Charity bike ride around Ipswich in the blissful summer of 1984

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred

What can be more fun than a cycle ride out in the countryside on a warm summer’s day?

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred

Back in 1984 hundreds of cyclists did just that - with the aim to raise as much money for the charity of their choice as possible.

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred

The enthusiasts donned fancy dress - perhaps not the best cycling gear on a sunny day with many miles to complete - as part of the fun.

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred

Ipswich Star photographer David Kindred captured an assortment of characters and fashions, from riders dressed up as St Trinian's schoolgirls, to French onion and garlic sellers to one man dressed as a baby, complete with bonnet, bib and a makeshift nappy.

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred

The bike ride was stretched all over Ipswich, as the cyclists made their way through the town centre and also passed under the Orwell bridge.

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred

Did you take part in the charity cycle ride in Ipswich 1984? To share your memories, email imagecurators@archant.co.uk

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Pic

This cyclist looked like she was having a great time raising money for charity on the bike ride Picture: DAVID KINDRED - Credit: David Kindred