Wednesday May 16 2012
Bike ride of 330 miles to benefit HIV/AIDS organizations
By: Staff Report
To reach Lincoln at mid morning. today
Nearly 225 cyclists and crew members will leave Folsom Lake and arrive in Lincoln by mid morning as part of a four-day, 330-mile NorCal AIDS benefit ride. The group will then complete the first leg at the Butte County Fairground in late afternoon. The first stop is 8-9:30 a.m. at Fruitvale School on Fruitvale Road, Lincoln. The cyclists are scheduled to stop in Wheatland, Marysville and Loma Rica before completing the first 100 miles in Gridley. Last year, around 90 cyclists participated raising nearly $250,000. The four-day ride also includes Williams, Woodland and the State Capitol in Sacramento on the final day. Among the 12 organizations benefiting from the ride are Sierra Foothill AIDS Foundation of Auburn; Caring Choices of Chico-Redding; and Shasta Trinity Tehama HIV Food Bank of Redding. For more information about NorCal AIDS Cycle, visit norcalaidcycle.org Bicycle Ride to Benefit HIV/AIDS Day One ? Folsom Lake to Gridley Fairgrounds Today ? First stop Fruitvale School, Lincoln, 8-9:30 a.m.