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Bike MS: Bike to Jack and Back 2021

October 16-17, 2021

Rumored to be the best finish line experience and best sunset in all of Bike MS! See for yourself as you ride from Page High School in Franklin to the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg where you’ll be greeted by a celebration complete with food, drinks, and even a Jack & Coke slushie trailer. Enjoy a tour of the distillery and an evening dinner and awards program at their exclusive BBQ Hill. Start Sunday with a hot breakfast before returning to Franklin for a finish line experience along with a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS. Feel the extraordinary support and excitement throughout your journey as we come together to reach our goal—a world free of MS.

Click here to go to the signup page and sign up with the Highland Rim team.

In Memory of Dale Smith

Dale Smith

We are saddened to hear of the loss of our friend and a founding club member Dale Smith. This picture shows Dale (second from the right) along with five other AEDC employees who founded the Highland Rim Bicycle Club in 1974. R.I.P. Dale, we’ll miss you.

Dale Smith 1943—2021

Hit the road this summer with bicycle safety

John Coffelt, The Manchester Times Staff Writer

Seven-year-old Mason Johnson shows off the bicycle he won at the Old Stone Fort State Park/Manchester Recreation Department bike rodeo and parade. Johnson rode his new bike during the parade, a round trip ride to the state park and back. Staff photo by John Coffelt

No gas, little maintenance — the freedom of the road is truly free when riding a bicycle, but this carefree transportation requires some precautions to stay safe as possible.

“Always wear a helmet,” local certified instructor Joe Capezza of the Highland Rim Bicycle Club stresses first thing.

Before each ride, he performs the ABC Quick Check, to make certain the bicycle is ready for the journey.

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