AS THE weather starts to warm up more people take to their bikes.

Young and old hop into the saddle, both to get fit, get some fresh air and have fun. It's also a great way to raise money for charity.

Many people choose cycling as way of raising funds for good causes. Whether riding along a short stretch of the Leeds and Liverpool, tackling the journey from John o' Groats to Lands End, or biking across a foreign country, it's a fulfilling challenge. We take a look at a selection of rides over the years on which the T&A has reported.