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Ride the Rockies 2015 Denver Post Article

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Davis Phinney Foundation cyclist with Parkinson's finds hope in Ride the Rockies POSTED:   07/01/2015 11:50:30 AM MDTADD A COMMENT|UPDATED:   8 DAYS AGO
HOTCHKISS, CO - JUNE 15: Ride the Rockies kicked off stage two of seven with a 98-mile bike ride from Grand Junction to Hotchkiss on Monday June 15, 2015. (Photo by Callaghan O'Hare/The Denver Post) (Callaghan O'Hare) Riders with the Davis Phinney Foundation ride during the 97-mile route from Grand Junction to Hotchkiss on Monday, June 15, 2015. (Callaghan O'Hare, The Denver Post) CRESTED BUTTE — Carl Ames still remembers what his doctor told him in 2008 when he diagnosed him with Parkinson's Disease. "I remember I was told it wasn't a death sentence -- it was more of a life sentence," said Ames, an operations manger for a trucking company who lives in Phoenix and was diagnosed in 2008. "It was awesome to know that as many chronic illnesses as you can deal with, this is one that you can live wit…

Ride the Rockies 2015!

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My recent Ride the Rockies cycling trip with the Davis Phinney Foundation was a most rewarding event which I am so very grateful that I got the opportunity to participate in. It was indeed a challenging ride. I went in knowing that I would not ride every mile. My longest day was a 70 miler! I was pretty excited and tired about accomplishing that. It was great to be with the team representing the DPF and made some new friendships and well as able to be with friendships already strong.