Cyclists from law firm Leigh Day have raised over £6,500 for the London Air Ambulance by riding over 500km to create a giant Strava helipad

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Cyclists brought together by law firm Leigh Day have completed an epic 500km ride around London to raise money for the capital’s Air Ambulance service and created a bit of Strava art in the process.

The group of six riders drew the shape of a helipad around London and the Home Counties, skirting around the outside of the M25 and through the centre of London for the giant H.

The riders began their ride in Hoddeston, Hertfordshire, at 7.15pm on September 22 and finished at the Royal London Hospital 26 hours later.

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Only three of the six riders managed to reach the end of the route, with each of them spending 20 hours in the saddle as they raised thousands of pounds for the Air Ambulance – their donations page can be found here.

It’s not the most detailed of Strava arts we’ve seen in recent years, but it’s certainly one of the most extreme and for a great cause as well.