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.

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More than 1,300 cyclists take part in London's Hero Ride

Cyclists take part in the Hero Ride, in aid of the armed forces charity Help for Heroes along The Mall in central London. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

More than 1,300 cyclists are taking to central London's streets for today's Hero Ride, in aid of the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

Cyclists take part in the Hero Ride, in aid of the armed forces charity Help for Heroes. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

They include 300 fundraisers who arrived in the capital from Paris, having cycled from France over five days.

The fundraisers in London include 300 people from Paris, who have cycled from France over five days. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Those taking part are cycling more than 350 miles through the battlefields of the First and Second World Wars.

A cyclist gets some support from the waiting crowd. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Other self-organised rides are taking place from various locations and meeting in Blackheath, southeast London, before culminating at Horse Guards Parade.

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