She wrote that her husband had completed the ride five times, adding: 'Now it's my turn to prove I too can do it.'
Professor Gerada has raised more than £1,100 to date from the ride to Paris.
The RCGP annual conference takes place next month in Harrogate from 3-5 October.
GP magazine will be producing daily editions available at the conference and via our website, and filming and writing about the key events.
- Click here for more coverage of RCGP events and to view daily editions of GP from last year's RCGP conference
- Click here to visit Professor Gerada's justgiving page and to make a donation to The Royal British Legion