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Connecticut CF Cycle for Life

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New date, new location, new in-person option! 

About CF Cycle for Life

We are excited to announce that this year’s CF Cycle for Life will offer an IN-PERSON option, and for the first time, we will be joining the Bikes & Beers event!

This ride features a 15, 30, and 45-Mile ride departing from Two Roads Brewing and traveling through the beautiful Stratford area of Connecticut. All rides feature morning fuel stations, fully marked routes, GPS turn-by-turn instructions, rest stops, refreshments, ride marshals, and SAG support. Finish back at Two Roads Brewing for a festival of rewarding craft beers, live music, and much more! All riding levels welcome! The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the featured charity for this year’s event. 

We will continue to offer a virtual component if you would like to join us from your neighborhood, a stationary bike, spin studio, or anywhere in the world!

Become a virtual rider

To register as a virtual rider, click on start or renew a team, join a team or register as an individual. When prompted to select a participation type, select Virtual Cyclist and complete your registration. Someone from the Connecticut office will contact you within two business days to confirm details of your virtual participation. You are ready to recruit, raise and ride!

Join the in-person ride

This year CF Cycle for Life will offer an IN-PERSON option, and for the first time, we will be joining the Bikes & Beers event on May 14!

*Age requirement: You must be 16 years of age or older to ride in-person.*

To register for CF Cycle for Life, please follow the 3 steps below:

STEP 1: Register here on our CF Cycle for Life site (join a team, start your own team or ride solo).

Registration Fee: $25 Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum.

STEP 2: Raise the minimum $200 (registration fees do not count towards your fundraising minimum).

STEP 3: Once you have reached $200 in fundraising, you will receive an email with your free code which you must use to register on the Bikes & Beers website.  Make sure you join the CFF Team on the Bikes & Beers website.

Using the free code you receive in an email from our office, register for the Bikes & Beer Event on May 14.  Make sure you join the CFF Team on the Bikes & Beers website.

If you register on the Bikes & Beers website without this code, we cannot refund any costs you incur.

All cyclists must complete these steps at least two weeks prior to event day. The free code will expire on April 30.

Fundraising Minimum: There is a $200 minimum fundraising goal for participation in the in-person ride. $25 Registration fees do not count towards the fundraising minimum.

When you have completed this 3-step registration process, you are registered to ride!

Recruit. Recruit others to participate with you! Friends, family, and co-workers can join you in-person or virtually from anywhere in the world.

Raise. Continue to fundraise online by leveraging the tools in the Participant Center, the Fight CF mobile app, and fundraise on Facebook to reach your goal. Create a passion fundraising event by developing a fundraising event through your favorite hobby, activity, or passion.

  • Personalize your fundraising page, set a goal, and start fundraising!
  • Download the Fight CF app and join our Strava team to start sharing your training rides.
  • Raise $100 or more and receive a t-shirt the day of the ride.
  • Raise $650 or more and receive the CF Cycle for Life jersey.
  • Check out all our fundraising rewards here.

Fundraising Minimum: $200 Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum

Ride and share your journey. Wear a CF Cycle for Life shirt, team jersey, or your Cystic Fibrosis Foundation branded apparel while you cycle in your neighborhood! Track your activity on the Fight CF mobile app and join our Strava Group so you and your team can ride together and with others across the country. Share how you are participating by sharing your story and posting a selfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Make sure to tag the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and use the hashtag #CFCycleforLife to keep the energy and momentum going strong!

Be sure to join our Connecticut CF Cycle for Life group on Facebook for ride updates and announcements, and LIKE our CFF Connecticut Chapter Facebook page for Foundation news.

Helmets are required for all CF Cycle for Life Events.

We are driven by a dream that one day – every person with cystic fibrosis will have the chance to live a long, healthy life.  Our vision is a cure for everyone with cystic fibrosis and life free from the burden of this disease. You are an important part of our progress.  Join us and help make CF stand for Cure Found!

Make your ride count!

Please note: The CF Foundation is a charity participant in the “Bikes and Beers cycle event produced by Yellowfin Events LLC”. Registration for this event must be completed through an external third-party website linked above. Neither the “Bikes and Beers” cycle event, nor the website is managed by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Please contact info@bikesandbeers.com for information regarding event specifics and consult their privacy policy regarding their privacy practices. Visit cff.org/event site for fundraising and CFF participant information. 

For more information on sponsorship opportunites, click here!

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In lieu of cash, we ask that you make all payments/contributions to the CF Foundation with a credit card or check. We accept all major credit cards. Thank you for understanding.

Events may be subject to change at any time, based on health concerns, including concerns based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials. In these instances when events are moved to a virtual format, sponsorship benefits may be adjusted to suit the virtual format.

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 10K Cycle for Tommy ($13,015.00)
  2 -  Top Team 5K Team Touring for Teagan and Skylar ($7,615.00)
  3 -  Foundation Care + AcariaHealth ($1,905.00)
  4 -  Maddie Mockingbirds ($1,245.00)
  5 -  Team Jacob ($1,040.00)

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Top Cyclists

  1 -  Paul Mikkelson ($11,750.00)
  2 -  Jim Colella ($7,050.00)
  3 -  Joseph Cozzolino ($1,905.00)
  4 -  Madeline Mauk ($1,030.00)
  5 -  Liz Lockwood ($965.00)

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Congratulations to our 65 Roses Champions

Become a 65 Roses Champion by raising $1,000. Together, let's make CF stand for Cure Found.

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: $45,000.00

Raised: $28,628.00

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Ride Details

Date: May 14, 2022
Check-in: 7:00 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Route Mileages: 15 miles | 30 miles | 45 miles
Chapter: Connecticut Chapter
Event Location: Two Roads Brewing, 1700 Stratford Ave,
Stratford, CT, 06615
Event Coordinator Name: Pam Chudzik
Event Coordinator Email: pchudzik@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 860-632-7300

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

Local Sponsors

New Mobile App

Download our Fight CF Mobile App today!

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