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Bike event slated for Saturday in Monett

Thursday, June 24, 2010

The third annual Tour de Monett bicycle ride, a fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, will be held this Saturday, June 26 at Monett's South Park.

Sponsored locally by the Flat Tire Gang, the event offers a 38 or 58 mile ride and a century (100 mile) option. The ride is fully supported with rest stops, volunteers and support vehicles. A lunch will be provided at the end of the ride.

Monett pool passes will be given to all participants and are valid for Saturday and Sunday.

Registration is $30 on the day of the event.

Registration will open at 6 a.m. The 100-mile and 58-mile rides will start at 7 a.m. followed by the 38-mile ride at 7:30 a.m.

The Flat Tire Gang is a group os friends and volunteers who work together to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis. Local businesses, such as EFCO Corporation, provide contributions.

In 2009 the team, along with generous support from the community, raised $8,214 for the cause.

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