How it all started
Two individuals figured prominently in the early success the Valley Friendship Tour thirty years ago: Tim Hare and Gerry Gaudette.
Tim and Jane Hare - Founders of Harbro Auto
Tim Hare, of Harbro Auto, owned a bicycle shop at the time, and suggested to Dennis Rice that they have a bike-a-thon fundraising event. Tim remembers that The Home National Bank was the original sponsor. Mike Hogan, who has since passed away, was…