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Oz trike trek propels Legion fundraising

27 Jun 2016

Pickfords Truro is proud to sponsor ex-REME member Andy McReady, who will ride 2,493km (1,549 miles) from Perth to Port Augusta, Australia on a recumbent trike in aid of the Royal British Legion in September.

Sixty-seven-year-old Andy is expecting to make the journey, a distance nearly twice the length of mainland Britain, in 28 days plus six rest days, pulling a twin wheel trailer carrying camping equipment and food.

Pickfords Truro will transport Andy's trike to and from Perth to allow his ride to take place. Andy was quick to show his gratitude to his local Pickfords branch in a letter addressed to Damian Dawes, Truro Branch Manager:


"On behalf of myself and the Royal British Legion, thank you for for your agreement to sponsor my ride. Your company's extremely generous offer will allow the ride to proceed. Our grateful thanks to you and your colleagues for your gracious help which is so gratefully received."

If you would like to sponsor Andy for his incredible ride across Australia, please visit

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