Ken marks 80th with bike ride

Ken Becket SUS-150826-064624001
Ken Becket SUS-150826-064624001

Keen Bexhill cyclist Ken Becket celebrated his 80th birthday last week with a 28 mile round trip bike ride to Chilley Farm at Hailsham.

Ken, who is a member of Bexhill Wheelers, was presented with a special birthday cake decorated with a cycle.

Club member Geoff Turner said: “Ken led our group for the morning with a good turn of speed.

“Ken, previously a racing cyclist, has been a member of Bexhill Wheelers for many years and can often seen in the country lanes around Bexhill.

“He also represents cyclists in general, marshalling local races and on various planning, health and safety committees and associations.

I organise a cycle ride for Bexhill Wheelers members on Thursday mornings. This is basically for retired cyclists, but all are welcome. We meet at the De La Warr car park on Thursdays at 10.30am They have been very successful and help us keep fit.”

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