Tour of Long Beach raises $130,000 for Charity
The third annual Long Beach Bike Festival and second annual Tour of Long Beach were a great success. The Tour, which had a 31 mile option that toured many of beaches, parks and neighborhoods, and a metric century option (which did the loop twice).
The tour and the two day festival has something for everyone. Friday evening included a showing of Michael Buach’s move Riding with the Dutch, a short tribute to our colleague Mark Bixby, booths for everyone to enjoy – and a collection of antique bikes brought by Cyclone Coast Coasters.
Saturday started with The Tour of Long Beach attracting nearly 2,000 riders. The Tour is part of a fund raising event for Miller’s, which this year raised approximately $130,000 for the hospital, double what was raised last year. The event had something for everyone. Balloons, face painting and a climbing wall for the kids, bike safety checks and beer garden.Check out some great pictures by Daniel deBoom of The Tour of Long Beach at The Long Beach Post.