The 2016 Ride to the Somme was a huge success, with over 65 riders raising thousands of pounds for SSAFA. Some of the riders who participated have shared their stories of the ride and you can enjoy just a small selection of images captured during the epic 3 day ride by viewing our gallery below.
We’d like to thank the following for helping us make the 2016 Ride to the Somme such a memorable and successful event.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Many thanks to the team at The Commonwealth War Graves Commission for all their support. They do an amazing job ensuring the those that fell are never forgotten and their final resting place is kept in immaculate condition.
Imperial War Museum
We are very grateful to everyone at The Imperial War Museum and the Centenary Partnership for their support throughout the year and for the great welcome they gave us as we set off for France.
A big thank you to Mercedes for providing their latest Eco Canter to help reduce our carbon footprint and ensure we were able to carry all our equipment.
In addition we also were given the latest Mercedes Vitto Van to allow us to safely recover any that needed a break during the day.
Forest Spring Water
The weather was warm and sunny so hydration was a major consideration but no problem thanks to the generosity of Forest Spring Water.
For all their support and providing our website and much more.
Freight Movement Ltd
For fantastic behind the scenes support which played such an important role in success of the event.
For our mobile branding – thank you.
To Richie our driver for his enthusiasm and flexibility and to all the team for their support.
Jamie Lewis Studio Design
For always delivering a creative solution.
If you feel inspired by the stories or pictures of the 2016 Ride to the Somme, then enlist now for the 2017 Ride to the Somme.