About I Kicked Cancer’s Butt.org
One week each year, cancer survivor Jeff Warren rides his bike 667-miles from Reno, Nevada, where he was raised, to the front door of the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) in Salt Lake City.
His vision: To find better tolerated, less toxic treatments for cancer and, ultimately, cures for the more than 150 types of this damnable disease.
His goal: Raising money for cancer research at HCI. To quote Jeff: "It's all about the Benjamin's, baby!"
His passion: Kicking cancer's butt!
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Picking up the energy! Yes, when you are joined in by hundreds of rides there is a lot of ‘free’ energy in the air. Thursday we road a 110 miles and everyone was very tired. Today at 110 miles I … Continue reading
Well, rest day from the bike at least. Dan & Marian invited me along to go visit the Great Basin State Park and tour the Lehman caves. It’s about a 100 miles back along the road we just came in … Continue reading
Longest Short day? Yes, the ride on day 4 is always the longest day yet it is the shortest distance ridden in a single day, the least time spent in the saddle and the least climbing. My average heart rate … Continue reading
Double padding day. Just what does that mean? Wear two pair of padded shorts to ease the pain where the body contacts the seat. After 3 days with about 8 hours a day in the saddle something has to give. … Continue reading
Burrs, shivers and shakes – that’s the theme for today’s ride. It was a cold start! We road several miles and were half way up the first climb before I warmed up enough for my heart monitor to realize there … Continue reading
I had a dream – being at the head of the peloton with all the big guys behind me and looking down at my GPS and see 30 MPH! A head the road was straight and flat, keep up the … Continue reading
It’s over – another Ride from Reno and Huntsman-140 with more memories for the book of remembrances and there are plenty of events for the book this year. Jeff is quick to remind us that this event is about raising … Continue reading