Last year cycling dinner raised £180,000 for children's charity

Sir Dave Brailsford joins AMR CycleSport charity dinner

Sir Dave Brailsford has again pledged his support for the annual CycleSport dinner, which last year raised £180,000 for children’s charity Action Medical Research.

Set to take place at London’s Hurlington Club on November 28th, the Wiggle-sponsored dinner is open to all cycling fans and tables remain on sale here.

The performance director of British Cycling said: "The Champions of CycleSport Dinner is always a great way to round off a successful cycling season. This will be my third year at the event and it gets bigger and better every time. It’s a fantastic opportunity to celebrate all that’s great about cycling with a room full of like-minded people while supporting a truly worthwhile cause.

“I really do respect the work that Action Medical Research does, that is why I’ll be there. The potential to save and change children’s lives through medical research is so important. If in our own little way we can contribute and help youngsters then we’re very proud to be a part of that.”

Other new additions to the guest list include former British road champion Roger Hammond, now manager of the newly formed Madison-Genesis team. He is joined by team rider Dean Downing who recently won the Beaumont Trophy, the UK’s oldest one-day road race and an event twice won by Sir Bradley Wiggins. Guests already announced include Chris Boardman MBE, Jonathan Tiernan-Locke and Jody Cundy.

An auction of exclusive cycling lots will take place on the night, with proceeds of sales going towards the work AMR does with sick babies and children. Hosted by BBC commentator Simon Brotherton and sponsored by Frog Bikes, this year’s auction includes a fantastic VIP hospitality package for two to enjoy the finale of the 2014 Tour de France, kindly donated by Team Sky.

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