127 Riders Sign Up For Bike 4 Chai’s 2012 Bike Tour

[2012 PROMO VIDEO RELEASED TODAY] Bike 4 Chai this year is sure to break records. 127 riders have already signed up for the for the 4th annual 2-day-150 mile bike ride, and the event is still 3 months away. The ridrs have already raised over $85,000.

The goal for the 2012 bike tour – being capped at 200 riders – is to raise $1,000,000.

In 2009, one biker – Dovid Egert – who enjoyed long bike rides made the trip to the camp in attempt to raise money for the camp, and raised $10,000 for the cause. But then, it went viral.

In 2010, Bike 4 Chai raised $200,000, with 40 riders.

Last year, with 150 riders, the non-profit organization raised a whopping $550,000.

This year, the organization is aiming for $1,000,000.

Chai Lifeline tells TLS the first 100 riders in this year’s fundraiser will be receiving a special free pair of Cycling Socks. Other incentives can be found on the Bike 4 Chai website.

Bike 4 Chai offers several different options for the bike-ride. Riders can choose from a 50, 75 or 100 mile ride the first day, relax in a beautiful resort overnight, and then ride the remaining 50 miles into camp.

The 150 mile and 2 day trip will kick off from the Berkeley Hotel in Asbury Park on Wednesday, August 8 at 7:00 AM, and conclude on August 9, 2012 at 4:00 PM.

Click here to be redirected to Bike 4 Chai’s ‘Riders’ page.

(See exclusive video here, and photos here, of the 2011 departure from Asbury Park).

See video below for the 2012 Promo Video released today. TLS.

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  1. C’mon… The first comment and already a misspelled word? Sweat/Shvitz/Perspiration. What a zechus! Every drop is a mitzva!
    By the way, did you hear that ‘Chaim’ is signing up this year? He has repented his ways and has seen the light!
    Go, bikers, go! You are an inspiration to all!

  2. Attn motorists: On behalf of the Lakewood riders, please slow down when passing a bicyclist and if possible allow for extra room between your vehicle and the right shoulder.
    Looking forward to ride with all of you.

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