America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride around Lake Tahoe
LAKE TAHOE andamp;#8212; Imagine the scenic beauty of Lake Tahoe with its crystal clear blue waters surrounded by towering majestic snow capped peaks. Imagine being able to ride a bicycle around its 72-mile shoreline or a 100-mile century ride. On June 6, more than 3,000 bicycling enthusiasts from all over the country will participate in the 19th annual andamp;#8220;America’s Most Beautiful Bike Rideandamp;#8221; around Lake Tahoe. This fun ride is not a race, but a tour and promotes the Lake Tahoe Bikeway project, the master plan to construct and inter-connect all the bike lanes around Lake Tahoe and is fully supported offering spectacular scenery, fresh mountain air, rest stops with great food and beverage; and is staffed by volunteers from various organizations and professionally managed by experienced ride organizers. The event is sold out with more than 3,300 participants that have pre-registered.The ride is also the culmination of the Leukemia andamp; Lymphoma Society’s spring Team In Training (TNT) Cycle 100 national fund raising program where 1,500 participants from 59 chapters and branches are participating and expect to raise more than $6.8 million dollars. During the past 13 years, TNT has brought nearly 18,000 participants to Lake Tahoe and America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, bringing their total funds raised to $62 million dollars! Since its founding in 1949, the Society has invested more than $680 million in research to support their mission of finding a cure for Leukemia, Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s Disease and Myeloma and to improve the quality of life for their patients and families.
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