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GALLERY: Heavy Metal Truants 2015, Day One

What happens when you send dozens of metalheads on a bike ride to Download for charity?

Day one of Heavy Metal Truants III: A Good Day To Undulate Harder was nothing less than an adventure.

A scramble out of North London along the Lea Navigation with a genuine Viking-like Johan Hegg was its own delight (we did pillage the bar at the Horns pub it should be said): even better – knowing in doing so our little group of 49 riders is already £23,000 up on donations, and suddenly our target of £66,000 seems within reach. 

We passed Knebworth and vanquished some truly outrageous hills towards Luton before calling it a day – we'll need the rest. 82 miles and a dawn start for us today as we barrel towards Leicester. Game on!

To everyone tweeting, Facebooking and donating – your support means the world and is hugely motivating. Please keep it up! 

Stay metal.


All photos by Oliver Halfin.

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