Registration for both our in-person ride in Old Orchard Beach
and our virtual component “Cycling In Sync” is now open.

We are so excited to once again be riding together in Old Orchard Beach
while also Cycling In Sync with friends across the country & around the world!

Please note: Registrations for the In-Person event will be limited to 1,000 Cyclists 
On our way to our $ 1,500,000 goal :


Though the limit on gathering restrictions are being lifted in Maine, we are closely monitoring safety protocols and may have to make slight adjustments to start times and routine procedures based on state and local guidelines. This may include limiting the number of spectators allowed.

For those of you Cycling In Sync, please make sure to follow the guidelines in place in your state/county/town at the time of your ride. 

Our primary concern is, and always will be, the health and well-being of our Ride Family and our host communities. Please check back regularly for updated information.

Our Story

When Chris Woods, an avid cyclist, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 41, the mission of the Woods family, with his 73 year old parents, Edna & Bob, leading the charge, was to find a cycling event that raised money specifically for Parkinson’s research.  For years Chris had been riding in the 150 mile Diabetes ride and the 150 mile MS ride but had never heard of one for PD.  After much research, it became clear that there was nothing in the country, let alone the New England area, so the family decided to organize their own!

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