Manhattan Beach Tour de Pier introduces sunset ride

Manhattan Beach councilman Joe Franklin, an avid cyclist, participates in the 2020 Tour de Pier.

Los Angeles County Lifeguards Heidi Nelson and Stephanie Rodriquez participating in the 2021 Tour de Pier. Photos by Kevin Cody

The Manhattan Beach Tour de Pier has raised over $9 million for cancer research since its founding in 2013. This year, on its 10th anniversary, the goal is to surpass $10 million. On Saturday, May 21, the evening before the Tour De Pier, supporters are encouraged to enjoy a sunset ride on their stationary bikes, led, over wireless headsets, by instructors Chrissy Roth and PK Kessel. The sunset ride is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The main event will be Sunday morning, May 21, at 7:30 a.m. Awards and closing ceremonies will begin at 1:20 p.m. For more information and to register visit Proceeds benefit the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research; the Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach; and the Uncle Kory Foundation for Brain Cancer Research. ER

Tour de Pier cyclists Ann Ingalls, Sheri Sussman, Carol Fern, and Carol Fern honored the Notorious RBG at last year’s Pier de Pier.



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