CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance Bicycle, the No. 1 choice for people who love to ride, hosted "A Great Ride For a Great Cause" nationwide bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Performance Bicycle's 100+ locations in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Through individual donations and the purchase of pink bracelets, customers donated $12,499, with Performance Bicycle donating an additional $9,000, bringing the total contribution to $21,499. All bracelet sales, donations and matching funds went directly to the American Cancer Society.
"We are committed to helping the American Cancer Society continue its efforts to prevent, detect and treat breast cancer," said Performance Bicycle Chief Executive Officer David Pruitt. "Thank you to the cyclists all across the country who partnered with Performance on raising awareness and money to help cure this disease."
Riders that participated in "A Great Ride For A Great Cause" were encouraged to post photos of their ride with the hashtag #greatridegreatcause on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Cyclists can also follow Performance Bicycle on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram at twitter.com/performancebike, facebook.com/performancebike, youtube.com/performancebike and instagram.com/performancebike.
About Performance Bicycle®
Performance Bicycle® is the No. 1 specialty bicycle retailer in the U.S. and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Performance Inc. Performance provides an omni-channel cycling experience that spans more than 100 stores nationwide, and www.PerformanceBike.com, catering to both the avid cycling enthusiast and the recreational rider. Performance Inc. is majority owned by North Castle Partners of Greenwich, Conn. For more information about Performance Bicycle, please visit www.PerformanceBike.com.
[email protected] / 310-395-5050
SOURCE Performance Bicycle