A LONG, hot and dusty desert ride awaits two Huddersfield women.
Both are planning to take part in a 250-mile cycle ride along the Nile.
Kate Rose, 26, from Huddersfield, and Louise Emms, 25, of Marsh, need to raise £2,500 each to embark on the Egypt Ride in October.
They will be supporting the Women for Women charity, which pays for research into genetic disorders, as well as promoting healthier pregnancies.
Kate and Louise are seeking sponsors to back their effort.
They will be holding a raffle in July and are also looking for prizes.
Louise is a music teacher while Kate manages a Leeds theatre company.
The pair will be among 200 cyclists setting off from Luxor and heading down the Nile, before crossing the vast river for the return leg.
The journey takes them to the magnificent Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser.
The journey should take about five days.
Anyone who would like to support them should contact www.cyclethenile.com