Wisconsin CF Cycle for Life 2015

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Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to reveal our inaugural Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle For Life event in Milwaukee. We invite you to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis with a unique exploration of the city by bike, starting at Lakefront Brewery! The urban environment of Milwaukee thrives with a rich culture of pubs, restaurants and coffee houses along the many bike friendly streets, upgraded bike paths and beautiful city trails; our ride integrates that dynamic by traveling through the East Side, Downtown, The Lakefront, Bayview and the Third and Fifth Wards on an urban food tour.  The flagship 26 mile route offers a food passport as you travel through the city while the 7 and 49 mile routes are perfect for the amateur just learning to ride or the veteran distance rider to enjoy our great streets.

The links below detail the exact routes for each course and will continue to be updated as more rest stops and restaurants join the ride.  We are proud to announce that Horny Goat, Lakefront Brewery, Zak’s Café, Haleybird Studios, Ben’s Cycle and Fyxation are some of the great cycle shops and restaurants that are actively supporting this ride. 

49 Mile - http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8332678

26 Mile - http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8332309

7 Mile - http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8328911

We are also happy to announce our training ride schedule for our riders and those interested in getting out and enjoying a nice ride.

1)      Saturday June 20thWauwatosa Farmers Market 8:30 AM: Join us for Yoga in the morning with Haleybird Yoga, followed by a nice ride along the Hank Aaron Trail.

2)      Thursday July 9thWheel and Sprocket, Delafield 6:30 PM.  Matt and his crew will lead us out on a nice tour of lake country and then we’ll relax back at Revere’s Well Street Tavern for some Thursday night music.

3)      Sunday July 19th Palmer’s Steak House, Hartland 9:00 AM is closed as this ride has reached capacity.  

4)     Saturday, August 1st - Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee 9:00 AM. We'll be joined by Jim Klisch himself as he leads a tour of downtown Milwaukee to showcase some of his favorite Tied Houses, some historical breweries and his favorite Milwaukee stops. Of course, we'll enjoy a Fixed Gear afterwards. 

The Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 7, 25, and 50 miles, or a "Virtual Cyclist" option (our HERO route!) for those that wish to support the ride through fundraising, but cannot join us the day of the ride. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way. 

Want to know more? Email or call Tim Schmitt (tschmitt@cff.org: 262-798-2060).

Current Registration Fee: $25

Minimum Fundraising Commitment: $150 

CF Cycle for Life is a pledge based event. In addition to the registration fee we require all cyclists to raise a minimum fundraising amount ($150) to participate. Registration fees are non-refundable, are not tax deductible and do not count towards your fundraising total. The minimum pledge requirement is due on or before event day, and entitles you to an official long-sleeve event T-shirt along with all of the other ride perks. You will, however, have a month after the event to keep fundraising and earn extra cycling prizes! 

Riders ages 16 and up may participate.  

Bike helmets are required to ride.

Learn more about other Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle For Life rides across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Jackie's Team ($4,100.00)
  2 -  GHD ($3,220.00)
  3 -  Team Pedal Faster for CF/BCC ($3,075.00)
  4 -  Fightin' Fibrosis - Team Debbie & Dave ($2,705.00)
  5 -  Cyclin' for Kelci ($2,675.00)

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Top Cyclists

  1 -  Bob Silvis ($3,500.00)
  2 -  Mark Lenters ($2,870.00)
  3 -  Karen Wunschel ($2,030.00)
  4 -  Cammie Schreck ($1,150.00)
  5 -  Timothy Schmitt ($940.00)

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Volunteer for the CF Cycle for Life

Would you like to join the volunteer team or do you know someone who would enjoy being a part of a winning team? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. The contribution of each volunteer helps make CF Cycle for Life more enjoyable and it helps raise funds to cure cystic fibrosis.

Become a Volunteer

Cycle Goal: $40,000.00

Raised: $25,410.66

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Ride Details

Date: August 16, 2015
Check-in: 7:30am 50 mile; 8:30am 25/7/Stationary
Start Time: 9am 50 mile; 10am 25/7/stationary
Route Mileages: 7, 25, 50 Mile
Chapter: Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Event Location: Lakefront Brewery,
Milwaukee, WI
Event Coordinator Name: Timothy Schmitt
Event Coordinator Phone: 262-798-2060

Print Cycle Details Map

Please convert cash donations into a money order or check before mailing or bringing to the event.

New Mobile App

Download our CF Cycle for Life Mobile App today!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play

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