A 'two events in one' cycle ride from Ilfracombe to Plymouth is the latest charity fund raising idea by Bideford Bridge Rotary Club. It provides both a sporting challenge for serious riders and a leisure ride for families, friends, clubs and organisations

A 'two events in one' cycle ride from Ilfracombe to Plymouth is the latest charity fund raising idea by Bideford Bridge Rotary Club.It provides both a sporting challenge for serious riders and a leisure ride for families, friends, clubs and organisations whose main objective is to enjoy raising funds for charity. The Fun Ride uses established cycleways throughout the county, where riders can choose any section of the beautiful Sustrans route, from scenic and flat cycle tracks to stunning moorland and byways, Anyone can enter the Fun Ride. It is for all ages and abilities, riding as much of the route as you like, going between at least two check points. The minimum distance is five miles. Children are welcome, but if under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Entry is £10 per team of one to six ridersThe Sportif serious riders will cover the whole 94 miles from Ilfracombe to Plymouth, mainly on side roads.Entry is £10 per rider and return transport for rider and bike from Plymouth to Ilfracombe will be available at a cost of £10 per person, but must be pre-booked.All riders can choose which registered charity they wish to receive half of the money they raise in sponsorship - one charity per team entry. The other half will go to Rotary club charities. If no charity is specified, all the money will be distributed to Rotary charities. All is explained on a special website at www.rotarycoast-coast.350.com/