Quartet get on their bikes for 100-mile charity challenge

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A FEW months ago they couldn’t ride more than a couple of miles but now the team from Fabrication Site Services in Portsmouth are set to get on their bikes for charity.

And the London Eye will be in their sights as they take on a 100-mile challenge on May 29.

The quartet of FSS owner Alan Clark, Darren Clark, Pete Bedford and Steve Perrin are taking part in a fundraiser for Cancer Research UK.

It will see them take on a route from Farnborough to the London Eye and back again.

The aim is to do that in seven hours and build the challenge up into an annual event involving the family-run business.

Material Things, RH Davey, Solent Tower Hire and the Meon Valley Marriott Hotel & Country Club are among those who have already pledged their support to the team.

FSS owner Mr Clark, said: ‘We’ve not really done anything like this before.

‘But we’ve put in a lot of hard work for a good cause.

‘Hopefully it goes well and we can look to make it something we do every year.’