We had a number of state teams and a number of individuals riding virtual bike tours in the USA. Select on of the following states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington State
Different members of this group biked on different days and they took a number of different routes. All in all, they biked 644 miles for sarcoma awareness (click here for details).
The other Californian VBT cyclists were:
Some of the training routes for expert cyclists that Justin Bohan coordinated went through part of Fairfield County, Connecticut. See Justin's entry in the New York section, below.
Pat Taylor-Sturgeon and David Sturgeon of Lafayette, Louisiana were VBT cyclists. We'll post their results as soon as we hear from them.
Dave Kristol and Marji Brandriss did a Virtual Bike Tour consisting of a few days in Maine and a few days as participants in the Eastern Tandem Rally in New Hampshire. They each biked 46 miles in Maine for sarcoma awareness.
Rich Graves biked 3 days; the first two days were by himself and he did 30 miles and 16 miles. The third day was with Rob Graves and Michelle Anderson, and each biked 26 miles (from Waltham to Boston and back). Dr. Singer and Ann Keating, RN of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York also biked in Massachusetts.
Claire Matese was the coordinator for the Minnesota Team. There were 6 people who rode on the Minnesota Team:
Different members of this group biked on different days and they took a number of interesting routes (click here for details). All in all, they totaled 144 miles for sarcoma awareness.
Joel and Dottie Savilonis of New Boston, New Hampshire were VBT cyclists. Joel biked 66 miles and Dottie biked 22 miles.
Dave Kristol and Marji Brandriss did a Virtual Bike Tour consisting of a few days in Maine (see above) and a few days as participants in the Eastern Tandem Rally in New Hampshire. They each biked 111 miles in New Hampshire for sarcoma awareness. Tracy and Barbara Cate also biked as participants in the Eastern Tandem Rally as VBT cyclists and tallied 76 miles each.
Juan Carlos Porras biked 48 miles, 36 of them on an exercise bike in a Manhattan gym and 12 of them in Liberty State Park in Jersey City.
Aleta Ricciardi rode in France while on vacation. We'll post her results as soon as we hear from her.
There was a contingency of five cyclists from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who combined to bike a total of 93 miles for sarcoma awareness:
Two New Yorkers biked in Ireland
Among the New Yorkers that biked as pairs were:
Among the New Yorkers that biked alone for sarcoma awareness was:
Justin Bohan developed some training routes for expert cyclists, including triathlon athletes. One route was 32 miles, one was 30 miles, and the third one was 62 miles (click here for details). Eighteen cyclists were involved in this VBT activity:
Some of them bike one of the routes, others two, and Justin biked all three. All in all, they biked an outstanding 1,085 miles for sarcoma awareness.
Other New Yorkers who were VBT cyclists are:
We will post their results as soon as we have them.
Megan put in 45 miles and Stan, David, Nick and Matt of the Charlotte Bike League biked a total of 320 miles for sarcoma awareness.
Marny Tobin of Sewickley, her daughter Terra, and Terra's best friend Kathleen, biked around their hilly neighborhood. Marny biked 1 mile, Terra biked 13 and Kathleen bike 15 miles for a total of 29 miles for sarcoma awareness.
Crystal Waters biked as a VBT cyclist in Vermont. She accumulated 92 miles biking rural routes around the central Vermont area.
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