Thousands participate to fuel research at the BP MS 150

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Weather may have cut the ride short, but it didn't dampen the spirits thousands of cyclists and 3,500 volunteers in the BP MS 150. This year, because of the threat of bad weather, the ride was Saturday from Houston to La Grange.

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Even though the ride ends today, the fundraising continues until July 31. To make a donation to fuel MS research progress and change the world for people affected by multiple sclerosis, go to BPMS150.net.















Here are a few reasons why people ride.

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PHOTOS: The finish line last year


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