Bike ride in memory of brothers

The third Team Townend Challenge through Loweswater in west Cumbria takes place in memory of Christian and Nicholas Townend, who died in a crash in 2010.

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Cycle challenge in memory of brothers killed on bike ride

Hundreds of cyclists have taken part in a bike ride in memory of two brothers who died in a crash on the A595. Christian and Nicholas Townend were keen cyclists, who died when they collided with a coach near Moota in 2010.

Riders chose between 22-mile or 42-mile routes through west Cumbria Credit: ITV News

The ride through Loweswater in west Cumbria, was organised by their two surviving brothers, Richard and Robin Townend.

The start of the Honister Pass, part of the route for the Team Townend Challenge Credit: ITV News
The top of the Newlands Pass, another part of the route. Credit: ITV News

You can read more about Christian and Nicholas Townend here.

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