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15th Polar Bear 100k and 50k rides scheduled Jan. 12


The sun was out for last January's  Polar Bear Ride on North Main Street Davidson. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

The sun was out for last January’s Polar Bear Ride on North Main Street Davidson. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

Hundreds of cyclists are expected in Davidson Saturday, Jan. 12, for the 15th annual Polar Bear Metric Century (100k) and Half Century (50k) rides through the North Mecklenburg/Lake Norman area. The Rocky River Road Club hosts the rides, and donates a portion of the proceeds to the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson.

Both rides start and finish at Ingersoll-Rand on Beaty Street in Davidson at 10am. Registration opens at 8:30am.

More than 400 cyclists participated in last year’s event, enabling the club to donate $5,600 to the Ada Jenkins Center, along with smaller donations to local churches and non-profits. Read the full story

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12th annual Polar Bear Ride planned Jan. 9


Cyclists had sunny weather for last year's ride in January. (Ron Donson photo)

Cyclists had sunny weather for last year's ride in January. (Ron Donson photo)

The Rocky River Road Club will host its 12th annual “Polar Bear Metric Century” 100k (62 mile) and 50k (31 mile) bicycle rides Saturday, Jan. 9, from Davidson through the countryside in north Mecklenburg, Iredell and Rowan counties. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ada Jenkins Center on Gamble Street in Davidson. Read the full story

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