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See Spot Ride, part of Lake Erie Cyclefest

Date: July 30th, 2023 at 10:50 AM
See Spot Ride, part of Lake Erie Cyclefest
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See Spot Ride, the fourth annual Because You Care Ride for Animal Rescue will take place on the lovely back roads of McKean Township in southern Erie County.
Only six miles from the Millcreek Mall, the picturesque countryside offers
beautiful routes with varying terrain, including a 40-mile, 25-mile, and 10-mile ride. Routes will begin at McKean Elementary School
and finish at the Because You Care Adoption Center with a casual "Pawty" including a food truck, ice cream from The Straw Hat
beer, and bevies, and music.
Spot and kitty friend, Liza, will be ready to greet you and introduce you to their adorable, adoptable friends!
Price: $35.00 Event Fee Early Bird 
Registration: Price increases to $45.00 after June 30, 2022, at 11:59pm EDT 
All 6 rides of Lake Erie Cyclefest are easy to sign up for in one place ...turn your wheels and head for lots of details, and rides and sign up... SEE YOU ON THE RIDE!
Ride Date: Sunday, July 30, 2023
Registration: 8:00 am at McKean Elementary School with "814 Outdoor Sports" as our support
Start Time: 40 mile ride-9:00am 
                  25 mile ride- 9:30am 
                   10-mile ride- 9:45am
Paw-ty Time: including food trucks, beer, and music.11:30-2pm

-All rides will be marked and for your colored Paw Print painted on the pavement
-Rest stop  for each ride will be available to refresh your water bottle and boost your energy with snacks
-All riders must wear helmets
-All rides are tours and will not be timed
-All riders must obey Pennsylvania Bicycle Laws 
-A Short 1.2 mile ride back to your car along West Rd. But PLEASE, for your safety, walk your bike down our steep driveway
-Only registered riders will receive BYC Bucks
-Please remember to use your bike lights on your ride!
-Keep your eyes open for more details as they pop up on the Facebook Event page 

We look forward to seeing you and your bike! Because YOU Care... we are all on the Path to Rescue!


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