SLIDESHOW: Cyclists get ‘on their bikes’ for charity

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Hundreds of cyclists got on their saddles on Sunday (April 26) to take part in the annual On Yer Bike fundraiser.

More than 530 participated in the event, also know as the Castle Cycle Challenge.

On Yer Bike  challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102755001

On Yer Bike challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102755001

The popular event, organised by the Rotary Club of St Leonards, was launched 27 years ago and has raised more than £250,000 for charity and good causes in the town since its inception.

Ray Howard, spokesman for the club, said Sunday’s On Yer Bike fundraiser went very well, adding that half of the 538 who took part opted to undertake the longer 40-mile route, which started at the RNLI station in Hastings, proceeding to Pevensey Castle to Herstmonceux Castle and returning along the Rickney Marsh road.

The amount raised at this year’s On Yer Bike is expected to be announced in July.

On Yer Bike  challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102926001

On Yer Bike challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102926001

On Yer Bike  challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-103057001

On Yer Bike challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-103057001

On Yer Bike  challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102720001

On Yer Bike challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102720001

On Yer Bike  challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102633001

On Yer Bike challenge, Hastings. 26/4/15 SUS-150426-102633001