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Old October 9th 18, 10:10 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
MrCheerful
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A cyclist died after collapsing close to the finishing line of a
gruelling charity bike ride.
The man in his 50s was taking part in the iconic Manchester to Blackpool
ride in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...-ride-15254049
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Old October 9th 18, 06:37 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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MrCheerful wrote:
A cyclist died after collapsing close to the finishing line of a
gruelling charity bike ride.
The man in his 50s was taking part in the iconic Manchester to
Blackpool ride in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...-ride-15254049


It's 52 miles.
The stupid sod.


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Old October 9th 18, 07:46 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Simon Jester
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On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:10:15 AM UTC+1, MrCheerful wrote:
A cyclist died after collapsing close to the finishing line of a
gruelling charity bike ride.
The man in his 50s was taking part in the iconic Manchester to Blackpool
ride in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...-ride-15254049


Was he wearing a helmet?

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Old October 9th 18, 10:04 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On 09/10/18 10:10, MrCheerful wrote:

A cyclist died after collapsing close to the finishing line of a
gruelling charity bike ride.
The man in his 50s was taking part in the iconic Manchester to Blackpool
ride in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).


Meanwhile, in other news (somewhere), a man in his 50's dropped dead
while taking part in a gruelling sit on a sofa event.
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Old October 10th 18, 06:21 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Bret Cahill
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Meanwhile, in other news (somewhere)

Actually a _lot_ of places.

, a man in his 50's dropped dead
while taking part in a gruelling sit on a sofa event.

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Old October 10th 18, 09:37 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Peter Keller[_3_]
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On 10/9/18 10:10 PM, MrCheerful wrote:
A cyclist died after collapsing close to the finishing line of a
gruelling charity bike ride.
The man in his 50s was taking part in the iconic Manchester to Blackpool
ride in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...-ride-15254049

First rule off life.
**** happens.
Sorry it happened to this bicyclist. My condolences to his family.
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Old October 10th 18, 09:38 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Peter Keller[_3_]
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On 10/10/18 10:04 AM, TMS320 wrote:
On 09/10/18 10:10, MrCheerful wrote:

A cyclist died after collapsing close to the finishing line of a
gruelling charity bike ride.
The man in his 50s was taking part in the iconic Manchester to
Blackpool ride in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).


Meanwhile, in other news (somewhere), a man in his 50's dropped dead
while taking part in a gruelling sit on a sofa event.


Exactly.
**** happens.
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Old October 11th 18, 07:12 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:05:01 PM UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:

Meanwhile, in other news (somewhere), a man in his 50's dropped dead
while taking part in a gruelling sit on a sofa event.


Or on a motorcycle.

https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news...ernsea-2099836
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Old October 11th 18, 08:48 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Simon Jester
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On Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:12:29 PM UTC+1, wrote:
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:05:01 PM UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:

Meanwhile, in other news (somewhere), a man in his 50's dropped dead
while taking part in a gruelling sit on a sofa event.


Or on a motorcycle.

https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news...ernsea-2099836


Maybe it was the shock of seeing a motorist obeying the speed limit, as unlikely as that is.

 




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