Monthly Archives: August 2016

Hi everyone! I am super excited to be returning for my 3rd Tour DaVita for so many reasons… seeing friends I have made from previous Tours, making new friends, visiting and riding the hills of my home state, and most … Continue reading


This is my story . . . when I found out that I had chronic kidney disease, I was eligible for a transplant. Needless to say, it was a big surprise for me and not one that I had a … Continue reading


It’s been ten years, but we made it back to Tennessee. Get ready for a great ride. Once again I had the good fortune to do a scouting ride of the Tour DaVita route. This year the Tour starts in … Continue reading


With the 10th annual Tour DaVita quickly approaching in September, Jan Morrow is gearing up for her fourth year riding. Jan, who lives in Virginia, had always been athletic but never cycled prior to her first Tour. It was her … Continue reading


Barry Gonzalez’s life may seem unrecognizable looking back from just five years ago. Barry, home dialysis patient and 2nd time Tour DaVita rider, has lost nearly 300 pounds, is working 50-60 hours a week, has strengthened relationships with his family, … Continue reading


“Are you still doing Tour DaVita???” Everyone keeps asking me that, sounding simultaneously concerned that I might be and in disbelief that I might not. Everyone knows that I’d never miss a Tour. I’ve ridden every mile of the last … Continue reading