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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Will Cycle for Charity

A new group in the St. Louis area is promoting cycling for charitable causes.

Will Cycle for Charity is a nonprofit group of St. Louis cyclists who are donating their time and skills for St. Louis-area charitable organizations through cycling events.

Will Cycle for Charity will put on its second event, Wheels of Glory II, on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Atomic Cowboy nightclub. The doors open at 5 p.m., registration starts at 7 p.m., and indoor bicycle racing begins at 8 p.m. Here's the press release as written by Carrie Zukoski:
Who: Will Cycle for Charity, competitors and fans

What: Wheels of Glory II: indoor bicycle races

When: Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Races start: 8 p.m. --– ?

Where: Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester, St. Louis, MO 63110

Why: Many worthy charities exist in the region. Will Cycle for Charity, a new, all-volunteer group hopes to engage the cycling community in fun, inexpensive fundraisers for some of these organizations with ongoing events. Proceeds from this event and others will be donated to various local organizations. For more information, visit http://www.willcycleforcharity.com.

Details: Participants pay $5 to race against the clock and each other, two at a time. Two trainer bikes are set up with timers with a large video screen in front that depicts a racing scene for the cyclists to race against.
A portion from next week's event will go to a children's charity in the St. Louis area. After the races, DJ Ashley Vulture will provide entertainment from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

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