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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 13th June, 2014)

Close Call

Close Call
The annual Gerry Cooper Memorial bike ride for Christies arranged by the Veterans of Wigan Rugby Union Club. Photo taken last weekend.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Den s on 13th June 2014 at 00:54

You can almost hear him muttering "Never again, never again".

Comment by: JP on 13th June 2014 at 01:22

Not sure about this one. Is he exhausted, injured or worse? Interested to read other comments on it.

Comment by: Ken R on 13th June 2014 at 01:47

Looks like a tough ride. I hope this is not Mick.

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 13th June 2014 at 07:07

Condition were indeed horrendous - paths muddy - most were drenched by the time we got to Burscough hence quite a few went in the charity shop to het 'new attires' and a few items of 'bright ladies clothing' were also purchased - hence the photo - well done to all 82 who turned up - and raised a substantial amount for 'The Christie' - see you all in July for the Steve Prescott Foundation Ride

Comment by: Anne on 13th June 2014 at 07:57

A seat like that and no rear mud guard.....no wonder the state of him.

Comment by: t on 13th June 2014 at 08:05

Nothing to do with the last few pubs along the towpath then.....

Comment by: kath on 13th June 2014 at 09:23

He must have been tired to lie down on that slutchy path. It's always good to help others - well done whoever he is!

Comment by: irene roberts on 13th June 2014 at 13:42

He reminds me of Howard, having just been discovered with Marina and clobbered by Pearl! Well done to him and all of them on the charity ride.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 13th June 2014 at 21:25

Powfagged :)

Comment by: cullie on 14th June 2014 at 09:44

its super chef tuppy from whelley and further more he did fall in the cut .

Comment by: Mick on 14th June 2014 at 18:52

Im sorry I missed it to be honest

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