Switching Gears is using cycling to raise money for charity.

Switching Gears, an indoor cycle studio, had 45 participants who raised $1,300 for the Alzheimer's Association on June 21, the "Longest Day" at the Barlow Road business.

Tom and Cindy Arcoria own Sagamore Companies, a landscape supply business and renovated a section of the building to start Switching Gears in April.

They raised $,1000 for the American Cancer Society during its grand opening.

Some of the participants included, from left front, Aleka Johnson, Anne White, Grace Brush, Heather Napieralski, second row, Matt White and Barb Bauza, back row, Steven Boslet, Brian Berg, Tom Arcoria, Rose Withem and Frank Incorvaia.

Cycling for health and charity are Matt White and Anne White at Switching Gears June 21 to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association.