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Kansas Fundraiser Reaches Military Base in Baghdad

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Kansas Fundraiser Reaches Military Base in Baghdad

Kansas Fundraiser Reaches Military Base in Baghdad

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A Kansas bike ride for charity this weekend will include a National Guardsmen riding on the other side of the world. As riders in Kansas follow a route through the plains, Don Loebmeyer will ride his bike in circles around his military base in Baghdad for a 150 miles. The Guard specialist started training for the multiple sclerosis fundraiser when he arrived in Iraq in November. He's put in 2000 miles so far, all pretty much the same scenery