The rain didn’t dampen spirits at the Oakhill Bikefest this weekend, as the rain clouds gathered, 24 riders led by the Oakhill D2D cycle team headed out into the Ribble Valley taking on either a 10 or 25 mile challenge.
The Bikeability session headed indoors and Jill Eccleston delivered expert coaching on bike and helmet checks and worked on basic cycling skills with a few fun activities which the pupils enjoyed immensely.
As the BBQ’s were the lit the rain was relentless but each and every soggy cyclist returned with smiles on their faces and were greeted with a glass of Buck’s Fizz or pop and as many burgers and sausages needed to refuel, all expertly cooked by Mrs Pugh and Mr Chatburn.
Cyclists also got the opportunity to have a session with Tim from Preston Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic who video analysed individual cycling technique and advised on bike set up, something that our D2D cyclists will find useful when they head out this summer in their 930 mile journey.
A superb event raising £250 for Derain House Children’s hospice, thank you all who came and for the donations.
Our Oakhill team are cycling 930 miles from Lizard Point to Dunnet Head this August. They will undertake this epic journey from the Southern tip to the Northern tip of Britain on a 2 week adventure Our target is £5000 and all donations will directly benefit Derian House.
Please visit www.justgiving.com/L2D to support us