Mumbles lifeboat station welcomed 23 cyclists to the station Saturday morning.

Lifeboats News Release

The team known as the Lon Las Loonies are taking part in a coastal cycle ride.

Cyclists meet at The Mumbles Lifeboat station

RNLI/Andy Miles

Lon Las Loonies

The riders were in the final day of cycling from Rhyl to Cardiff via Aberystwyth, St Davids and Port Eynon .
The riders expect to raise around £10,000 for the RNLI . Anyone wishing to donate can do so online at

Tim Conway - lifeboat operations manager at The Mumbles said ' Fundraising like this is so appreciated by the charity. Without the efforts of these amazing people we simply could not continue to be the charity that saves lives at sea'.

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