Tag Archive: Margaret Biggs

DBF Ambassador gets honoured

CTT CHAMPIONS’ NIGHT – Saturday 17th January 2015 On Saturday evening representatives of the Douglas Bader Foundation had the honour of attending the Cycling Time Trials (CTT)’s Champions Night Dinner to honour the inspirational achievements of our DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs. Maggz has been a cycling enthusiast and competitor for most of her life but was… View Article

RTTC Champions Night Honours DBF Ambassador Margaret Biggs!

CTT CHAMPIONS’ NIGHT – Saturday 17th January 2015 On Saturday evening representatives of the Douglas Bader Foundation had the honour of attending the Cycling Time Trials (CTT)’s Champions Night Dinner to honour the inspirational achievements of our DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs. Maggz has been a cycling enthusiast and competitor for most of her life but was… View Article

Unstoppable DBF Ambassador Margaret Biggs in the news again!!

Inspirational DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs, has hit the headlines again in a glowing report published in the Southport Visitor. There’s no stopping Maggz now as she goes from strength to strength. She’s already looking forward to new challenges in 2015… As most of you will know, Maggz not only created and launched Team Bader… View Article

Margaret Biggs going from strength to strength in Cycling Time Trials

Inspirational DBF Ambassador, below-knee amputee Margaret “Maggz” Biggs, is back in the saddle with a vengeance and going from strength to strength in her time trials having recently completed 100 miles in less than 5 hours – an incredible achievement. This was reported in the Southport Visitor and you can read the full article below…. View Article

100 Mile Time Trial Achievement

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Margaret Biggs' 100 mile achievement for Team Bader Cycling

Margaret Biggs' 100 mile achievement for Team Bader Cycling

Our wonderful Ambassador, Margaret (Maggz) Biggs, is going from strength to strength in her Time Trials and has just completed her latest – a 100 mile challenge! This is an extraordinary achievement for Maggz, a below-knee amputee, who is now beating her own previous best times. As these were set many moons ago(!), this is… View Article

Team Bader! Great results in London Triathlon 2014 (with athletes’ personal reports, photos, videos, news story and more…)

A truly amazing effort by our Triathletes in the London Triathlon 2014. All 3 teams consisting of Wyn Jenkins (DBF Ambassador), Maggz Biggs (DBF Ambassador), Helen Chapman, Tessa Barfield, Mark “Buff” Barfield, Tim Delderfield, Lloyd James, Mark Allison and Sophie Delderfield and our Individual Competitor, Marg Jenkins, were superb and couldn’t have given more with… View Article

Support for DBF in London Triathlon!

(Please click on the logo above to visit the London Triathlon Website.) The London Triathlon will take place on the 2nd and 3rd August. The event is approaching fast and our DBF representatives will soon be putting their months of training to the test.  The London Triathlon is the world’s biggest and most iconic triathlon,… View Article
Handicapped Rider Wins Handicap!!

Handicapped Rider Wins Handicap!!

A TRIUMPH FOR TEAM BADER! We are proud and delighted to announce that Douglas Bader Foundation Ambassador, Margaret Biggs, has taken Team Bader Cycling up a notch. Breaking News: “Team Bader Amputee rider, Maggz, wins best placed lady on handicap time. Her time of 1 hr 9 mins 54 secs for the 25 Mile Time… View Article

Team Bader Triumphs! Handicapped Rider Wins Handicap!!

We are proud and delighted to announce that DBF Ambassador, Margaret Biggs, has taken Team Bader Cycling up a notch. Breaking News: “Team Bader Amputee rider, Maggz, wins best placed lady on handicap time. Her time of 1 hr 9 mins 54 secs for the 25 Mile Time Trial in a field of 120 able-bodied… View Article

Team Bader Amputees – 3rd in Time Trials! New photos in.

