Rick is rid­ing through the pAin

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

He was mis­di­ag­nosed with can­cer and hit by an HGV, but noth­ing will stop Rick Bar­ton in his lat­est char­ity cy­cle ride. Rick planned his own fu­neral af­ter be­ing in­cor­rectly told by his GP he had liver can­cer in June last year. How­ever, he was later told by his spe­cial­ist that the 65mm tu­mour on his liver was in fact be­nign. De­ter­mined to give some­thing back to Macmil­lan Can­cer Sup­port, Rick and 10 other ama­teur cy­clists (pic­tured) rode from Peter­bor­ough Cathe­dral to the Skeg­ness Clock Tower, rais­ing just shy of £7,500. Rick is now plan­ning a sec­ond ride on Oc­to­ber 16 from the BT Tower in Lon­don to Peter­bor­ough de­spite be­ing hit by an HGV just out­side Stan­ground and be­ing told it looks like he has a com­pres­sion frac­ture in his lower spine and a slipped disc. He said: “I am not about to let a lit­tle lorry crash beat me.” This year Rick is rid­ing for Marie Curie. To do­nate, visit: https://www.just­giv­ing.com/ fundrais­ing/Rick­Bar­ton.

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