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Hundreds of motorcyclists take part in Ride for Dad

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Close to 800 motorcycles cruised down Portage Avenue bound for Gimli today, a record turnout for a fundraiser for prostate cancer research.

The bikes gathered at Polo Park this morning, along with some celebrity riders such as Tory MP Shelly Glover and Winnipeg Jets assistant coach Charlie Huddy.

The Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad, now in its fourth year, had hoped to raise $100,000 for research and awareness. Organizers said that goal was surpassed.

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Updated on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 1:47 PM CDT: Updated with latest participant number, fundraising figure

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