Going green: Teens take aim at cross-country bike trip

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“A half-dozen teenagers and one slightly-older teacher will bicycle out of San Francisco this summer, on their way across the Central Valley, over the Sierra Nevada mountains and then all the way to New York City.

The lucky seven cyclists from San Francisco’s Ruth Asawa School of the Arts call their upcoming journey ‘Pedal Towards The Future,’ and the group aims not only for the adventure of a lifetime but also to make a statement.

‘This isn’t just a bike trip. We’re also going to spread our environmental message along the way: pedal power over gas power. It’s as much about the journey as it is the destination,’ said Emmet Forde, 17, a high school senior.”

View the whole story here: https://www.sacbee.com/sports/outdoors/article241654756.html

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