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Pat Jones is driven across the pedestrian bridge as the third annual Pedal the Cause bike challenge made its way into Jefferson City this week. The ride is presented by Edward Jones to raise money for cancer research at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis.

Pat Jones is driven across the pedestrian bridge as the third annual Pedal the Cause bike challenge made its way into Jefferson City this week. The ride is presented by Edward Jones to raise money for cancer research at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis.

Riders with the Tour de Ted rolled into town Thursday, part of an effort to celebrate the life of Edward D. “Ted” Jones and fight the scourge of cancer.

Jones and his wife, Pat, are known for donating $2.2 million to establish the Katy Trail and for contributing money toward construction of the pedestrian bridge across the Missouri River in Jefferson City.

A few dozen local riders joined the nine Edward Jones stalwarts who, over the past two weeks, have biked their way steadily from the Rocky Mountains near Colorado Springs toward St. Louis. After peddling into town Thursday morning, the group rallied on the green lawn of the governor’s garden and picnicked in a pavilion in north Jefferson City.

So far, the tour has gathered support from ....

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