Lake Tahoe bike ride raises $7.5 million for cancer research

[Justin Scacco, Sierra Sun]

The event began and ended in South Lake Tahoe, and took cyclists on a clockwise route around Tahoe. Team in Training riders rode an additional ...

Several thousand cyclists made the 72-mile trek around Lake Tahoe on June 3, participating in Bike the West's 27th annual America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride.

For the past two decades charity program Team in Training has been bringing riders to Tahoe to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and with more than 1,000 riders at this year's event, the group has surpassed the $100 million mark.

"After 22 years I think they have brought over 27,500 trained athletes, and this year they surpassed — with this event — raising over $100 million," said Bike the West Ride Director Curtis ...