posts tagged with Bike

Pedaling Toward Hope

For the fourth year in a row, I put on my biking shoes and pedaled from Miami to Key West Florida. The beautiful weather and sandy beaches will not deter or distract me from reaching my goal.

SMART Ride 8, a FedEx sponsored event, is a two-day 165 mile South Florida bike ride that increases awareness, fights prejudice and improves education about HIV/AIDS. All pledges or 100 percent raised by participants support AIDS direct service organizations such as Broward House, Inc., Metropolitan Charities, Inc., Center for Positive Connections, AIDS Help, Miracle of Love and Comprehensive AIDS Program of Palm Beach County, Inc. The SMART Ride has raised more than three million U.S. dollars over eight years. This year, the SMART Ride rose over $675,724, representing a 40 percent increase over 2010.

On the road again

"...Each time, usually around the halfway point, Pismo Beach, I say to myself, “There’s gotta be an easier way to get down to LA.” And each time, I answer myself: “Yep. There are easier ways. But none as rewarding.”

I’m riding with 2,500 of my closest friends in AIDS/Lifecycle 10, the tenth anniversary of this 550-mile seven-day trip that raises money to combat HIV/AIDS."...

Reflections on Epic Bike Ride to End AIDS

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On Saturday June 12th, I completed the experience of a lifetime. I participated in Aids/LifeCycle 9, a week - long, more than 500 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles organized to raise awareness and funds to help put an end to HIV/AIDs.