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Alpe d'HuZes - 5000 cyclers fighting against cancer
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The Alpe d'HuZes (Alpe d'HuSix) is a sponsored cycling-event to raise money for cancer research. On the 7th of June 2012, more than 5000 Dutch cyclers raised almost 30.000.000 Euro's for cancer research by summiting the Aple d'Huez for one, two or even six times on one day.

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