A MEMBER of a cycling club in Bourne is scaling the Alps on his bicycle to raise money for charity.
Bourne Wheeler Antony Gough will be rolling in the tyre marks of Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish next month when he rides a mountain stage of the Tour de France in the French Alps on September 8.
Antony will be riding some of the highest and steepest climbs in Europe, tackling a stage from the 2011 Tour de France which goes over the Col du Telegraphe at 1,556m, the Col du Galibier at 2,646m, and the famous Alpe d’Huez at 1,850m.
The ride is to raise money for Action Medical Research, a charity dedicated to improving the health of babies and children in the UK.
Antony is aiming to raise at least £1,600 and anyone interested in sponsoring him can do so at www.action.org.uk/sponsor/antonygough