Santas and superheroes on festive cycle ride

Published on: 07 Dec 2013

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A cycling club swapped their matching kit for superhero costumes and fancy dress for a festive lap of the Chew Valley.

Around 40 members of Salt and Sham Cycle Club rode the 25-mile route on November 30, which also saw riders using any mode of transport they wished, including tandems, Raleigh Choppers, vintage bikes and a sleigh.

Costume and bike of the day was awarded to “Evel Knievel” – or Paul Walsh – who also donated the bike to the group’s Christmas party auction held later that day at Saltford Hall.

The bike auction helped raise more than £350 – with donations from Jamie Hathaway, Richard Franklin, Glynn Hayward and Jim Bainton – which will go to CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young).

Find out more about Salt and Sham Cycle Club, which meets every Saturday at 7am at Ashton Way, Keynsham, at www.saltandsham.co.uk. 

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