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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Ten years ago Todd began riding what is to this point a yearly odyssey–LOTOJA. His dad Tom drove support for him while his beautiful wife Lisa; lovely daughters Caitlin, Kira, and Kodi; and I spent the hours following behind and … Continue reading
For me, this is always the toughest day. Sit bones are sore. Feet are sore. Legs are sore. Hands are sore. Get the picture? But, we know that the worst day on the bike is still better than the best … Continue reading
Day 3 is always a rude awakening (no pun intended) when we start. We LITERALLY leave the hotel, turn left, and start climbing Pinto. So, no warm up time, no stretch the sore legs, just ride, ride, ride. Somehow I forgot … Continue reading
Ouch. Yeah, for sure- OUCH! Mid-90s today. I was on top of my game with my nutrition, and drinking water as fast as I could get to it. Still, I think I got dehydrated. It was crazy out there! The first … Continue reading
Well, we closed out day 1 of RFR. A few interesting things happened along the way… First was my cassette. It had been skipping a bit as we rolled out of Reno. As we began Geiger Grade climb, it started revolting. It’s … Continue reading
Let’s do this! The Ride From Reno 2015 kicks off tomorrow morning at 7:00 from the Reno arch. We’ll have 17 riders who will pedal every stroke from Reno tomorrow to Huntsman Cancer Hospital on Saturday. 670 miles. 2 states. 25K+ of … Continue reading
OK, although I’m blogging about RFR on my own blog, toddhandy.blogspot.com, I wanted to give two shouts out- specifically to the KOM and QOM of the day. Ravell and Darcie had KOM/QOMs on Strava, and Ravell actually had multiples. Those … Continue reading