanks.

Kind regards

Andy Parker
+44 (0) 7710 194 107
uk.linkedin.com/in/andyxparker/

08/06/2017

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