Riding with Diabetes
Red Riders are children and adults who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes that participate in a Tour de Cure event. It's time to celebrate those with diabetes are being active to stay healthy!
If you have diabetes and register for this event…
YOU are automatically a RED RIDER
YOU are the reason we ride
YOU are not alone
YOU are going to feel so special on the day of the event as everyone cheers specifically for YOU!
The Tour de Cure recognizes riders with diabetes as the HEROES on the day of the event. With hundreds of riders who may share a similar story, and hundreds more to support you, being a Red Rider can help with your first mile or your millionth—in your fight to live a healthier life. Riding your bike or walking and running is a great way to stay in shape and exercise is extremely important for everyone with diabetes.
All you need to do to be recognized as a Red Rider is register for the Tour de Cure as a Red Rider (on the first page of the register screen). Just click the REGISTER button at the top of the screen to get started. You will receive special recognition on the day of the event and you will be so glad you made the decision to no longer hide that you live with this disease every day. You work hard to stay healthy, so let’s celebrate your accomplishments!
Check Out the 2017 Red Rider Gear
When you register as a Red Rider, you will receive some exclusive swag the day of the ride, including:
Red Rider Jersey - All Red Riders who reach the $200 minimum will receive a Red Rider jersey at the event.
Red Rider Headwear - New for this year, Red Riders will also receive a headwear item that can be worn as a bandana, neck wrap, ear warmer, and more.
Red Rider Indoor Training
All registered Red Riders (participants living with diabetes) are invited to weekly training, courtesy of Tryon Bike! Get in shape, meet other Red Riders, and prepare for the 2017 Tour de Cure! These classes are exclusively for registered Red Riders, so if you aren't registered yet, sign up now!
Classes begin on January 2 and will continue weekly on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Visit Tryon Bike's website for complete details and sign up info (reservations are required for classes).
*Trainer loans and/or donations are needed and welcomed!*