Cyclists take to the streets for Help for Heroes

More than 1,300 cyclists took to the streets of central London today in aid of the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

The Hero Ride saw hundreds of organised bike rides from around the country meeting in Blackheath, southeast London before travelling together to the finish line at Horse Guards Parade.

ITV News reporter Piers Hopkirk reports:

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Help for Heroes bike ride

More than 1,300 cyclists took to the streets of central London today in aid of Armed Forces charity Help for Heroes. They were led by over 100 wounded servicemen, women and veterans.