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Bicycle Ride For Diabets Set for May 15

Bicyclists, oil up your gears, smear on the tanning cream and undo those 20-lb. unbreakable locks.

The Cambridge-Boston area bike-a-thon to benefit the American Diabetes Association is scheduled for May 15 and the sponsors are looking for Harvard participants.

Requirements include willingness to negotiate a leisurely eight-mile circuit along the Charles River on a sunny Sunday afternoon and the ability to cram refreshments provided by McDonalds down your throat.

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A drive for student bicyclists who think they can put their books down for a few hours on an early reading period Sunday, starts this week, Lee Raymond of Quincy house said yesterday. She is trying to set up two co-ordinators in each House to help her recruit volunteers.

All proceeds from the bike-a-thon will be used by the American Diabetes Association for research and medical care for the more than ten million Americans afflicted by the disease.

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Interested students should contact Raymond at 498-3099.

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