WI Firefighter Plans a Cross Country Bike Ride to Honor Fallen Heroes

Chris Harley Rupp, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior and part-time firefighter and EMT, has planned an honorary bike route spanning more than 4,000 miles which will take him from San Francisco to New York City over the course of two months. Rupp, along with other firefighters, will make this journey to pay tribute to the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.July 18, 2011 marks the beginning of this journey. Rupp will be the only one biking the entire route, but he encourages anyone and everyone to join him along the way as he passes through the area. The ride is scheduled to come to an end on the morning of Sept. 11, 2011, marking the 10-year anniversary of 9/11.“Getting to Ne...

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