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Jim Rogers Memorial Bicycle Ride

The 4th annual Jim Rogers Memorial Bicycle Ride will take off from Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop at 11am this Saturday. Jim Rogers was a local cyclist who was struck and killed by a car on highway 174 near Colfax by a driver who was believed to be distracted while talking on a cell phone.    Rogers widow, Carolyn Jones-Rogers and son Nate Rogers visit the site of Jim’s accident every year on January 31st, and have turned the tragedy into a mission to educate youth in particular about the risky use of cell phones while driving.  Over 5,000 cell phone stickers created by friend Karen Wallack-Eisen,  have been distributed throughout California and beyond.
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There are two rides to choose from: The Lemond Loop which is about 20 miles and the Nevada City Loop with approximately 6 miles.  Both are road courses with ride leaders to help keep cyclists safe.  A sandwich lunch will be available after the ride as sandwiches were Jim Rogers favorite meal.
Click here to listen to Carolyn Jones-Rogers

The bike ride is free and family friendly, and cell phone stickers will also be available at the event.

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