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Old 11-03-07, 10:40 AM   #1
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Tour de Cure, 2008! Team Stormcrowe rides again!

http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?pg=...team_id=271129


Above is a link to my team page for Tour de Cure. I'm looking for recruits to ride at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway or on the various road rides we have scheduled. I'm planning to do a 100 mile, 6 hour or less hammerfest on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using it as the worlds fastest and smoothest velodrome. Join me in the ride and have a great one!
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Wow, if I lived up your way, I would join you, that sounds very cool
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Tom,

Count me in again! it was a great experience last time!! We need to make a few days out of it next year. Kick it around town and meetup with whomever else is riding the day before.
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Wow, if I lived up your way, I would join you, that sounds very cool
Brian, fly up with your bike You won't need a place to stay, we'll put you up!

Advance booking flights are cheap and a boxed bike flies for about $50.00, IIRC.
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And I am off and running! I have my first donation, from a BF member who wishes to remain anonymous! Thanks much though and you know who you are!
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I'll take credit, it was me. Or maybe blame for giving the minimum.

But, I'm still the first and only donor!

This is no good folks.

Many if not most of us have family and friends that are effected by diabetes. Many here are diabetic. Its very important to work towards the end of anybody anywhere having diabetes. It's a horrible thing to live with.

Let's see some more donations!
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So your actually going to ride around the track 50 times or so?
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Old 11-17-07, 02:02 AM   #8
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Actually, 40 laps, it's a 2 1/2 mile oval. To answer your question, yes. I'm shooting for a 5-5 1/2 hour Century, by the way.

I'd also like some folk to sign up for the Team! If nothing else, I'm going to need folks there to keep cheering me on, especially when I start hurting You don't have to do a Century, there are family rides as well as shorter road courses that start and end at the Track. Well supported and well organized with good SAG support!
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BY the way, Mich, I don't care if you did the minimum or did a Million Bucks! You got the ball rolling this time around
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Hey Tom, do you know which day in June yet? If it doesn't conflict with a couple commitments I already have on the books, I'd like to give it a try.
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Hey Tom, do you know which day in June yet? If it doesn't conflict with a couple commitments I already have on the books, I'd like to give it a try.
June 14th, and it's a Saturday
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Good luck with the ride and your fundraising. I'm captaining the Bio-Rad Laboratories team again this year for the Seattle TdC in May. We're aiming to raise $4000 this year between riders at all distance levels; from the 15 mile fun-ride on the MUP to the 100 miler over the hills of Seattle's eastside.
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Thanks, and same to you guys!
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I'll check with my wife. I'm going to another bike-related event the preceding weekend, and will be going on a week long bike trip with our Scout unit starting the 16th.
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Well, here's hoping you can make it!
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ya'll, let's all pony up and help Tom out, lets help him meet his fundraising goal!
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Wow tom, 200 achieved. I want to add something I shall try.
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Being a Type 1 Diabetic myself. I am looking into joining one of the sacramento teams or creating my own. I know a bunch of people that would help out over here in CA.
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Go for it Dwighty! TdC is a really fun event and the support is great! The people at the rest stops are also VERY familiar with diabetic issues
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Good luck Tom. If I wasn't so slow and out of shape I would consider riding the Brickyard.

I am assuming you are campaigning for a less evasive cure for diabetes than the one I had.
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I am assuming you are campaigning for a less evasive cure for diabetes than the one I had.
There are short rides, and family rides on the track as well. It's a blast and there's live music and lots of activity. You don't have to do a hammerfest to participate.
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Make sure to keep bumping this thread up throughout the oncoming months. I don't have anything to give right now, but after the holidays are over, I'm sure I will. Just need a reminder, so I'll make sure to keep my subscription to this thread active. Heck, I might decide to join your team, and ride along. I've been to the track several times as a spectator. It would be cool to actually put some laps down on it.

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Willdo!
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By the way, remember to think about how thankful you are that you DON'T have diabetes this Holiday.....
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Well, I'm up to $350.00 so far! I also have a team member signed up. I could use another rider or two....or more
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