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Dutch ‘Ride of the Roses’ Raises US$140,000

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NAALDWIJK, Netherlands (29 August 2000) — Some 4,000 people participated in last weekend’s cancer ride and raised NLG300,000 (US$140,000) for the Dutch association Kankerbestrijding. The first ‘Ride of the Roses’ was organized by US cyclist Lance Armstrong in his home city Austin, Texas, in 1997. The Dutch ride was 115 kilometers long and took place […]

NAALDWIJK, Netherlands (29 August 2000) — Some 4,000 people participated in last weekend’s cancer ride and raised NLG300,000 (US$140,000) for the Dutch association Kankerbestrijding. The first ‘Ride of the Roses’ was organized by US cyclist Lance Armstrong in his home city Austin, Texas, in 1997. The Dutch ride was 115 kilometers long and took place for the third time. (JW)

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