Let’s talk about scars, shall we?
April 22, 2020

Let’s talk about scars, shall we?

By Karen Grouten Let’s talk about scars, shall we? We all have them. We all know what they are. They are the spots on our body or our soul or our emotions that heal over from an injury. But those spots are not quite the same as before. Sometimes we try to hide them. Both …

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As someone privileged to tour the camp while in session – there’s a wonderful sort of magic happening there.
March 5, 2020

As someone privileged to tour the camp while in session – there’s a wonderful sort of magic happening there.

. . . Why I ride By Dana Bean AngelRide is a wonderful vortex.  It draws you in. It draws you in, not because of the quality of the cycling experience itself, though in many years of riding, I’ve never been in an organized cycling event that is more enjoyable, in terms of the ride …

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You could see the impact on every smiling face, the sparkle in every eye.
January 6, 2020

You could see the impact on every smiling face, the sparkle in every eye.

By Gerald Payfer A different road brought each of us to AngelRide. Whether you were faced with the effects of cancer or knew someone who had been; whether you are a burn survivor or know someone who is, we join together as an AngelRide community to make a difference in children’s lives. My journey began …

Tammy Torres: AngelRider and Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp Counselor!
September 1, 2019

Tammy Torres: AngelRider and Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp Counselor!

Being able to volunteer as a counselor for the burn camp that had given me so much as a kid was an amazing experience. The confidence I have is in large part due to the experience I had at camp. So this year, I am participating in AngelRide to benefit the Arthur C. Luf Children’s …

March 16, 2018

My AngelRide Story

By Dana Bean I’ve ridden in the two-day AngelRide for the past six years, and God willing, I’ll ride it for twenty six more! I began riding AngelRide as a goal, something to shoot for in order to get back in shape after too many sedentary summers. I wanted to set an ambitious goal, both …

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February 1, 2018

Reflections and a Question on 14 Years of Baggage Handling for AngelRide

By Steve Burke It has been an honor and a privilege (although the tips have been a bit meager, the payback has been more than phenomenal – partially described below). I sincerely thank Fred and Lynn, all the mangers, riders, and other volunteers for such a deep set of life changing moments. It has been …

January 24, 2018

Maybe you remember it, too. That feeling.

By Chris Haddad As I prepare for my 14th AngelRide, it feels like the right time to reflect on some of the things I’ll carry with me long after I get off my bike in Mystic for the last time. I have to say that it surprised me a bit when I first felt it. …

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April 26, 2017

The Noble Two Hundred

By Nancy DeLong Half a league half a league, 1.5 miles Half a league onward, All in the hills and valley Rode the two hundred: ‘Forward, the Bike Brigade! Charge for the rest stops he said: Onto the Hole in wall Gang Camp Rode the two hundred. Half a league half a league, 1.5 miles …

March 2, 2017

There is No “I” in TEAM

By Billy Dudjoc I only started road cycling in 2009 and am by no means an elite rider. I bought my first road bike with the idea of riding 100 miles in the Sierra Mountains to cure cancer. That was a life changing year for me. I could not have done this without the help …

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I’m So Grateful to Have Found AngelRide!
February 27, 2017

I’m So Grateful to Have Found AngelRide!

By Chaleen Abely, 9-year AngelRider Paul Newman’s vision of camp has impacted so many kids’ lives & AngelRide brings that same magical vision to kids who can’t make it to camp. I like to think about it like this, I can, so I will, and I do because those kids can’t. I have always been …

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