CROSS COUNTRY BICYCLE TOUR

June 1 – July 7, 2018 Bandits Payton Dwight and Drew Harvey completed a cross country bicycle trip from San Diego, CA to Sag Harbor, NY. The trip took a total of 37 days and covered nearly 3,300 miles. This tour was began and completed in order to not only complete a monstrous physical feet after graduating from the University of San Diego, but also to Raise Awareness in the fight against opioid abuse. This was in honor of two great friends, Mike Semkus and Anthony Grasso, who passed away from opioid abuse in 2016 and 2017. Over the course of the trip,  6,700 dollars was raised, half of which was donated to the Anthony Grasso foundation, a project that will build a safe space for students, who are struggling and need support from their peers, at the University of San Diego. The other half of the proceeds are being used to build an outdoor fitness area behind the local Sag Harbor high school in dedication to Mike Semkus, in order to promote a healthy and fit lifestyle in the youth community.

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