Organisers of the annual Tour De Vale bike ride have declared a record number of 2,000 places available to cyclists of all abilities as entries opened today.
The fundraising bike ride in aid of wheelchair charity Wheelpower has helped transform the lives of thousands of disabled adults and children in the 12 years since it began.
Due to an increase in demand which has seen entry levels soar in recent years, WheelPower have confirmed that this year’s ride on Sunday, June 7 will see a maximum of 2,000 cyclists take part.
WheelPower’s Jo Hall said: “Last year was the greatest ever Tour de Vale bike with riders raising over £46,000 for WheelPower for which we would like to thank everyone involved.
“We look forward to welcoming the many cyclists of all ages and abilities who come from all around the Aylesbury Vale and much further beyond at the annual this year’s Mix 96 Tour De Vale.”
The ride is sponsored b y Mix 96 and the three varied routes take cyclists through the picturesque Buckinghamshire countryside and its villages.
Advanced entries are £15 for adults and free for children under 16 with an accompanying adult.
Every rider is given chip timing and helmets are compulsory. The route will start and finish is at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, where Wheelpower is based.
Visit www.tourdevale.com or phone 01296 395995 to enter.