Brady Rescues Bike Race

 

photo: Matt Rourke | AP

photo: Matt Rourke | AP

  •  US Representative Bob Brady has ostensibly salvaged the city’s eponymous bike race, reports the Inquirer’s Miriam Hill. The race, to be rechristened as the Philly Cycling Classic, will be shorter and under new management, yet is still in need of a lead sponsor—the initial reason for the popular event’s supposed demise last month. However, Alan Morrison, the co-founder of the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon, is not concerned that Brady’s non-profit would have any less luck in procuring funding, claiming to be “150%” that the race will occur on June 2.
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