Group to attempt Alpe d'Huez and back in 24 hours on Boris Bikes for charity

Ten people plan to drive a hire bike from Angel tube station to Alpe d'Huez, cycle up the climb and drive back inside 24 hours for The Stroke Association

The Alpe d'Huez

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Ten people will take Santander hire bikes from London to the foot of Alpe d'Huez, ride up the notorious climb, then drive back, all in the space of 24 hours to raise money for The Stroke Association and the National Brain Appeal.

The group from cycling clothing company Huez were inspired to take on the storied mountain when the father of a close friend of Huez founders Lorenzo Curci and Hugo Sanders had a stroke in 2014.

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