As I’ve done on two previous occasions, I’m doing a fundraising bike ride for charity.  There are a couple of differences this time, though.  Instead of the MS Society, I’m riding in an event being held for the first time by the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.  It’s a local organization that collects and distributes food to other area organizations that serve people in need of food.

The other difference is that, instead of going 50 miles, which is pretty easy for me now, I’m going to try and ride 100 miles – something I have not yet come even close to.

As with other rides, I’m looking for donations in any amount to benefit the Food Bank.  My goal is to try and raise a total of $1000.  If you want to give, you can visit my fundraising page at and donate online, or contact me to send me payment in another form.

The ride takes place on September 17.  I’m in the process of training now, and my next few posts will be about training rides I’ve already done.

Wish me luck!