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Le Loop - supporting the William Wates Memorial Trust

Le Loop follows the official route of the Tour de France, one week ahead of the professionals and finishes 21 stages later in Nice (due to the Olympics in Paris).

On Friday 21st June 2024 around 100 riders will gather in Florence for the 'Grand Depart'. Some cycle a few days, some ride further. More will join us over the following 3 weeks of the tour.

I am riding three of the mountain stages in the Alps. A small feat compared to those doing the whole thing but enough to already be giving me sleepless nights!

Cazenove have also kindly agreed to match anything I raise up to £1,000 so you can think of your donation as being doubled. 

Riders tackle one of a selection of "Loops" riding anything from 2 to all 21 stages of the Tour de France route. Every participant commits to raising a minimum amount for the William Wates Memorial Trust (WWMT). The fundraised money is entirely separate from the participation fee - donations do not pay for my Tour

All monies raised go directly to the William Wates Memorial Trust whose mission is to help the most disadvantaged young people keep away from a life of crime and violence and fulfil their potential. This is achieved by giving grants to charities that engage young people through the medium of sports, arts and education.

It's been a tough couple of years for charities and particularly for young people. This is my chance to give something back and help support young people who aren't lucky enough to enjoy the advantages in life that most of us take for granted.

Le Loop is no small undertaking. Riding even ONE stage of the Tour de France route is going to hurt! Please reward my pain by giving generously.


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Thank you to my Sponsors


Jeremy Cowdrey


David & Sarah Kidd

Charlie is a week’s head start on the proper Tour enough?! Good luck and great work for a wonderful cause. DK & Sarah x


Charlie Cowdrey


Richard And Louise Wg

Sur voter velo ! P


The Traitors!

Courtesy of the Traitors!


Rob Cowdrey





Good Luck! You got this!!