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Biker group does a lap and a half of the Earth around NI to deliver lockdown essentials

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The Volunteer Bikers Group

The Volunteer Bikers Group

The Volunteer Bikers Group

A group of bikers who banded together to make essential deliveries during the pandemic have clocked up a total of 37,000 miles - the equivalent of a lap-and-a-half of the Earth - and are set to make their 1,500th 'drop' this weekend.

The Volunteer Bikers Group (VBG) began with just five riders and now has 200 members who travel all over distributing food parcels, medication and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Deliveries have included essential chemotherapy drugs for a patient in Donegal, who needed an urgent delivery from Altnagelvin Hospital.