Come Bike With Us!!!
■ Don't have a bike?
■ Has it been a long time since you've
ridden a bike?
We will have regular bikes, tandems, and tadpole bikes available for loan.
If you do have a bike, please bring it along.
Pedal and Roll for Parkinson's
A short, flat ride to encourage people with Parkinson's to reap the benefits of pedaling.
People with Parkinson's can accomplish amazing things! Staying active can improve overall quality of life. The idea of Pedal and Roll is to join with others to show that people with Parkinson's can stay active, improving their confidence, health, and ability to manage symptoms. Bicycle therapy is one of the most enjoyable, safe, and effective exercises.
About Parkinson's Disease:
Parkinson's is a neurological disease that affects 1 in 100 over the age of 60 and 2 in 100 over the age of 70. The National Parkinson's Foundation estimates that 50,000 individuals are diagnosed every year. This number is expected to rise as our population ages. About 15% of the 1 million people living with Parkinson's disease are under the age of 50.While there are effective medications and therapies, there currently is no cure.
Why ride with us?
■ People with Parkinson's need to take
■ Research shows that vigorous exercise
can reduce symptoms. Dopamine, which
is released during vigorous exercise,
relieves PD symptoms.
■ Riding together will encourage
movement and build confidence in what
we CAN do.
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