Remember it’s Movember

PUBLISHED: 12:56 29 November 2011

Sebastian and Alistair Cope

Sebastian and Alistair Cope


Local cyclist Alistair Cope from Seaton, recently travelled up to London to take part along with 500 other riders in the Ralph Rugby Lauren Tweed Run that started in Covent Garden.

It raised funds for the charity World Bicycle Relief was quite a spectacle with cyclists traditional attired, passing the iconic sites of London at a leisurely pace. During the ride a number of competitions took place, from best dressed to finest moustache!

Alistair who normally sports a beard, shaved it off at the beginning of November to grow a Mo (moustache) to raise awareness for The Prostate Cancer Charity and their fund raising event Movember.

He was delighted to be awarded thi3rd prize by the barbers and gentleman’s grooming store Murdock.

Alistair and his son Sebastian intend to run several rides this year in East Devon based on the Tea & Tweed theme, please contact Alistair for further details on 01297 625 375

●Alistair, the founder of the cycle club Axe Valley Pedallers (AVP) has decided to step down after seven years of holding the handlebars and steering the club from its infancy to the established club that it is today. Alistair said “I have so enjoyed my time at AVP and made so many friends over the years. I look forward to taking part in future club rides and will do all that I can to support the club”. Alistair continued: “I will do all that I can to raise the profile of cycling where I live. I want to do more for charity and create further opportunities for cyclists to raise funds for good causes”.

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