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It’s not about the bike, it’s about how far it can take Tri-City students

Originally published Aug. 5 in the Tri-City Herald.

By Cameron Probert

There is a saying Mike Watkins cribbed from Ed Ewing with the Cascade Cycling Club.

“It’s not about the bike. It’s about where the bike can take you,” Watkins repeats.

A soft-spoken man with a hint of a southern accent, the physicist turned cycling teacher wants to instill that lesson to students across the Tri-Cities, starting with a group of about 30 middle school students at Stevens Middle School.

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