Minnesota NBG Riders Head for Des Moines

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  1. At 8:32 AM -0500 6/1/03, cyclogical recumbent bicycles wrote:

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jeff Longtin, cyclogical recumbent bicycles
    507.456.6177 [email protected]

    National Bicycle Greenway Mayors' Ride cyclists are off! Mayor joins effort to form nationwide
    bike trail

    Owatonna - Avid cyclists are crossing the U.S. as part of a nationwide relayto gain support for a
    coast-to-coast system of interconnected bike-able roads and paths.

    The riders began May 2 in Washington, D.C., and a route was added this year from St.Paul, MN to Des
    Moines, IA which will meet up with the route's riders arriving from Chicago. Owatonnan, Jeff Longtin
    and Peter Borgen of St.Paul will meet with St.Paul Mayor Randy Kelly on Tuesday June the 3rd and
    head South on bicycles to arrive in Owatonna later that evening.

    Prior to departing from Owatonna, Mayor Pete Connor will meet with with riders Jeff and Peter and
    will present a proclamation noting the city's support for the National Bicycle Greenway's efforts to
    promote a nation wide network of bicycle-friendly, inter-connected roadways.

    Jeff and Peter will arrive in Des Moines, IA on Friday, June 6 and will join with riders who will be
    arriving from Chicago for a meeting with Des Moines' mayor Preston Daniels at 12:00.

    WHAT: Proclaiming the City of Owatonna's support for a coast-to-coast bike trail.

    WHO: City Mayor Pete Connor and cyclists Jeff Longtin and Peter Borgen who are riding in the
    National Bicycle Greenway Mayor's Ride

    WHEN: 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 4th, 2003

    WHERE: Custom Coffee, Cedar Avenue, Owatonna

    All cyclists are encouraged to attend with their bikes to show their support, enjoy a roll
    compliments of cyclogical recumbent bicycles, and following a group picture, escort Jeff and Peter
    out of town as they head to Iowa.

    For more information on the Mayors' Ride and the National Bicycle Greenway, visit: www.bikeroute.com
    Regards, Jeff cyclogical recumbent bicycles www.cyclogicalrecumbents.com

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