Inspirational Leeds United fan to complete 1,000 mile Ireland bike ride to fund vital MND research

An inspirational Leeds United fan is set to complete a 1,000 mile bike ride around Ireland to help fund vital research into MND .

Phil Buchan, 50, was struck by a car in London which had mounted the pavement four years ago while he was on his way to a Leeds United match.

The impact instantly sliced off the lower part of his right leg, forcing him to spend several months in a wheelchair before he later learnt to walk again using a prosthetic leg.

Not to be defeated, Phil took up cycling on a “serious basis” 12 months ago as part of his recovery.


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