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Clinton River Trail Charity Ride Raises $2,500

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Oct 05, 2017 News

ROCHESTER — Second Annual “Cruisin’ for the Trails” Charity Ride Raises $2,500 for Friends of the Clinton River Trail

Over 100 riders endured the near 90 degree temperature to participate in the second annual “Cruisin’ for the Trails” fall ride to benefit the Clinton River Trail.

Hosted by Motor City Brew Tours, and sponsored by New Belgium Brewing Company, the event raised $2,500 to be used by the Friends of the Clinton River Trail for trail improvements.

The route took riders about nine miles along the trail, from Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills to the Filmore 13 Brewery in downtown Pontiac, and then back. In addition to a t-shirt and bike related SWAG, adult riders were provided with lots of water, KIND snacks and selected New Belgium beverages.

As part of the event festivities, New Belgium Brewing donated a custom designed bicycle for Friends of the Clinton River Trail (FCRT) to raffle at the end of the ride.Each year New Belgium contracts to have several unique designed bicycles built exclusively for them. The bikes are used to recognize employee milestones and for charitable causes. In this case the bike was hand-built by Detroit Bikes in their west-side Detroit factory. Sweet!


Source: Rochester Media

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