The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Aids Bike Ride

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: 25-Mile Bike Ride Helps AIDS Charity

Sarasota's third annual AIDS Bike Ride takes place this Saturday, with riders gathering for registration at 8 a.m. in the YMCA parking lot, 8301 Potter Park Dr. The 25-mile ride will take the Legacy Trail to the Venice Train Depot and back. Seasoned... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Teens to Raise AIDS Awareness With Bike Ride

On Oct. 21, Wheaton-area teens will participate in a bike ride to raise HIV awareness and funds for CHOIR, Creating Hope and Opportunity Interfaith Ride. The event, hosted by the St. Paul high school group Connections, and organized by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pacificans Ride Bikes to L.A. to Fight AIDS

Thousands of cyclists are gearing up for this year's ninth annual AIDS Lifecycle, a 545-mile trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles, June 6-12. Each rider must raise a minimum of $3,000 to participate, and proceeds provide direct support to HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Bike Riding good therapy?

Hi, I he asked a few questions before about aging. I suffer from parotid glad disease which makes it hard to swallow or really just to find any peace. On top of that I live around smokers and partyersand all that stuff. I understand all that, I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I do not have to tell you that you have lost control of your life. You know that already. You are allowing circumstances and people around you to rule your choices to improve your wellbeing. Gladly, you are reaching out via the internet. I hope... Read more »


I've been HIV + for 13 years never any IO's or anything great health..undetectable VL CD4 750...any issues with doing long distance biking. AIDS Ride in NY to Boston - I have been training for almost 3 months and no issues...should I be...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There should be no problem with a bike ride if you have been training. Exercise can certainly help the immune system in moderation. If you were running frequent marathons, then I would be concerned, but it sounds like you are doing it right by... Read more »

Wild ride of T cells: are the recent results possible or clearly lab error?

Dr. Boyle, I would be very grateful for your advice and counsel on a strange saga of my T cells:I was infected and diagnosed with HIV a couple of years ago (ELISA and Western Blot). The virus was never typed, but was thought to probably be a non B...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Regardless of the absolute number at any particular time point, the T cells overall look pretty good, and always have, and I would try to avoid fixating on particular numbers, although I know that is easy to say and not so easy to do. I don't... Read more »

Bike racing and HIV

Hi There! I was reading your response to another question and the words jumped out of the page at me: "I am an ex-cyclist." So I thought you would be the best person to ask my question. I am passionate about mountain biking and have done...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Great to hear from other cyclists out there. Yes, I'm an ex-competitive cyclist, having spent many years on the circuit.Assuming that your HIV health (CD4 count) and diet are good, I don't see any problem with your... Read more »
Connect With Others

AIDS bike ride

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Bike Ride

Hello, My name is Steve. In June 1998, I will be joining 2,500
other people in riding our bicycles from San Francisco to Los
Angeles (a 560 mile route) for the 5th annual AIDS Bike Ride.
This is a fundraising event which raised over 9... Read more »

HIV+ & riding 600mi for AIDS

Posted by shadow1, 1 Reply
Well for those that have read my previous posts on what I am doing to suport funding for aids services, I would like to thank those of you that have helped. For those of you that haven't, I will re attach it to the bottom of this post.
A little about... Read more »

A wild ride

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I am in the navy stationed in washington state. I am writting this post as encouragement to the individuals on this thread. This past 7 months have been HELL!!! I am a married man who made the mistake of sleeping with numerous girls in an... Read more »

A wild ride

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello, I am a master at arms stationed in washington state. I am writting this post as encouragement to the individuals on this thread. This past 7 months have been HELL!!! I am a married man who made the mistake of sleeping with numerous girls in... Read more »