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LeBron's bike event stresses education

Updated: July 8, 2011, 10:41 AM ET
Associated Press

LeBron James is spending part of his summer thinking about school.

The Miami Heat star is changing the scope of his annual bike-a-thon in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, scrubbing its former "King for Kids" moniker to now call the event "Wheels for Education" and building it around a two-week camp featuring reading and technology classes for 360 children about to enter third grade.

This year's bike event, a 2.6-mile ride where James will be accompanied by 20 selected high-school students, ...

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