(Silver City, NM, October 1, 2018) – Local endurance motorcycle riders take up the “cause.” Grant County residents, Yancey and Karen McCauley, are competing in a national challenge to ride their motorcycles 5,000 miles in 50 days while raising money to benefit people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The money raised will go to MS Views and News, an organization that helps to raise awareness about MS and treatment options in rural communities. The McCauleys will donate tires, gas, and time towards raising awareness for MS. You can help by donating to the cause here and selecting either Yancey or Karen’s name from the drop down list of riders. All donations are tax deductible. In addition, Freeport-McMoRan employees can apply for matching funds.

Yancey and Karen McCauley started long distance motorcycle riding in 2014. Since then their passion for motorcycling has grown. Karen and Yancey are also members of the Iron Butt Association. They have competed across the country in long distance endurance events and have motorcycled in 38 states so far. Some of their long distance endurance events include: 2018, 2017 and 2016 Tour of Honor, 2018 Butt Lite Rally IX, and 2017 How the West Was Won.

Yancey will be riding either his 2014 Indian Roadmaster or his 2003 Suzuki VStrom. Karen will be competing on her 2014 Can-Am Spyder or her 2012 Honda Rebel 250. Yancey works at the Tyrone Mine, and Karen works as a teacher at Cobre High School.

MS affects some dear friends and families in the area. Be a part of raising money and awareness for a great cause.

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