Most people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with more than twice as many women as men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S., and 2.1 million worldwide.
is committing for the fourth year in a row to ride for a cure and raise money for The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
This year, they invite YOU to join them as a cyclist or volunteer!
Anyone over the age of 12 (all riders between age 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult 21-years-or-older at all times) can participate.
The Bike MS Tour rolls along the Southern California coast from Orange County to San Diego. Cyclists at all levels of expertise can participate in a 15-, 30-, 100-, or 150-mile ride to help create a world free of multiple sclerosis.
Dates: October 20 & 21, 2012
100- & 150-Mile Route Start Lines: Irvine, CA
15- & 30-Mile Route Start Lines: San Diego, CA
Day One Finish Festival: Carlsbad, CA
All Final Finish Lines: San Diego, CA
For more information on the ride, to donate, or to join Team Shoebacca, go to: