I know I am new to the club, but this is an old issue and something important to me. The MS 150 bike tour is coming April 21st. I have ridden others in NY before, not quite this far, but that is the challenge for me. I love to ride, and what better reason than to help others. This is not about speed, but endurance. I am riding the only thing I have, and that is my Trek 4300 mountain bike. I tried to get my boss... the owner of Jaguar of Tampa... to provide bike jerseys as I thought it would be cool to ride with all the other bikers proudly displaying my jag jersey! Well... he didn't do that, but did donate the basic $200 minimum pledge needed to enter.
I have been reading the forums, looking at pictures, and have talked to some of the members, including one of the creators of this fine group. If noone has mentioned yet, I would like to ask if anyone else plans to ride this event? I feel the power of a group come together to do something they love when I saw you all for the first time. I just want to jump into everything you do with two feet! I wish to ask you all permission to harness the great thing you have going as a group. A mass donation that can come in many forms.... either join me and challenge yourself to a worthy cause, donate your time and volunteer to support the thousands of riders that will be riding, or donate some money to a rider willing to take up the challenge. I would love to be a part of team.... team SWAMP would look awesome making thier presence known to all!
You have to see the website and read the testimonials of previous riders..... these speak all and more on how I feel about riding this event. See it here: http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/PageServer?pagename=BIKE_FLC_Testimonals
Anyone know where I can get me a nice SWAMP jersey? Team Jaguar came up lame, but I would love to show my enthusiasm and support of my new freinds by wearing thier colors!
get more info on this ride and registration and other things at this website:http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/PageServer?pagename=BIKE_FLC_homepage
Time is gettin short so I would like to hear from you all and your thoughts on this subject!
take care and be well and see you on trails!
P.S. To register cost $35 per individual, $20 if you join a team.... any one else riding if you want to start a team or have started one please let me know.