TQ2372 : In Training for the Dallaglio Cycle Slam

taken 12 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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