Bicyclists begin long ride for fundraising in Santa Monica

A group of casual bicycle riding ne’er-do-wells are looking to begin a cross-country W.A.R. in Santa Monica. The casualties? The cyclists themselves. The intended target? Pediatric cancer. Cal’s Angels, a non-profit for pediatric cancer, is hosting its inaugural W.A.R. (Wishes Awareness Research) on Wheels charity bike ride, kicking off at Santa Monica Visitor Kiosk (Corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.) this Saturday, April 27. The event will see a team of cyclists ride roughly 2,499 miles along US Route 66 to just outside of Chicago, Illinois. Their goal is to raise $2,499,000 (a thousand dollars a mile) for…

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