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Organizers emphasize safety for 13th annual Tour de Donut in Troy

Published: Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 3:05 PM

Organizers emphasis safety for 13th Annual Tour de Donut in Troy

The 13th annual Tour de Donut bicycle event on Saturday was another success.

With a record number of 3,000 riders, there was an emphasis on safety on the open roads merging with the motoring public.

(STEVE BAKER / STAFF)

Before the ride started, organizer Roger Bowersock warned riders that if you fail to stop at a stop sign or go left of center “you could die.”

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A dozen of extra Miami County deputies also were patrolling the bike routes to help prevent accidents.

The event started at 8:30 a.m. with the kid races going first.

All of the participants who finished the ride received a medal.