A team of ten cyclists from Auctus Management Group completed the Pedal to Paris 2021 charity bike ride on Sunday, 6th September. The team, consisting of Richard Toy, Sean Harrison, Andrew Coates, John Handley, Martin Benson, Simon Capper, Graham Talbot, John McDonough, Steve Broadfield and Ryan Spence, cycled from London to Paris over four days to raise funds for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.
Royal British Legion’s 100th Anniversary
The Pedal to Paris 2021 event coincided with The Royal British Legion’s 100th anniversary of supporting the Armed Forces Community. The 25th annual Pedal to Paris fundraising event is a premier cycling challenge hosted by The Royal British Legion. The funds raised by the event go towards supporting The Royal British Legion charities Poppy Appeal.
Promoting the Armed Forces Gold Covenant
Auctus Management Group and its subsidiary members are proud Armed Forces Gold Covenant Award members. The company partners with schemes that help ex-forces members transition into new and progressive careers that match their developed skills and attributes. Auctus Management Group collaborates with the UK’s Ministry of Defence to provide people leaving the Armed Forces with the opportunity to retrain and build successful careers within the rail and infrastructure sector.
KALAS Jerseys for Pedal to Paris 2021 Event
Team Auctus wore custom jerseys manufactured by KALAS, a leading cycling apparel company in Central and Northern Europe. KALAS has manufactured custom apparel for World Champions, Olympic Winners, National Teams, many other Professional Teams, and thousands of recreational cyclists in many countries worldwide.
Huge Thanks to our Cycling Jersey Sponsors
The ‘Team Auctus’ Pedal to Paris 2021 team jersey was sponsored by 24 companies, consisting of many repeat clients and suppliers. More information about the sponsors can be found in the ‘Team Auctus Unveil Official Cycling Team Jersey and Sponsors’ press release.
Team Auctus shared daily updates of the challenge on their social media pages, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, under the hashtag ‘#TeamAuctus’. Each rider also set up a JustGiving page linked to the ‘Team Auctus’ page. As of Thursday, 14th October 2021, the team had raised over £19,000 for The Royal British Legion charity.
To donate money to the riders or for more information, visit www.justgiving.com/team/pedal-to-paris-2021.
Team Auctus Completes Charity Bike Ride
In conclusion, Team Auctus completed the Pedal to Paris 2021 charity bike ride, raising funds for The Royal British Legion charities Poppy Appeal. Auctus Management Group, a proud Armed Forces Gold Covenant Award member, collaborates with the UK’s Ministry of Defence to provide ex-forces members with the opportunity to build successful careers within the rail and infrastructure sector.