Yes you can!
When Malikah was 11 years old, her father died of AIDS.
No longer angry about losing her father at such a young age, this is the first time in her life in which is doing something powerful in her father’s memory.
As an educator for students with moderate to severe disabilities, Malikah wants to prove that anyone can accomplish any goal with persistence and diligence – even if it means learning how to ride a bike.
Bob Katz, a Cyclist for 17 years, CAR veteran, Training Ride Leader, and member of the PosPeds, shares his story of being a part of the AIDS/LifeCycle community.
“Over a period of 14 months, I think I lost 30 friends,” shares Katz, “It was very lonely back in the early days.”
He says he’ll keep doing the ride until his legs fall off, or a cure is found – and if a cure is found, he says he’ll find another reason to come back.
Pay it Forward.
“I wanted to do something to help someone else, because I didn’t really have anyone when I was coming out,” says Kevin Carnell, who is participating for the second year in a row.
Growing up in Florida in a strict home, Kevin hopes to pave the way forward so that lack of information or support isn’t a factor for the next generation.
“As long as I can continue to pedal and show someone else that, positive or negative, we’re all one.”