WHY WE RIDE | 545
WHY WE RIDE | 545
Fighters. Cyclists. Heroes.
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I RIDE TO BRING AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING TO JUST HOW THIS DISEASE AFFECTS OUR COMMUNITY.
— JAMES DIAZ
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I showed up at my first training ride and met people that gave me even more inspiration to ride. I have found a new reason every day since then.
— Megan Reilly
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AIDS/LifeCycle became the biggest coming out and coming home ride ever.
— Saúl Guzman
 
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I will be cycling 545 miles down the California coast from San Francisco to Los Angeles in memory of those who I remember from my childhood and for my friends who live with this disease.
— Mandy Messinger

 

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wHY we ride is a photo series featuring cyclists who have participated in the AIDS/LifeCycle. Each brings individual motivations and stories to the ride, but all share in the common goal of fighting for an end to HIV and AIDS. Through striking portraits and their own heartfelt words, we celebrate the contributions of this community of heroes.

50% of the proceeds from this project will benefit the AIDS/LifeCycle directly. 

 

Upcoming Events

August 16, 2018 - Book release

August 18 , 2018 - Discussion and Q&A - STRUT - San Francisco 

 

why we ride | The Book 

The book is available for pre-order