Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Cyclist tackles hardest climb on a Chopper
Published 08/05/14



A SOLICITOR from Henley is taking on the hardest climb in the Tour de France on a bicycle from the Seventies.

Matt Richardson, 47, was due to tackle the Mount Ventoux climb today (Friday) on a Raleigh Chopper.

He will cycle 21km and climb 1,500m, beginning in the village of Bedoin before making the return ride.

Mr Richardson, of Deanfield Avenue, is raising money for Leuka, which supports research into the causes and treatment of leukaemia and other blood cancers.

He has previously taken part in the L’Etape du Tour, which allows amateur cyclists to test their legs on the route of one of the mountain stages of the Tour de France. He also helped set up the G.S. Henley cycling club.

Go to www.virginmoneygiving.com/chopper_vs_Ventoux to make a donation to cancer research via Leuka.


Published 08/05/14

MOST POPULAR
Police to be tough on crime at regatta
Not to cut a long story short...
Unexploded shell found in garden shed
Youth centre site sold for £3m to home firm
Cannabis worth £6,000 found in Henley house
BBC to broadcast regatta finals
Salvo Fair returns this weekend
Landlord fined for lack of hot water
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
"Life on the river" wins display competition
Henley marches for hospital beds on July 11
Hats off to hotel's Regatta charity plan
Singer returns for outdoor concerts
MAYOR: IT’S TIME TO MARCH AGAIN
College to spend sale windfall on buildings
Dry cleaner loved town so much he’s opening business
Nursing home in police probe goes on market
Home Secretary joins village fete
Municipal bike pump plans shelved for now
Woman fined for breaking horse ban
Get set for window display judges
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Course record shattered at Henley Classic
Classic swim attracts international competitors
Kids' Fun Triathlon attracts national entries
Afridi on fire at Burnham
Leander secures academy sponsor
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717