What's there to participating?
|Ride on July 1, July 2, July 3, and July 4. You can also ride on
June 30 and July 5 as these are days that are officially in the
Tour. Each day, send your coordinator your mileage
and a brief description of your bike route
and/or your ride. We suggest
10-30 miles/day. Try to send at least one picture of you sometime during the
tour of you with your bike. The photos should be
72 dpi and less than 100 KB per photo.
Tell others what you're doing and why. An important goal of the bike
tour is to raise awareness of sarcoma and raise awareness of the lack of young
adults in clinical trials. See the following fact pages related to these two
issues: sarcoma and
young adults. Print out and
distribute this material to family and friends or e-mail them copies of these
Get others to join you and have them contact the coordinator
for your location. It's important for the coordinator to know who is
riding in your location.
You might want to use this
announcement to encourage others to join you in riding.
Even though raising funds for sarcoma research isn't the primary goal of
the virtual bike tour, if you want to, you can get family and friends to sponsor you.
We have a donation form that you can use for this
If there is no coordinator listed on the country
pages, send your email to
email@example.com. If you would like to volunteer to be a
coordinator send an email to
An additional detail:
You need to decide how you want your name listed on the Team
Sarcoma page; some suggestions are: full name (Elizabeth Shriver), nick name (Liddy
Shriver or Liddy), name with initials (E. Shriver, L. Shriver, Elizabeth S., or Liddy
S.) or all initials (ES, or LS).