Cyclists embark on 5-day trip to D.C. for charity

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March 4, 2011, 7:57 am

(NECN: Tom Langford) - A group of cycle riders are heading down the Eastern Seaboard, and it's all part of an effort to make cities more bike-friendly.

It's going to take them about 5 days, and they're going to have hundreds of people joining along the way in Forrest Gump fashion. They have some other people traveling too, because to go so many miles, you're going to need extra wheels, parts, tools, food, fuel, and other things to keep moving. The group is having a reception with people in different cities every night.

It all ends on Tuesday at the National Bike Summit.

Cyclist Tim Johnson tells us more about their trek.

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Tags: Boston, hartford, charity, Washington, D.C., Tom Langford, cyclists, bicycles
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