Texas: Hill Country Ride for AIDS
A fully supported, one-day ride in which riders choose between 13-, 27-, 53-, 70- and 100-mile routes. Several nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organizations in Texas are beneficiaries of the fundraising.
From Hill Country Ride for AIDS
Illinois: Ride for AIDS Chicago
A fully supported, two-day, 190-mile ride from Chicago, Ill., to Elkhorn, Wis., and back again. Money raised goes to Test Positive Aware Network and several community partner organizations.
From Ride for AIDS
New York State: AIDS Ride for Life
A fundraising event for the Southern Tier AIDS Program in which cyclists take a 42-, 50- or 100-mile route around Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, N.Y.
From Southern Tier AIDS Program
New Jersey Ride Against AIDS
A three-day, 250-mile ride that benefits a number of nonprofit organizations that provide services to people living with HIV in New Jersey.
From New Jersey Ride Against AIDS
Handling Depression and Having Pride After an HIV Diagnosis (June 28, 2012)
Richard was given an AIDS diagnosis in 2002. He was devastated -- but not surprised, considering his life of hard partying, meth use and unprotected sex. But since that time, he's rediscovered his passion for life -- and traded drugs for marathons and 200-mile bike rides.
In This Positive Life, from TheBody.com
One More for the Road: A Blog Entry by Carol Hyman (June 22, 2012)
"While the racers will no doubt burn off every morsel of food, the same cannot be said for the crew. ... [T]he crew may be taking home a little extra they would rather leave behind."
Why I Ride (March 30, 2012)
"I am saddened when I meet so many HIV positive individuals who live in fear of rejection. Living in self-imposed isolation is no way to live. I do what I can to be a positive role model for those impacted by the disease. My participation in the Ride for AIDS Chicago is one such way I make a difference in my community."
It IS About the Bike: A Blog Entry by Carol Hyman (July 26, 2012)
"While Team4HIVHope is on hiatus and regrouping for next year, I want to use this blog space to introduce you to some of the men and women of the Positive Pedalers. I'll tell you about some of its members and what the organization, and cycling, means to them."
Team4HIVHope Shout Out! A Blog Entry by Scott Simpson (June 23, 2011)
"I'm truly astounded -- and deeply inspired -- by these guys, and continue to send them good vibes as they show the world that HIV+ people can attain extraordinary achievements."
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