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More Than 100 Miles: Riding to Cure Diabetes (2009)

A century ride, riding a bicycle 100 miles in a single day, is an accomplishment for any cyclist. To complete a century through the mountains or the desert increases the level of difficulty... See full summary »

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A century ride, riding a bicycle 100 miles in a single day, is an accomplishment for any cyclist. To complete a century through the mountains or the desert increases the level of difficulty. And when the people riding are doing it for a great cause you get an event of epic proportions. In 1998 the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation held their first Ride for a Cure in Death Valley, California. What started as a small group of committed individuals has swelled to thousands of people at ride sites across the country. Each year these events draw a diverse group of riders. Some people are serious cyclists. Some are the parents of children with diabetes. And some have Type 1 diabetes themselves. The goal of all these riders is to raise money to help find a cure for diabetes. The JDRF ride requires extensive training and on-going fund raising. This film follows cyclists from West Michigan as they prepare for the rides in Asheville, North Carolina and Death Valley, California. We will hear... Written by Anonymous

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16 April 2009 (USA)  »

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