HMT 6(66) Beast Of A Ride

Welcome to the team page for Heavy Metal Truants 666- The Beast of A Ride! Cycling 168 miles from London Alexandra Palace to Download Festival at Donnington in just 3 days.

The Heavy Metal Truants is the only charity cycle ride of its kind, and it represents the spirit of the metal community. We are artists, agents, managers, labels, industry and fans united by a love of heavy metal and a desire to raise money for kids who need it most, in the name of Nordoff Robbins, Childline, and Teenage Cancer Trust.
Please donate generously to any of our team riders below, or to the general Mr H.M Truant page.

For more info please go to www.heavymetaltruants.com

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  • Aaron Aedy

    Aaron Aedy

    I'm the Rhythm Guitarist in Paradise Lost and very proud to be making this 180 Mile / 290KM! Charity bicycle ride from London to Download FeRead more

    £483.00
    Raised
    £578.75 with
    Gift Aid
    15 donations
    36% 36%

    of £1,350 target
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  • Alexander Milas

    Alexander Milas

    Anyone who knows me is probably aware that the Truants, and indeed the Heavy Metal Truants are a big part of my life - in fact, riding for cRead more

    £1,363
    Raised
    £1,494 with
    Gift Aid
    31 donations
    91% 91%

    of £1,500 target
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  • Andy Hunns

    Andy Hunns

    Thanks for visiting my page. This is the 6th time I have done this difficult but incredibly rewarding ride. Why do I do it? Simple, to raiseRead more

    £2,317
    Raised
    £2,778 with
    Gift Aid
    89 donations
    93% 93%

    of £2,500 target
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    £638.00
    Raised
    £749.25 with
    Gift Aid
    24 donations
    47% 47%

    of £1,350 target
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    £525.00
    Raised
    £635.00 with
    Gift Aid
    21 donations
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    £3,045
    Raised
    £3,541 with
    Gift Aid
    55 donations
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  • Dominic Brennan

    Dominic Brennan

    I attempted this ride 2 years ago and ended on the tarmac so feel the need to test myself by riding again the 150 miles from London to DonniRead more

    £1,145
    Raised
    £1,429 with
    Gift Aid
    7 donations
    76% 76%

    of £1,500 target
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  • Emma Donoghue

    Emma Donoghue

    This is my second year and being honest, half way through last years ride, swore I would never do it again! I crossed the finish line, got tRead more

    £2,605
    Raised
    £2,911 with
    Gift Aid
    53 donations
    130% 130%

    of £2,000 target
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  • Gareth Price-Baghurst

    Gareth Price-Baghurst

    My name is Gareth Price-Baghurst, I’m a touring actor musician and I’m doing this because it is a fantastic challenge for fantastic charitieRead more

    £1,046
    Raised
    £1,250 with
    Gift Aid
    69 donations
    72% 72%

    of £1,450 target
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  • Gizz Butt

    Gizz Butt

    I'm Gizz Butt, guitarist and songwriter, occasional singer! Playing in Pyogenesis, The Dizzy Miss Lizzys and about to record a new Janus StaRead more

    £2,193
    Raised
    £2,483 with
    Gift Aid
    64 donations
    162% 162%

    of £1,350 target
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  • Helen Whittaker

    Helen Whittaker

    A beast of a ride.... That’s going to mean I’ll be working as hard as humanly possible to raise as many funds as I can in exchange for asRead more

    £2,190
    Raised
    £2,340 with
    Gift Aid
    29 donations
    110% 110%

    of £2,000 target
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  • Jack Davey

    Jack Davey

    After several years of listening to the other HMCC riders herald the Truants rides, I have finally joined up. As much as I love riding bikesRead more

    £452.50
    Raised
    £555.63 with
    Gift Aid
    15 donations
    34% 34%

    of £1,350 target
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  • James Williams

    James Williams

    After watching the Truants come over the finish line for the last 3 years it was definitely my turn to take part. Cycling from Alexandra PalRead more

    £1,550
    Raised
    £1,691 with
    Gift Aid
    47 donations
    115% 115%

    of £1,350 target
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  • James Hursthouse

    James Hursthouse

    For the fourth consecutive year, I am once again donning helmet and spandex to ride with the Heavy Metal Truants in aid of vulnerable kids.Read more

    £1,597
    Raised
    £1,675 with
    Gift Aid
    36 donations
    60% 60%

    of £2,666 target
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  • James Carey

    James Carey

    This is my first charity bike ride - 186 miles is a little further than my usual journey to the station and back, so needless to say I'm vagRead more

    £845.00
    Raised
    £960.00 with
    Gift Aid
    26 donations
    63% 63%

    of £1,350 target
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  • Jason Mendonca

    Jason Mendonca

    Once more I am to embark on the epic journey to Castle Donington with a merry band of Heavy Metal Truants! This fantastic endeavour raises fRead more

