Velindre riders are at it again – New Zealand Bike, June 2017

Yep, those Velindre riders are at it again too! In June  2017, Velindre Cancer Care are planning to Bike New Zealand's North Island to co-inside with the British and Irish Lions Tour.

Lisa was amazed by the scenery of this spectacular cycle challenge, which starts in the bustling city of Auckland. From here the riders will follow the Coromandel's unspoiled coast, with jaw-dropping views. The ride passes through the small town of Matamata, famous for the Hobbit village that featured in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and then continues to the finish line in Rotorua, just in time for the kick off between the Maori All Blacks and the British and Irish Lions!

Lisa’s come back invigorated from the ride, but said it was pretty tough up some of those hills (mountains!). Better get training on those Welsh hills Velindre!  

Velindre have cleverly named event ‘Ride With The Pride’, and have already recruited some ex Lions and All Blacks to join the ride. Check this out

If you would like further information about this challenge or any of the others we organise please click here to go onto our challenges page. Alternatively, call us on 020 7386 4680 or e-mail

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