Monday Blog – Day 17
Well done to all the riders for reaching half way through the challenge.
The weather for last week was not too bad, a bit windy on Liberation Day. Next week’s weather looks sunny all the way with temperatures rising up to mid-high teens.
Events that happened last week included Creme Anglaise on their Static Bikes and CCD Architects Bake Sale both on Liberation Day at Castle Emplacement.
There were Static Bike Rides at Forest Stores with Alison doing three hours and Jenny Mahe and Jo Middleton doing another two.
Hot Cross Buns, Joanne Peacegood, Peter Van der Velde, Nick, James and Andre Le Clerc have all been to France plus a couple of the Hot Cross Buns have been to Sark too this week.
Events happening this week include the Cyclopaths heading to France for a five day tour on Brittany.
This week, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, La Hougette School Pupils are planning a non stop cycle ride on static bikes at the school. Pupils will take it in turns to ride continuously from 9 am to 3 pm on each of the three days. Along with designing and covering bicycle pictures with coins to form part of La Hougette’s fundraising for Les Bourgs. Thanks to Kim Maindonald and all at the school fro really great effort in organising.
Creme Anglaise will once again be doing a “Red Eye” Static Bike Ride at the airport on Friday 17th.
Rocque to Rock – Sunday 26th May – 30/30 Riders are asked to register at any of the three start points if they are planning to ride the R2R on Sunday 26th. 30/30 Riders will rode for free but the riders will want to know you are taking part.
Final Day Ride In – Sunday 26th May– All riders that are on the island on the last day are invited to assemble at Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop from 11 am for light refreshments. At noon the riders will set off as a group to the finish of R2R at White Rock for the final mile of their 30 Day Challenge.
30/30 Music Night (Date to be confirmed). 30/30 Riders Paul Langlois and Vivie Roussel and their band the KB Project, along with fellow rider Josh Gabriel will great a 30/30 Music Night for all riders to enjoy. All riders are welcomed and bring along your friends and supporters. Entrance is free and there will be collection buckets plus a raffle to add to the fundraising. The evening was scheduled for Saturday 1st June but that is also the night of the Champions League Football Final. The date therefore may be re scheduled and we will let you know.
Final Word – On Thursday 13th June at Les Rocquettes Hotel 30/30 2019 has the traditional Final Word where the total of this year’s fundraising is announced to you, the riders. The event will be held at Les Rocquettes Hotel with welcome drinks from 7 pm. The presentation will begin at 7.30 pm and a buffet will follow proceedings. ALL riders are invited free of charge and there is a nominal cost of £15 for guests. PLEASE register your interest in attending by completing the form on the diary section of www.ride30in30.com . It is imperative that the hotel has accurate numbers in advance for catering.