Loomis bike break for Amgen riders

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Members of Team Type 1, an international bike racing team competing in the Amgen Tour of California, enjoy dinner and conversation on Monday night, May 9, at Café Zorro in Loomis. Six members of the team have Type 1 diabetes and the team’s goal, besides winning, is to spread hope for diabetics. The private dinner was hosted by Bicycle Emporium, in Auburn. Pictured, from left, are Hungarian rider and team captain Lazlo Bodrogi, mechanic John Sessa, from Florida, Swiss rider Rubens Bertoglioti, rider Will Dugan, from Vermont, manager Michael Carter, from Georgia, and Italian mechanic Antonio Pampana. The race begins Sunday, May 15.