Previous Tours

Below are a few of our previous cycling tours, road races and fundraising events that we have completed over the years, some of which we organised ourselves,ย  each one has raised funds and helped make a difference to someones life.

 

Chris & Gabs Tour of Europe – 5000km Tour – July 2016.

Route: England – Belgium – France – Spain

Fundraising for a local charity.

On this tour we cycled from the North West of England (Thistleton, Preston) heading south through London, we then took the ferry from Dover over to Calais and cycled through Belgium, then straight down the middle of France via Paris to the coastal town of Perpignan, from there we crossed the old border of France and Spain and hugged the coast of Southern Spain finishing in Malaga.

For more info follow the Facebook link below:

Tour of Europe

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Chris & Gabs Southeast Asia Cycling Adventure – 5000km Tour – March 2016

Route: Thailand – Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam – Burma

Fundraising for a local charity.

We started this tour from Bangkok Thailand, and cycled through the whole of Cambodia following the Mekong River, then through Laos, Vietnam, Northern Thailand then Burma and finally finishing back in Bangkok.

For more info follow the Facebook link below:

Tour of Southeast Asia

Newspaper article link:

Blackpool Gazette Story

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The Windmill 200 Challenge – 200 mile Coast to Coast in a day. 4th July 2015.

Fundraising for the charity – Blackpool Windmill Youth Group

Windmill Youth Group

After the huge success of the Wheelers for Watamu C2C, we decided to do it again, but this time 200 miles in one day! This time there was a team of 15, many from W4W, we raised funding for the charity The Blackpool Windmill Youth Group, they were also our support drivers on both the W4W and The Windmill 200.
On one of the photos below you will see a lady and gentleman with Windmill 200 T shirts on (the photo with the 2 dogs) the gentleman to the right is our dear friend Stuart Sykes, he is also the founder and chairman of the Windmill Youth group, the lady to the left was also part of the Windmill Youth Group, Patricia Appleton was also our dear friend, but we sadly lost her to Cancer back in august 2017, she was an amazing women.

For more info follow the Facebook link below:

Windmill 200 Challenge

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In Memory of our wonderful friend
Patricia Appleton
Receiving the Outward Bound Chairman’s Award from Prince Andrew at Buckingham Palace in 2014

Wheelers For Watamu – 150 mile Coast to Coast in a day. 14th June 2014.

Fundraising for the charity – The Happy House in Kenya
The Happy House

This was a team of 20 cyclists that trained together and then cycled 150 miles in one day from Blackpool to Whitby, finishing in Robin Hoods Bay. Between us all we raised funds for the Happy House in Watamu Kenya, the Happy House is a children’s Orphanage, after the cycling event we went out to Kenya and volunteered at the Orpahange. You can read more about this by clicking on the children of Watamu link above, where you can also make a donation if you so wish.

For more info follow the Facebook link below:

Wheelers For Watamu

Newspaper article link:

Blackpool Gazette Story

Children of Watamu Blog 1

Children of Watamu Blog 2

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In Memory of our great friend
Sean Patrick Savage
“Poulton Wheelers”

 

GFNY Cozumel, Mexico (Gran Fondo) – 22nd November 2015 – 100 mile raceย around the island in Paradise!ย 

 

Etape Du Tour – France. Stage 19 of the Tour De France (90 miles) – Saint Jean de Maurienne to Laย Toussuire – ย 19th July 2015.ย 

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Coast 2 Coast in a day – 150 miles, Seascale Cumbria to Whitby June 2015ย 

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