    £789.00
    Raised
    £916.25 with
    Gift Aid
    26 donations
    79% 79%

    of £1,000 target
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  • Jerry Ewing

    Jerry Ewing

    Thanks for taking the time to visit my Heavy Metal Truants page. This is the fifth time I'll be heading off from Alexandra Palace on a freshRead more

    £2,883
    Raised
    £3,457 with
    Gift Aid
    108 donations
    222% 222%

    of £1,300 target
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  • Keith Barton

    Keith Barton

    Hello, I'm extremely proud to be selected as a member of the Heavy Metal Truants 6(66) team. On the 6th June 2018 I'm going to be cycling 18Read more

    £1,010
    Raised
    £1,203 with
    Gift Aid
    59 donations
    75% 75%

    of £1,350 target
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    £160.00
    Raised
    £200.00 with
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    3 donations
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  • Mark Thomas

    Mark Thomas

    I have the honour of being invited by my good friend the Dark Lord, Alexander Milas and Rod Smallwood (legendary manager of the mighty IronRead more

    £1,574
    Raised
    £1,933 with
    Gift Aid
    40 donations
    94% 94%

    of £1,666 target
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  • Matthew Taylor

    Matthew Taylor

    Im Matt Taylor, a space scientist who was involved in a mission that spent some time around a comet and sometimes likes to listen to music oRead more

    £4,080
    Raised
    £4,267 with
    Gift Aid
    138 donations
    204% 204%

    of £2,000 target
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  • Monika Wlodarska

    Monika Wlodarska

    And here we go again... Last year was my debut within the ranks of Heavy Metal Truants and I survived! Who would have thought? This year I pRead more

    £1,920
    Raised
    £2,118 with
    Gift Aid
    25 donations
    120% 120%

    of £1,600 target
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  • Mr H M Truant
    £266.66
    Raised
    £293.33 with
    Gift Aid
    10 donations
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  • Niall Scott

    Niall Scott

    Hi! By day I am a philosopher, metal studies scholar, a Reader in Philosophy and Popular Culture at the University of Central Lancashire inRead more

    £1,530
    Raised
    £1,775 with
    Gift Aid
    63 donations
    102% 102%

    of £1,500 target
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  • Nick Azinas

    Nick Azinas

    I'm a 2 times veteran Heavy Metal Truant, having previously cycled in 2015 and 2017. The ride has been one of the best experiences of the yeRead more

    £950.00
    Raised
    £1,040 with
    Gift Aid
    51 donations
    70% 70%

    of £1,350 target
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  • Nigel Jones
    £920.00
    Raised
    £1,150 with
    Gift Aid
    12 donations
    184% 184%

    of £500 target
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  • Paul Hope

    Paul Hope

    Again for 2018, I'm taking part in a 164-mile cycle ride from London to Castle Donington on 6th June with my Heavy Metal Truants comrades -Read more

    £500.00
    Raised
    £602.50 with
    Gift Aid
    18 donations
    25% 25%

    of £2,000 target
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  • Petrus du Plessis

    Petrus du Plessis

    Firstly I cant ride a bike very well, secondly Im heavy so my backside will hurt and lastly Its for a great cause!!

    £1,055
    Raised
    £1,273 with
    Gift Aid
    60 donations
    70% 70%

    of £1,500 target
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    £610.00
    Raised
    £747.50 with
    Gift Aid
    21 donations
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  • Richard Orr

    Richard Orr

    Thanks for taking the time to visit my sponsorship page. This year has been my 4th annual ride with the Heavy Metal Truants on our 180 mRead more

    £1,278
    Raised
    £1,542 with
    Gift Aid
    45 donations
    95% 95%

    of £1,350 target
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  • Steve Horne

    Steve Horne

    Hi there! Yes it's true, for the sixth year in a row I will be cycling 180 miles from London to Download festival. Since starting the heavRead more

    £866.60
    Raised
    £1,012 with
    Gift Aid
    28 donations
    58% 58%

    of £1,500 target
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  • Steve Marsh

    Steve Marsh

    Fancy being a great human and donating to Teenage Cancer Trust, Nordoff Robbins & Childline? This June I'll join a bunch of great boys anRead more

    £1,560
    Raised
    £1,815 with
    Gift Aid
    69 donations
    104% 104%

    of £1,500 target
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  • Wayne Maunders

    Wayne Maunders

    Thanks for visiting my new sponsorship page. This year will be my third truants ride to Download and every year it amazes me how generousRead more

    £2,515
    Raised
    £2,795 with
    Gift Aid
    42 donations
    180% 180%

    of £1,400 target
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  • HMT JMWM

    Hmt jmwm

    Thanks for taking the time to visit our Donation page. Once again Jon Wayne and Mark will be riding with The Heavy metal Truants on whatRead more

    £6,917
    Raised
    £8,084 with
    Gift Aid
    172 donations
    128% 128%

    of £5,400 target
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