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Our best year yet! We've been cycling like champs.

Holy smokes! Our biggest team yet! We’ve got eight dudes stacked up on our newly renamed Bikes Fight Cancer team this year! Welcome new comers: Will Bangs and James Sutter! Thanks to the great support of friends, family, and strangers-a-like, we were able to raise an astonishing $34,703 for the Jimmy Fund!

We dedicated the ride to our pal, Kevin Bouvier, who was recently diagnosed with cancer but is THANKFULLY getting the treatment he needs and was able to join us at the start line in Sturbridge for some photos.

The ride was great fun, though Saturday was perhaps the hottest, muggiest ride in Pan-Mass Challenge history and Sunday was filled with short bursts of down-pouring rain. The weather was no match for our sleek new black & neon green BFC jerseys! Fashionistas! Keeping eight riders together for all 192-miles was a bit tricky but we all managed to start and end each day as a team (though James missed the last turn that we all take in Provincetown!!!… He’ll learn next year!). Congrats to Bob for winning the P-town line this year! Johnny came in a close second, which we all know is really just the first loser.

The Bikes Fight Cancer immediate family is also growing — Welcome Gracie Morin and Jaclyn Swiatlowski! Also congrats to the newlyweds Jon and Sara Jasak today!














Raffle Winners

Denise Forni-Lemire

Jon Bangs (x2!)

Joyanne Curran

Adam Lajoie

Gregg Swiatlowski

Cindy Recoulle

Vicki Miner

Tom O’Connor

Ashley Morley

Sheila Foley

Jack Mitchell

Laurie Cole

John Ashley

Brian Lachance

Ben Orzech

Yolanda Fromtera

Kathleen Murray

Sara Jasak (x2!)

Stephen Maziarz Jr

Jill Jones

Michele Strum

Denise Dalfe

Connor Gregoire

Larry Jasak

Audrey & Eric Levesque

Catherine Kowalczyk

Deb McDonald

Hunter Edwards

Nancy & Julie Minns-Piepho

Business Sponsors

Joe’s Garage

Palmer Restaurant

Thomas Schultz, OD

Big E’s Supermarket

Adhesive Applications


Stephen Marhelewicz, CPA

Palmer Knights of Columbus 376

The Button Box

Maple Leaf Distribution Services

J. Stolar Insurance Agency

Micka-Pickunka, Ed. D., OTR/L

Double A Plastics Co

Ramadon’s Package Store

St. Stan’s Polish Lyceum

St. Joe’s Polish Club

Chudy Oil Company

Five Star Gardens

Pic’s Pub & Pizzeria

Cannon Real Estate, Inc

Smart Computer

Rondeau’s Dairy Bar

Gin Mill

Carriage House Designs

Nick’s Sport Shop

American Legion Post 130

Ludlow Printing & Copy Center

Stephen Chiacchia, CPA

Hat Stuff

Kitchen Table Tax Service

Attorney Thomas M. O’Connor

Walt’s Paper & Painting

Tender Care Kennels

Kennedy Golf Management

Easmount Custom Framing

The Blue Collar Cigar Co

Rob Albert’s Event Services

Aspen Enterprises Inc

Dream Catchers

Family Bike

Seth Kaye Photography

Little Bear Learn & Care

Durocher Florist

Antiques on Nine

Tech Pizza

Complete Auto & Repair

Log Cabin & Delaney House

Hannoush Jewlers

Springfield Neuology Associates

Myers Video Production

Dr. Bill Vigneux, DMD