TQ2372 : In Training for the Dallaglio Cycle Slam

taken 8 years ago, near to Roehampton, Wandsworth, Great Britain

In Training for the Dallaglio Cycle Slam
In Training for the Dallaglio Cycle Slam
As I was taking photographs of the Wimbledon Common windmill, these intrepid fundraisers stopped their training, and asked whether I would take some photographs of them.

Despite the snow, they were getting in the training miles for the forth-coming Dallaglio Cycle Slam:

"So in February Lawrence, alongside a bunch of celebrity mates and about 200 brave and generous people like you, will be cycling to all of the 6 Nations stadia starting in Rome then onto Paris, Twickenham, Cardiff, Dublin and finishing in Edinburgh on 13th March... the target, to raise £1 million for charity. Thatís 24 days in the saddle and over 2,800 kilometres and more importantly... in the middle of winter - otherwise known as utter madness."

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Whilst I declined the invitation to join them on the ride, I said that I would happily post a photograph on this site. All publicity is good, and how could I refuse, for such a good cause?
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Wednesday, 13 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 13 January, 2010
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Transport > Cyclists   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 230 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.2933N 0:13.8280W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 231 725
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