Elsa Gillio 
The Argus Appeal 
01273 544465 


Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6.30 AM to Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at 6:00 PM

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   The Argus Appeal Brussels

   Cycle Challenge 2015


via Ypres, Bruges and Ghent


Five days: Wednesday, July 29th - August 2nd, 2015


*For a limited period only

Take part in a cycling adventure of a lifetime - starting in Dunkirk and cycling into the heart of Brussels by bicycle, finishing underneath the atomium at the Brussels Expo.

Spend some time cycling through atmospheric memorials like Tyne Cot dedicated to those that bravely gave their lives and explore the magnificent cities of Ypres, Bruges, Ghent and Brussels, where the evenings promise to be just as exciting as the days cycling!

All the riding will be via Belgiums impressive traffic free cycling 'nodes' (Knooppunten) system, whereby every route intersects another. Follow in the footsteps of some of the worlds greatest cyclists who have ridden the 'cobblestones' during the world famous Belgium 'classics'.

Each node in the network is numbered and the route carefully chosen by the Argus Appeal team who will be on hand to fully support each rider to our usual high standards.

DAY 1: JULY 29th, 2015: Arrive in Dunkirk via ferry early Wednesday afternoon and cycle to our first hotel in Ypres.

DAY 2: JULY  30th, 2015: After breakfast, cycle on some quiet country roads via the 'war graves' that serve as memorials to those that died in the First World war until we reach the centre of the magnificent city of Bruges (50 miles).

DAY 3: JULY 31st, 2015: A 50 mile cycle to the impressive city of Ghent (the city by the water), which architecturally is just as imposing as Bruges.

DAY 4: AUGUST 1st, 2015: Today we cycle to our last destination of our short Belgium break and make our way into the north-west area of Brussels and spend our last evening discovering the delights of what this city has to offer.

DAY 5: AUGUST 2nd, 2015: Return home via  Eurostar, after spending the morning in Brussels

The ride is fully supported by an experienced team of volunteers. All accommodation is included, as is transportation of yourself, luggage and bikes. All breakfasts (apart from ferry) are included as are two evening meals.

This ride has a limited number of 49 places - so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Join us in 2015 & secure your place with a 50 deposit

Registration 400. Minimum sponsorship 350

We think you will have a great time, but don't just take our word for it, here is what you said in 2013

"Because its the Argus Appeal, you know it is going to be well organised"  Mya 

"Really well organised and great camaraderie" Jocelyn 

"The support team are top notch" Jason 


Your commitment:

*In addition to the 400 registration fee, each cyclist MUST raise a minimum of 350 sponsorship for THE ARGUS APPEAL. (Final registration monies to be paid by 31/5/15). Sponsorship to be collected six weeks after the event.


About The Argus Appeal:
The Appeal's objective are "to give asistance to those in need throughout our community by providing funds for a variety of benefits and causes, in particular disadvantaged children, the elderly, the vulnerable, people with disabilities and any other person, group or charity considered by the trustees to be appropriate for a fund allocation which will make a difference.

Please email if you have any queries about this ride.

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