Dad and daughter team up for 400km charity cycle challenge
A dad and daughter are to cycle through Vietnam as they join a charity challenge to give children a better start in life.
David Sinclair, 68, has already completed a series of rides across the Jordan desert, Machu Picchu in Peru and India and will team up with Samantha, 22, as they join a group who will spend 10 days completing a 400km route from the north of the country to the south.
David, a branch manager at Durastic Flooring on the Bede Trading Estate, and Samantha, a mortgage advisor with David Ridley Reliance, will raise money for Cares 4 Kids, The Openwork Foundation, which supports UK and overseas charities through its partners and local and discretionary grants to help under 18s.
Each has to collect a minimum of £3,000 to join in the expedition.
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The organisation is backed by one of the country’s largest financial advice networks, which include’s Samantha’s employer.
The Sinclairs, who have previously taken part in a ride along the Great Wall of China for the fund as well as the Great North Bike Ride, will fly out in October.
Samantha said: “It’s going to be a very intense ride for us and we’re both very competitive.
“But it will be amazing to do and it’s a really good opportunity for us both to bond and see such a special place when we go to Vietnam.”
Anyone who would like to sponsor the pair can call Samantha on 07403 776 367.