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Cycle Zydeco bike tour for Sarcoma Research (Details)

So, you want to participate as a rider in the Cycle Zydeco bike tour for Sarcoma Research! Great! Here's what you need to do:

 
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Register at the Cycle Zydeco web site. ($290; this gets you some meals, evening entertainment, maps and cue sheets, and tent or gym camping for each night)

bulletDecide if you will be renting a bike or shipping your bike. Cycle Zydeco has information on shipping your bike. If you're shipping, you can pack your bike yourself or have a bike store do it. I haven't been able to find a bike store in Lafayette or Baton Rouge to rent from. I found some stored in New Orleans which might rent.
bulletFind sponsors. It is most helpful if you have some information about sarcoma; the following sites might be helpful.
bulletSarcoma.net summary
bulletThe Sarcoma Foundation of American information
bulletSarcoma Alliance information
bulletYou could use the donation form: pdf, html.
bulletPack your equipment together. what you need can be found on Cycle Zydeco's FAQ
bulletJoin us for the ride.  If this is your first multi-day bike tour, these tips might help.
bulletCollect the donations and send them in. Checks should to "Columbia University Cancer Research" and the memo should say "Mary Louise Keohan Sarcoma Research Fund".

Miscellaneous links

 
bulletInformation about Lafayette parish, where the ride begins.
bulletLouisiana bike laws
bulletCajun/Creole glossary

This page will be updated as more details are determined.

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