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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.

Over 23 days, I will be riding all 21 stages, a total of 3400KM and 52,000m of elevation gain. 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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Anthony Lane

All the best Mike. This will be a fantastic achievement. You’ve done the work and I’m sure you will reap what you have sown


David Fuller

Go well Mike !!


Rohan Saldanha

Ride well Mike, I have no doubt you will enjoy the experience, you may decide to go Pro after this!!


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Catriona Talbot

Wishing you the best of luck Mike!!


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Mom & Dad

Good luck on the cycling trip.


David Bowker

Incredible effort Mike! Best of Luck


Enda K.

Every best wish Mike on an incredible undertaking.Your wingman will be in the support car-worry not.


Jochen Sietas

An epic adventure, ride well Mike!



Congratulations on preparing for this amazing challenge!


Val Fuller

Good Luck Mike!


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Cian Talbot



Get after it Mike! Awesome challenge for an awesome cause


Jessica Morris

Ride like the wind MOB!


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Cubis Family

Good luck Michael - amazing effort - from all the Cubis family


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Matthew Cavallaro

Make sure you win!!



Wishing you all the best on the trip Mike.


Enda K

Just wanted to get it over the top of the £2k hill like many the steep climb you'll have Mikeo


Kiefer O'brien

Lets go Dad!



Amazing! Wishing you all the best 😊



I know you would do anything to avoid buying a round, but this is getting ridiculous !!!! ;-)