My name is Ryan Hart and I am 33 years old. I was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) in August of 2008 at the age of 25. It has been nearly eight years since that time, and though many of those years of treatment were depressed and dark, these days I find myself more […]
Susan Strible – December 2015 How did you first become involved in TdC? In July 2014, I did the 50-mile ride with my family and it was so magical. I loved being a part of it and it had a lasting impact on me. The community feel, the supportive atmosphere, and the way […]
Thom Pastor is the husband of breast cancer survivor and last week’s TdC survivor highlight subject, Krista. Thom has been an active part of the Bend cycling community for quite some time, and has made a point of being an active supporter of the TdC in the past few years. In 2013, Thom (a professional […]
Krista Pastor is a local breast cancer survivor (diagnosed on 5/23/12). We’ve known her and her husband, Thom, for several years now as active supporters of the TdC and avid cyclists. In her own words, Krista generously recounts some of her journey and how she has directly benefitted from this great event and the St. Charles community programs we […]
After a breakthrough performance at this year’s Amgen Tour of California, in which he finished 7th overall and 3rd in the queen stage finishing atop Mt. Baldy, Team Sky’s Ian Boswell visited his hometown for the first time in over a year. During that visit, we were honored to sit down with him over coffee […]
Karsten Hagen Karsten is a native of the Pacific Northwest (Seattle, WA), and a Bend local since 2009. He’s the regional sales manager for Giant Bicycles USA. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of hanging onto his wheel, you know that he’s also one hell of a giant on a bicycle. Karsten is a regular donor and a […]
Thursday, May 7th, 6-8 PM, downtown Bend. Register at Deschutes Brewery and Pub during our kick-off party or early on line and receive a complimentary pint, music from Matt and Rachel of Wampus Cats and fun raffle items. Last year many came early and stayed late. It was enjoyed by all. Don’t miss an opportunity […]
At DESCHUTES BREWERY in downtown Bend! 6-8 PM @ 1044 NW Bond St., Bend, OR Online Registration NOW OPEN! Read More Join riders and runners and register early for this event that’s sure to sell out. We’re kicking it off at the Deschutes Brewery Public House in downtown Bend. Every registrant will receive a complimentary pint, […]
One dollar from every pint will be donated to Tour des Chutes until the event.
Over a three-and-a-half year period, Pat and Jim Stone made the drive from La Pine to Portland for their son’s cancer treatment 60 to 70 times.