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Calling All Cyclists… Enjoy NY Sights While Riding to Cure CMT!

by | Mar 10, 2015 | 0 comments

Bike NY PictureHereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) is excited to participate for the fourth consecutive year in the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour. It’s an honor says Allison Moore, Founder/CEO of HNF to once again be chosen as a charity partner in one of the biggest events in New York and the largest cycling event in America.

The event provides participants the unique and fun experience to bike through all five boroughs – a 42-mile, traffic-free ride for 32,000 cyclists. Starting just north of Battery Park, the tour runs up Manhattan, through Central Park, around a brief loop in the Bronx and down to the Queensboro Bridge passing countless New York City icons on the way. After a ride over the Pulaski Bridge passing through Brooklyn, riders enjoy an incredible view from the lower deck of the Verrazano Bridge. HNF Riders will get VIP treatment, which includes breakfast and lunch as well as priority start, special bike parking at the start, and a Team CMT singlet.

100% of all donations will go towards HNF’s Therapeutic Research in Accelerated Discovery (TRIAD) program for Charcot-Marie-Tooth. Click here for more information and to register.

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