Bradley is a senior at Towson University. In the summer of 2012 he is riding with a group of college students on a 70 day, 4000+ mile bike ride from Baltimore to Portland.
What is your connection with the cancer community?
My connection with the cancer community is having lost a family member to cancer, she was an amazing person and was loved by many. I also have friends who have had parents battle cancer and even a friend that has defeated cancer. Furthermore I believe that everyone has a connection to someone in the cancer community. We are constantly trying to find new cures, raise money and inspire those who are battling cancer or their family. We are constantly trying to rid products from our markets that may cause cancer because of its severity. Through the fundraising and riding I hope to bring inspiration to everyone I meet along the way.
Why are you riding the 4K for Cancer?
I am riding 4k for cancer for many reasons. I've dreamed about riding across the country because cycling is a major part of my life and history. I was introduced to the organization by a friend, who asked if I had ever heard of it. Once I read the details, I was hooked! I felt this was a great way to see the country, but also to help those in need. I am excited to lift someone's spirit by riding for them and inspiring them to continue their battle against cancer. I am also excited to dedicate some of my rides to those who are close to me. As a 4K for cancer rider I hope to be uplifting for the other riders. Cycling across the country, especially the Portland route is no easy task. I am happy when my bike and willing to help others stay excited about the ride as well.