When cycling and charity combine...magic happens. Join us for a fun-filled weekend that brings together riders from around the world to raise funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Whatever your skill level, the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes will help prepare you for success with:
- Access to coaches certified by USA Cycling
- Training rides that improve cycling skills and promote team building
- Personal fundraising web pages that make it easy to ask for donations
Start your journey by traveling to one of our seven stunning destination locations. There, you'll join fellow cyclers to take part in safety seminars, planned excursions and team celebrations that all lead up to the big event—Ride day.
Training Tips by Coach David Ertl
I just registered for the Lake Tahoe Ride. How do I train to be ready for the altitude at Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe is about 6200 feet in elevation, that's higher by almost 1000 feet than Denver. You will likely notice the altitude when you get there, especially when riding your bike. If you aren't one of those lucky folks who live at elevation (e.g. in the mountains), then you are forced to do your training at low elevation. Read More
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October 29 - November 1
The Nashville Ride to Cure Diabetes is located in historic Franklin, TN where you will find shops, restaurants and of course, some of the best cycling in the South. Join us in Music City to experience a ride like no other; full of excitement, great people and time to celebrate amongst a community who all rides for the same reason, creating a world without type 1 diabetes. Click here for more details.