I've since looked this up, and I think that he's part of Re-Cycle, Bicycle Aid For Africa. The charity has administration in Colchester and Brighton, so maybe this fellow is connected?
Anyway, I can't find anything about a specific sponsored ride, so I hope he gets back in touch so that I can pass on my best wishes properly!
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