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4 May 2013

Pictures, tweets and news from the 240 mile bike ride

300 Town fans departed Canalside Sports Complex on Wednesday as Pedal for Pounds 4 a Tour of Yorkshire got underway!

To follow the progress of the riders, see pictures and for all the latest news you can follow the stream below which we will update regularly.

For live updates follow us on twitter @htafcdotcom; remember to use #p4p4!

Remember that cyclists will be performing a lap of honour before kick-off on Saturday; make sure you are in the Stadium to give them a round of applause!

@GLillisAgent Wowzers today was tough! 1/2 a day then #p4p4 is complete! Met some great people! Special shout out to @Blueappleyork givin me a push #ledge

@YorkshireAirAmb here's our Paul- director fundraising with Tony from f'raising team after making it to #harrogate earlier #yaateam

@marklillis7 Hardest day of my life today but so proud I did it & so proud of every p4p4 rider! On my way to kings cross now for u18 play off game 2moz

@htfcrach Day three , tough ride in the wind!! @htafcdotcom @YorkshireAirAmb @Examiner

@r_deegsxx #p4p4 day 3 done, tough day for some of the cyclists & they've all done extremely well. Great atmosphere in Harrogate, looking 4wd to 2mro!x

@htafcdotcom Tired Legend #htafc #p4p4 

3pm-6pm - After a few challenging hills, Town’s P4P4 cyclists arrive in the their final overnight stop of Harrogate

‏@dunstan74 Tough morning but the pinks pulling on the experiences of Brighton & Yeovil #p4p4 @htafcdotcom

@mick_greig @htafcdotcom @KimK14 a tired looking red team 20 miles from lunch in Thirsk #p4p4 #utt 

@htafcdotcom #p4p4 Support Team escorting cyclists down Sutton Bank

@ThePinkLinkLtd Team blue outside black swan at helmsley 

@rob_large #p4p4 #teamwhite Martin Thornton drops in to help fix a bike after a #teamwhite collision

1pm - Cyclists enjoy lunch in Thirsk before heading through Ripon and on to Harrogate

@bedmeister 1st flat of the day for #teamsilver 3.7miles in #p4p4 #drat 

‏@lisaparry88 #P4P4 #teamturqouise ready for day 3 

@ThePinkLinkLtd Day 3 #p4p4 from scarborough to harogate @htafcdotcom @RevellWard . Difficult first 8 mile hill . Sort the legs out 

@htafcdotcom Setting off from Scarborough #p4p4 #htafc

9am – depart from Scarborough and head towards Pickering and Thirsk

Friday (Day Three)

Day 2 media coverage

@jdl0031 Here in Scarborough...what a day #p4p4 #yaa

@Dan_Fowler_FND1 Day 2 of #p4p4 done. Arrived in sunny Scarborough. #teamblack

‏@thechief74 63 miles completed today. Personal highlight was a brew made by Mrs Hoyle. #sunburn not so pleasant #p4p4 #TeamBlack

@SeanMJarvis Great day - got to scabs - feeling it a bit - but off for fish and chips now! #p4p4

@bedmeister14h When @htafcdotcom sort hotels out they do it in style ..Well done @r_deegsxx. .Grand place to stay.

3pm-6pm - Cyclists arrive in Scarborough after 65 miles on the road

@Dan_Fowler_FND Team Black winding our way into Bridlington #p4p4 #teamblack

@curtispaxman #TeamWhite suffer their first puncture #p4p4 

@OrchardEnergy The pedal for pounds cyclists have reached the 18 mile pit stop en route to Scarborough #p4p4

@mr_shooter Water stop

@r_deegsxx #p4p4 Green Team on the Hornsea Rail Trail

1pm - cyclists enjoy a brief pit spot at Hornsea before heading towards the coast!

@ThePinkLinkLtd @htafcdotcom #p4p4 day 2 setting off from hull to scarborough- lovely weather. Had a laugh getting tandem into lift

‏@mick_greig @htafcdotcom @KimK14 Day 2 ready to rock & roll!!

@dunstan741h Teams getting ready to go #p4p4 @htafcdotcom

@htafcdotcom A brief puncture repair stop for team blue just outside Hull #P4P4 

9am - depart from Hull towards Hornsea and Bridlington 

Thursday (Day Two)

Day 1 media coverage

‏@SeanMJarvis Made it to hull - great day - #p4p4 cyclists all seem in good spirits - just off for some pasta and a couple of beers!

@hudds_charlie Day one of the ride done. Just a bit of re-fuelling to to now!!! #p4p4 

@Dave_Goward Day one done, 81 miles done, now to find some food. #p4p4

@LindleyTerrier Could easily have quit after 35 miles today, in agony, but thanks to the Team Black lads who got me through the day. Cheers guys! #P4P4

@marklillis7 Feels like pre-season again,but every day we all get stronger #p4p4

@rob_large #p4p4 #teamwhite Hull City Centre 

#p4p4 #teamwhite Kingston-Upon-Hull 

@thomas_firbank Day 1 done! Now to find sumat to eat and a pint #p4p4 

3pm-6pm - Cyclists arrive safe and sound in Hull

@rob_large1 #p4p4 #teamwhite Just arrived for a well deserved lunch break! 

@SeanMJarvis Lunch break in Howden - 48 miles done all good #p4p4

1pm - Cyclists arrive at Howden for a lunch break

@YorkshireAirAmb Cyclists 1st water stop on @p4p4 @htafcdotcom 

@dunstan74 Nearly halfway on Day 1 of #p4p4 Team Pink making good progress and definitely not last @htafcdotcom

11am - First drinks stop of the day, 25 miles in to the bike ride

Stephen King ‏@thechief74 @htafcdotcom #P4P4 #TeamBlack at 4 miles 

9am - Dean Hoyle leads out the first group of riders as the bike ride gets underway

@LindleyTerrier Nearly time..... 

@rob_large #p4p4 Pre-cycle Motivation speech from Sean Jarvis! 

@mr_shooter Getting ready to go #p4p4 

8am – Cyclists gather at Canalside in preparation for the fourth Pedal for Pounds bike ride

Wednesday (Day One)

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