City workers Paul Meyers, 43, from Loughton, David Shaw, 43, from Bexleyheath, Justine Smeal, 35, from London, and Lee Woodyard, 24 from Dartford, can usually be found at global asset management firm BlackRock, in Throgmorton Avenue in the heart of the city. But they will be switching calculators for carbon fibre and their suits will be replaced by full Lycra, when they jet off to the US later this week. The quad will cycle 3,200 miles from the firm's San Francisco office to their New York base in just 13 days, to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity.

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