Biking For Equal Rights


FERNDALE - Affirmations, Michigan's community center for LGBTs and their allies, are biking from Detroit to Ann Arbor on Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 10 a.m., to educate and encourage others to take action in their support for equal rights throughout the state.

This day-long event begins at the William G. Milliken State Park on the beautiful Detroit Riverfront. Following a scenic lunch break in Hines Park, riders will head to their destination and after party at the Aut Bar in Ann Arbor.

Riders of all fitness levels are welcome to register. Several training rides are offered through the middle of August to help prepare for the ride. Additionally, support will be available to help participants achieve their nutrition and training goals. Registration is $45 and includes an Equality Ride T-shirt, support and gear (SAG) stops, lunch and after party. Those who may not be able to participate in the ride can still get involved by helping to raise funds for the event. To sign up as a rider, volunteer or fund raiser, visit http://www.goequalityride.com. For more information about this event, contact event coordinator Andi Greer at AGreer@GoAffirmations.org or at 248-677-7215. For more information, visit http://www.goequalityride.com or http://www.facebook.com/equalityride.


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