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Nearly 50 ‘Spider’ motorcycles will raise funds for Lodi House on Sunday

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Posted: Friday, September 14, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:31 am, Fri Sep 14, 2012.

If you see a bunch of three-wheel Spider motorcycles heading down Turner Road toward the Delta on Sunday, they're doing it as a fundraiser for Lodi House.

About 50 people — most of them riding Spiders — will leave Marina Boat Sales on Beckman Road between 10:30 and 11 a.m. and head for Isleton before returning to Lodi, a distance of about 85 miles, according to John Hilscher, sales manager at Marina Boat Sales.

The Spider is a three-wheel vehicle, but they aren't tricycles, Hilscher said, because Spiders have two wheels in front and one in back.

Participating drivers and riders pay a $25 fee, or more if they desire to contribute additional money to Lodi House, Hilscher said.

Lodi House, at 801 S. Washington St., is a nonprofit agency that provides a shelter for homeless women and children, plus food, advocacy, counseling and workshops on many topics.

Contact reporter Ross Farrow at rossf@lodinews.com.

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