Bike to BBQ

Cyclists take on the Tour de Meat, benefiting Ronald McDonald House

Cyclists take on the Tour de Meat, benefiting Ronald McDonald House

Riders travel down Cameron Rd
Riders travel down Cameron Road. Photo by Jon Shapley
Cyclists prepare for the 30-60 mile ride Saturday morning.
Cyclists prepare for the ride Saturday morning. Photo by Jon Shapley
Chris Robertson prepares for a 40 mile ride
Chris Robertson prepares for a ride. Photo by Jon Shapley
Cyclists prepare
Cyclist suit up for the ride Saturday morning. Photo by Jon Shapley
A group of riders embark on the 50-mile course through Pflugerville and Cele.
A group of riders embark on the course through Pflugerville and Cele. Photo by Jon Shapley
A group of riders at the start of the ride
Walking to the starting line. Photo by Jon Shapley
woman riding ahead of the crowd
Begining the ride. Photo by Jon Shapley
during the bike ride
A view from the back of the line. Photo by Jon Shapley
Riders travel down Springdale
Riders travel down Springdale. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Lloyd Fields, his wife Jeanette, and others eat barbecue after the race. Fields was a resident of the Ronald McDonald House following a severe auto accident involving his wife and three daughters.  Photo by Jon Shapley
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The riders enjoy their victory barbecue. Photo by Jon Shapley
BBQ from Kenny Pailes and his crew of Master Smokers
Barbecue from Kenny Pailes and his crew of master smokers. Photo by Jon Shapley
Alan Raphael enjoys bbq after the race
Alan Raphael enjoys barbecue after the ride. Photo by Jon Shapley
Chris Aniszczyk
Chris Aniszczyk. Photo by Jon Shapley
Riders travel down Cameron Rd
Cyclists prepare for the 30-60 mile ride Saturday morning.
Chris Robertson prepares for a 40 mile ride
Cyclists prepare
A group of riders embark on the 50-mile course through Pflugerville and Cele.
A group of riders at the start of the ride
woman riding ahead of the crowd
during the bike ride
Riders travel down Springdale
tour de meat Lloyd Fields
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BBQ from Kenny Pailes and his crew of Master Smokers
Alan Raphael enjoys bbq after the race
Chris Aniszczyk

Cyclists gathered in the early morning light on Saturday for the Bike to BBQ Tour de Meat ride. Riders began in Austin and rode through Pflugerville on a trek benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Austin.

Barbecue from Kenny Pailes and cold drinks from Hops & Grain Brewery welcomed the riders back to Austin at Rogue Running after their long journey.

More information on the Ronald McDonald House of Austin is available on the organization's website.