In September I got the chance to participate in a ride for cancer. It had been a long time since I did a long ride. The ride went through West Michigan and out along Lake Michigan to Grand Haven. It was a gorgeous fall day. I had recently read an article on the most searchedContinue reading “Gears and Cheers HOPE Ride”
Participating in fighting the HIV became an interest when I learned of another Mark’s passing from Aids. Anyone can participate in the annual ride from San Fran to Los Angeles and remote participants can be virtual riders. The WHO estimates that 38 million people are infected worldwide.
The second time I cycled the STP was tougher than the first. 207 miles for year two meant a lot of knee pain after mile 140. It was a blast though. The sun was out, and so was the heat.
My family participated in the Summer Scamper for three years while in the San Francisco area. It is an amazing event to raise funds for patients and families at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. The 9th annual Summer Scamper races around the Stanford campus. The Packard Children’s is a not-for-profit hospital treating children in the community whoContinue reading “2019 Summer Scamper”
I started cycling in June of 2017. A friend, and cyclist, had past away. In his honor we decided to ride the Seattle to Portland (STP). This is a 200+ mile journey that we wanted to accomplish in a single day. Cycling brings a lot of peace and meditation while on the saddle. Cycling hasContinue reading “Seattle to Portland 2017”