UK rider raises Rotary thousands
A CYCLIST has covered the length of Britain raising over �6 a mile for charity. Daniel Mules of Hitchin, used pedal power to travel nearly 1,000 miles from Land s End to John O Groats raising over �6000 for The Rotary Club of Hitchin Charity Fund – one of
A CYCLIST has covered the length of Britain raising over �6 a mile for charity.
Daniel Mules of Hitchin, used pedal power to travel nearly 1,000 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats raising over �6000 for The Rotary Club of Hitchin Charity Fund - one of the biggest ever donations to the charity.
"It hasn't sunk in yet that I've done it," said Daniel, who took two weeks to complete the ride. "I felt like throwing my bike off the end when we finally arrived. I had a saddle sore for two whole weeks that proved immune to Vaseline."
Daniel had hoped for good weather, instead he got downpours, mist, fog and the back end of a hurricane following him up country from Cornwall to Scotland.
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"It's hard to tell where's nice through the rain," he said - a sentiment shared by his parents, Ann and Andy Mules, who provided support in a back-up vehicle nicknamed 'International Rescue'.
"I was determined to break my �5,000 target and I'm glad I've raised so much money for charity," said Daniel, "hopefully some good will come out of my suffering!
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