LYME Regis resident Clinton Flux said he was completely overwhelmed with support from the local community, as he took on the Ride London challenge in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Clinton completed the 100-mile cycling challenge around the capital on Sunday, August 4.
He raised £1,400 for the charity, well over his £600 target, and over half of which was made at a well-supported curry and disco night he and his family hosted at Lyme Regis Football Club.
Clinton had hoped to complete the course quicker than his seven and half hours finishing time, but several accidents along the route slowed down competitors.
However, he said this didn’t take away from his enjoyment of the event and he has already submitted his application to take part next year, hopefully with a group of riders from the local area.
He has also signed up to take part in the 100-mile Big Ride in Salisbury next month, although this one will be just for fun and not for charity.
Clinton and his family would like to thank all those who supported his fundraising appeal and the curry and disco night, including all the local businesses that donated raffle prizes and food.