Category Archives: Red Rider

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Adriana Mendez

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I know what “awful” feels like. Now that I have great control I know what “normal” feels like – and that’s enough to motivate me. Continue reading

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Posted in Food and Fitness, Life with Diabetes, Living Long and Prospering, Red Rider, Stop Diabetes, Tour de Cure
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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Brett Streaser

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I love doing the Tour de Cure because I want to ride to find a cure. My family even volunteers at a rest stop to support me and cheer me on. Continue reading

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Cycling Training Tips, Straight from a Pro

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Today pro cyclist Robin Farina shares her tips for choosing and preparing for an event! Whether you’re a casual biker or an experienced cyclist, signed up for the Women’s Series or our regular Tour de Cure, you’ll want to read on! Continue reading

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Diabetes BFFs

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If I hadn’t been diagnosed with diabetes, I would have never met my best friend. She is always there for me and having a friend who also lives with diabetes is truly life-changing. Continue reading

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Why I Ride to Stop Diabetes®: Kimberly Malone

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This Red Rider story comes to us from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Red Riders are Tour de Cure® participants who live with diabetes. Thanks for helping us Stop Diabetes, Kimberly! You are the reason we ride! Continue reading

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Bemi Wayland: North Carolina Camper, Youth Ambassador and Red Rider

Bemi and her father Derek, riding to Stop Diabetes!

If you asked the Wayland family why they ride in Tour de Cure®, they would say it is for their daughter or for their older sister, Bemi. Continue reading

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Why I Ride to Stop Diabetes®: David Gibbs

David Gibbs, Third-Year Red Rider, Captain of Team Red Chicago