The 3rd Believe in Me Bike Ride was fabulous. We are so grateful to our sponsors, volunteers, and riders for making it a success. 
The Eagles Club was a great new location. Megan and her staff were most accommodating.  
And the weather - perfect! 
For more information visit our bike ride website at
The 2018 Believe in Me Bike Ride was held on Saturday June 23, 2018 .
SPONSORS - We wouldn't have raised all of this money without your support of Rotary youth programs. Thank you for your community spirit. 
Minnesota Energy Resources -Title Sponsor,
Prow Company - $1500 Sponsor,
$500 Level: Bremer Bank, Wilson Law, TSP, Merchants Bank, Palmer-Soderberg, Northern Pipeline, RSM, RE/MAX Results - Bill Tucker, Things Electronic, US Bank
$250 Level: Downtown Dental, exp REALTY, Perkins, Sargents Gardens, West Bank, John Hardy BBQ, Property Brokers, $250 In-kind Sponsor: Rochester Cycling, Bicycle Sports
$100 Level: Haley Comfort Systems
New Location at the Rochester Eagles Club, 917 15th AVE SE was wonderful.
New Ride: People seemed to like the new gravel ride. Same Fun:  Family Ride 4 0r 15 miles; Fun Rides 30-75; Challenge Ride 100 miles - were enjoyed by 150 riders. 
This is our major fundraiser to support our youth programs. Last year, Rotary youth programs served 2,000+ youth. Thank you  for making this our best year ever.
If you enjoyed it - next year bring your friends. OR Be a sponsor. OR best yet - do both.   Look for us during the 2019 Rochesterfest events . Be sure to share with  your friends. 
BIG THANK YOU TO THE BIKE RIDE TEAM: STAN SHREVE- team leader/sponsorship, DAN SODERBERG - team lead/routes/day of planner, PATRICIA MCCLEESE -team lead/sponsorships/and other stuff, KENDRA JOSEPH - marketing, MIKE OLSON- bike website, DON FELL- sponsorship,DAVE BELGAN - direction assistants lead, SCOTT BAGNE - registration lead , MIKE ADKINS - registration packet lead, MELISSA SCHMID - cheer team lead, JUDI WILSON - volunteers, NEAL ENGELMAN - Set up lead/sponsorship, DOUG HERDAHL- routes +, VINCE AND MARY MCCOY - rest stop leads , CHAD ANDERSON- Treasurer. PLUS all of our fabulous, wonderful, generous volunteers! I LOVE BEING A ROTARIAN. THEY MAKE THINGS WORK.