Bike riders in BP MS 150 leave Houston for Austin

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The folks involved with BP MS 150 bike ride were quite aware of what happened earlier this week in Boston, but they were confident in the security law enforcement officials could provide on the route between Houston and Austin.

The 12,000 riders who showed up for the event weren’t about to give up pedaling for a good cause.

Organizers of the ride hope to raise 18-million dollars for research to help treat and cure MS. The money that’s been raised over the past 28 years has helped develop new drugs to combat the disease.