Huge congratulations to our own Margaret Biggs who has just come third in a cycling Time Trials Event. As some of you will know, Margaret (Maggz) Biggs, a below-knee amputee and valued Ambassador for the Douglas Bader Foundation recently founded Team Bader Cycling as the cycling arm of Team Bader, with another of our great Ambassadors,… View Article

Philip Bailey’s LEJOG Challenge – Day 8

Many thanks to Philip Bailey for sending us his eagerly awaited Blog for Day 8 of his Gruelling LEJOG Challenge. As you will know, Philip is cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for the Douglas Bader Foundation and we are extremely grateful to him for his amazing efforts on behalf of… View Article

Philip Bailey’s LEJOG Blog – Days 6 & 7

 The latest report from Philip Bailey who has just completed the first week of his arduous ride from Lands End to John O’ Groats. Philip is undertaking this ride to raise funds for the Douglas Bader Foundation for which the charity is extremely grateful. But this is also very much a personal challenge for Philip… View Article

Philip Bailey’s LEJOG Ride – latest in Philip’s own words

As you’ll know from previous news posts, Philip Bailey of CMC (County Merlin Cycles) is going to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise funds for the DBF with only 3 weeks to go now until the start of his journey. We are hugely indebted to Philip for this heroic effort on behalf… View Article

TEAM BADER Tandem Challenge Wales – Now see film footage of the finish!

After another steep learning curve I finally worked out how to upload a DVD onto YouTube and the result – eventually – is that you can now see photographer Sandra Demar’s footage of TEAM BADER, DBF Ambassadors and TEAM BADER founders, Wyn Jenkins and Margaret (Maggz) Biggs and fellow amputee cyclists, Gemma Trotter and Colin… View Article

TEAM BADER – Tandem Challenge Wales

DBF Ambassadors, Wyn Jenkins and Margaret Biggs, will undertake to ride the 200 miles vertical axis of Wales on a tandem between the 12th – 15th April. The route will take Wyn and Maggz, both amputee cyclists, from Holyhead to Mumbles passing through Porthmadog, Machynlleth, Aberystwyth, Tregaron, Lampeter, Llandeilo, Annamford, Pontarddulais and Swansea en route…. View Article

TEAM BADER TANDEM CHALLENGE WALES – A rider’s blog by Wyn Jenkins

We are very grateful to Wyn Jenkins, one of the 2 intrepid DBF Ambassadors taking part in the Tandem Challenge Wales for finding time between training sessions to write this blog about his preparations for the ride. You will also find a built in itinerary with some good indications of estimated times of arrival and… View Article
Less Than a Week to Tandem Challenge Wales – Not too late to support them! (With BLOG by Wyn Jenkins)

Less Than a Week to Tandem Challenge Wales – Not too late to support them! (With BLOG by Wyn Jenkins)

On Friday 12th May, two Douglas Bader Foundation Ambassadors, Margaret Biggs (aka Leggz of LimbLine) and Wyn Jenkins, both lower limb amputees, will set off on the start of a 200-mile Tandem Challenge down the vertical axis of Wales. They will be riding a tandem kindly provided by County Cycles of Llanelli, Wales, who will… View Article

Less than a week to Tandem Challenge Wales – Not too late to support them!

There’s less than a week to go before our intrepid Ambassadors, Margaret Biggs (also DBF LimbLine) and Wyn Jenkins, pedal off from Holyhead on their Tandem Challenge Wales. On Friday  12th May, the dynamic duo, both lower limb amputees, will kick off from Holyhead in a bid to complete riding the 200 mile vertical axis… View Article

Ambassadors’ Tandem Challenge Wales a great success!

We were delighted to receive the following action picture taken during our intrepid  Ambassadors, Wyn Jenkins’ and Margaret (aka Maggz) Biggs’ inaugural Welsh Tandem Tryout. Apparently the ride was a great success once Wyn and Maggz got the hang of it. Maggz (behind) was well protected from the cold Welsh Mountain air while Wyn had… View Article

TEAM BADER – 1st Venture: Tandem Challenge Wales

I wonder if any of you remember (mentioning no names, of course – no free advertising on this Website!) the ad featuring the famous chimps and the immortal line: “Can you ride tandem?”?  Well, our intrepid Ambassadors, Wyn Jenkins and Margaret (aka Maggz) Biggs are about to find out as they undertake the first challenge… View Article