Tour de Cure is a mon­ster fundraiser

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over $14,000 to the cause plus thou­sands of dol­lars worth of prizes to auc­tion and raise funds.

I couldn’t be more proud of my friends and our amaz­ing com­mu­nity.

Ev­ery­one re­ally stepped up to the plate on this one and got right be­hind us and I can’t thank them enough.

Along the way, many peo­ple pulled up in cars of­fer­ing do­na­tions and words of sup­port.

One par­tic­u­lar morn­ing, an older lady pulled up along­side us at a rest stop, handed over $10, expressed her grat­i­tude and told us she was cur­rently go­ing through chemo­ther­apy.

I rode with tears be­hind my sun­glasses for quite a while that morn­ing.

With one in two peo­ple af­fected by this ag­gres­sive dis­ease, next time you’re about to abuse a cy­clist for hold­ing you up on the road, keep in mind, they may be rid­ing for you one day.

You can still do­nate to the Tour De Cure or find out more by vis­it­ing tour­de­cure. com.au

Ped­alling for a great cause: the Tour-de-cure crew

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