City pause in epic cycle trek

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FUNDRAISING cyclists took a breather in Sheffield while on an epic 500-mile journey.

The 50-strong group was taking part in a very unusual race. Last week, a 6,000 tonne section of aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth left Portsmouth yard by barge, heading for a dockyard in Fife.

Just a few days later, they set off chasing it all the way north. They hoped to raise thousands for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines charities. Visit