Why I Ride
I first began riding in honor of my cousin Judy, who passed away in July of 2010.
In life, Judy Peabody was so many wonderful things. To me, she was my family and my friend; someone who I looked up to with all my heart.
To so many more, Judy was one of the world’s foremost AIDS activists and philanthropists. Whether it was volunteering as a counseling group co-leader at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, dispelling stigma by comforting her care partners in their hospital beds with a hug and a kiss, or raising critical funds for research when our community needed it most, Judy was there for us from the beginning of the epidemic until her passing.
Take a moment to read about Judy’s lasting impact in the article below:
While Judy is no longer with us, I ride to keep a little part of her alive in me.
I ride to end the stigma for my friends living with HIV.
I ride for all the cyclists who have ridden before me, and everyone who never got the chance.
I’m riding to ends AIDS.
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