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Bike ride helps raise money, awareness in fight against polio

Ride started in La Crescent, toured Southeastern MN

Pedaling Against Polio

LA CRESCENT, Minn. (WKBT) - Community members came together to bike for a cause Sunday.

The Apple Blossom Tour is a bike ride in Minnesota looking to help in the Fight against Polio. The ride had participants all starting at the La Crescent Community arena.

From there, bikers chose from 4 different routes. Those included a 5-mile family ride and 16, 30 and 60 mile rides.

Routes took cyclists through scenic views of Southeastern Minnesota. "This is as beautiful as you'll get anywhere else in the country and  we've got the nice county roads and the vistas to enjoy and a great day," said Chuck Dockendorff from the La Crescent Rotary.

This was the 2nd annual event.

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