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Tour de Belleville riders fill city streets in nighttime cruise

14th annual Tour de Belleville

Bike riders in the 14th annual Tour de Belleville cruised through the streets of Belleville on Friday, July 12, 2019. You could take either a five-mile or a 13-mile route. Proceeds will be used to buy security cameras.
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Bike riders in the 14th annual Tour de Belleville cruised through the streets of Belleville on Friday, July 12, 2019. You could take either a five-mile or a 13-mile route. Proceeds will be used to buy security cameras.

Bike riders in the 14th annual Tour de Belleville cruised through the streets of Belleville Friday night with the sounds of rock ’n roll blasting from boom boxes with this year’s theme of Rock Roll ‘n Ride.

An estimated 1,500 riders hit the road for two courses - one was five miles and the other 13.

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The 14th annual Tour de Belleville had an estimated 1,500 riders on Friday night. This is the starting point on North Douglas Avenue. Mike Koziatek mkoziatek@bnd.com

Proceeds from this year’s event will go toward security cameras, according to Jason Poole, the director of public works and the parks and recreation department for the city.

Last year, Tour de Belleville riders raised money for an ATV for the fire department.

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