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Charity drive on two wheels RICHARD Barrett is pedal-
and children's illnesses.
compared to what you see
man resources manager first got into cycling a couple of
through," Mr Barrett said. "A little bit of saddle soreness never killed anyone."
ling to Sydney in a good The Lions Richlands hu-
years ago to improve his
health and now plans to help
improve the health pros-
pects of sick children by rais-
"Riding 1200km is nothing
the kids in hospital go
To donate, visit www.workingwonders .com.au
ing money for the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation.
He will ride to Sydney in
October as part of the 1200km for Kids Charity Bike Ride with friends
Darryl Dixon and Daniel Mendes, both of Forest Lake.
The cause is one close to his heart. "When my oldest. Tristan,
was born he was in the infectious disease ward," he said.
"I got a chance to see the scope, professionalism and scope of the doctors."
The ride will help raise money for research and equipment at the hospital
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PEDAL POWER: Richard
Barrett will ride from Brisbane to Sydney.