Thousands of bikers ride to raise awareness

(Courtesy: Tour.Diabetes.Org)

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Thousand of bikers participated in the 2016 Buffalo Niagara Tour de Cure Saturday.

They rode for family, friends and strangers with one thing in common: they are affected by diabetes.

The disease affects nearly 30 million Americans, according to

The ride kicked off and ended on Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls. Bikers rode anywhere between 6 to 100 mile routes.

It was the 25th anniversary of the event and News 4’s very own Teresa Weakley emceed.

Click here for a full list of the top fundraisers and riders. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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