Stories are at the heart of UK Wide Cycle Ride. Each participant has their own motivations for taking part, some of which are shared on this page. If you'd like to share your story, please email UKWideCycle@diabetes.org.uk and the team will be able to provide more details.

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Ruth Hyde

"My surgeon was pretty clear that cycling was a good thing to do to help my knee — and so far I'd agree with him"

Ruth cycles and supports Diabetes UK in memory of her brother Eddie.

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Neil Wheeler

"Raising money for Diabetes UK was the motivation to continue and keep at it. A lot of people had faith I could do it so I couldn’t let them down."

Neil has type 2 diabetes bought on by lifestyle changes and family links, with both his parents living with it. He started cycling to keep fit and did RideLondon 46 in 2019.

Read Neil's Story
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