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Kona AfricaBikes Donated to Charity

Published July 10, 2008

MIAMI, FL (BRAIN)—Just recently 10 new AfricaBikes were spotted around Miami, Florida, donated to the city's Ronald McDonald House.

The new sets of wheels come compliments of New York/New Jersey-based cancer drug company ImClone Systems. Why? Because ImClone Systems chief executive officer is an avid cyclist, and after reading a recent article about Kona's BikeTown Africa program in Bicycling magazine he wanted to help.

The 10 new AfricaBikes were assembled and constructed by former Bicycling editor-in-chief Steve Madden and 80 sales representatives from ImClone Systems. After the AfricaBikes were greased-up and ready for riding, they were then donated to Miami's Ronald McDonald House. Here, the bikes will be ridden by parents whose kids are in the local hospitals battling cancer.

Click on link to check out Current TV's recent Kona BikeTown Africa video.

Topics associated with this article: Advocacy/Non-profits

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