Matt Roberts to join charity ride

Matt Roberts is all set to join a motorbike ride in a bid to raise money for a charity organisation.

The BBC MotoGP presenter will be riding a Jorge Lorenzo tribute Yamaha R1down to Valencia from London's Ace Café for the final round of MotoGP 2011 in aid of Riders for Health.

He will be joined on the ride by Steve Keys, who owns a Yamaha franchise in Sussex, and race enthusiast Danny John-Jules, famous for playing The Cat in sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf.

The ride will kickstart on Sunday October 30. The bikers will follow a route taking in the Champagne region, Beaujolais, Montpellier and Barcelona, which will enable them to get involved in the local cultures.

The entire event will be filmed by KMBA productions.

Riders for Health charity is an international non-governmental organisation which has a mission to ensure that health workers in Africa have adequate and uninterrupted access to reliable transport, without which all healthcare projects fail to deliver.

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