THANK YOU To All, From A Grateful Red Rider

LET’S DO THIS.

Bike The Drive Chicago River

In just 1 week, I’m riding 40 miles on a bike named Veda to help raise funds for the American Diabetes Association’s ‘Tour de Cure’ cycling event.

ONE WEEK.

Team Red at Bike The Drive Chicago

I’m ready; last week I rode a total of 53 miles on Saturday and Sunday (including 30 miles for Chicago’s Bike the Drive).

I’ll be able to complete the whole shebang, assuming I don’t crash too many times trying to learn to ride with my new clipless pedals that I bought last week from Larry Gross at Village Cycle. So far I’ve only fallen once. WOOHOO, go me.

I’m just a little short of making my goal of $2000.00, but I’m pretty confident; fundraising closes by about July 7 and I think I’ll be just over the top by the 14JUN ride date. Right now I’ve raised $1814.00. If you’re planning on sending a check, let me know by email that I should expect it; I haven’t received any checks by mail so far.

THANK YOU to the following wonderful friends and family members who’ve donated so far:

Sheldon Gibbs
KATHLEEN BLACK
Andrea Frabotta
David Brown
Valerie Gruenwald
Bill Barlow
Suzanna Wilson
Patricia Kalicki
AUDREY CANNON
Debra Wynn
Ray Malacek
Donna Lettow
Carolyn Nicholson
Sheryl Millman
Kevin Swan
Scott Eiler
Laura A Lampe
Linda Abelman
Marty Acks
Claudia Boyle
Ginny Gibbs
Julie Kinker
Jeffrey Syslo
Jennifer Brundage
Mary Fletcher-Gomez
Robert DeHaven
Kathy Brown
Jeff Westerheide
Michael Scafidi
Joanne Mangiaracina
Sherri Lambton
Anonymous
Jon Jerome

Your support means so much to me. I see comments on donations via the ADA’s Tour de Cure page, things like “GO GINNY” and “Thank you for riding for all the people with diabetes…”

You can see a map of all the donations so far http://www.ridewithginny.com/map/

You can visit my official Tour page at http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?px=9445363&fr_id=10179&pg=personal

You can also visit http://www.ridewithginny.com and it redirects to the ADA page.

THANK YOU EVERYONE!

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