Ben Moves Up Gear 300 Mile Lynwood 2 Paris Summer Cycle Challenge

  • Five-day, 300-mile challenge open to all budding cyclists to raise money for BEN, the automotive industry charity
  • Challenge starts at BEN’s Lynwood Care Centre on 15th June and ends in Paris on 19th June

BEN, the automotive industry charity is launching its latest two-wheeled challenge to raise money for charity initiatives. Suitable for keen cyclists, the five-day, 300-mile adventure takes place from 15th to 19th June 2016 and is open to all.

Cycling from BEN’s head office and Care Centre in Ascot, Berkshire, to Paris, France, participants will have an opportunity to see first-hand the work that BEN undertakes at Lynwood, Ascot before setting off on their 300-mile trip to the French capital. The journey itself will have something for everyone including the stunning south coast of England, Normandy D-Day landing beaches and quaint medieval market towns before crossing the finish line at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

The trip is being sponsored by Junair Spraybooths and AGM Services, who are also putting forward a team of cyclists to raise funds for BEN. Meanwhile, Discover Adventure has partnered with the event to provide logistics, support vehicles, accommodation, food, drinks and first aid support throughout the journey.

Neil Morrison, Managing Director of Junair Spraybooths and AGM Services commented: “We agreed to become the main sponsors of the event as we’ve heard such great things about the work that BEN has done for the industry over the years. It’s a fantastic cause and I’m just pleased that we can do our bit to help out.”

If you are an enthusiastic cyclist looking for an action-packed cycle challenge, then the Lynwood 2 Paris trip is not to be missed. Entries are open until 6th April and more information is available here, by phone T: 01344 298 138 or by emailing

2016 will see a series of events, challenges and initiatives, designed for individuals, teams and corporate companies to participate in, aiming to help raise valuable funds and increase exposure for BEN. These include a 300-mile, five-day cycle ride to Paris, the Automotive Challenge Cup, the automotive Bangers4BEN rally and ending the year, the famous BEN Ball. BEN’s team is committed and able to assist organisations or individuals to help raise funds in any way that they can. For more information on how you can help BEN to continue to provide its invaluable support to the automotive industry, call 01344 298 138 or email

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