• R2R: US Paralympic Triathlete Got His Start with Ride 2 Recovery

    Aug 16, 2013

    Nathan DeWalt was awaiting his deployment to Afghanistan when he was hit by a car on his motorcycle and paralyzed from the waist down, severing his spinal cord. He was in the US Navy, an avid competitor in many Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation events and [...]


  • Ride 2 Recovery Veteran Enters Leadville Trail 100

    Aug 8, 2013

    Matt DeWitt, a native New Hampshire resident and a former competitive mountain biker, joined the US Army in 1998. Part of the initial invasion of Iraq, DeWitt was on duty in Khalidiyah in 2003 when a rocket-propelled grenade hit him. He lost both of his [...]


  • R2R: Army Vet’s Passion Leads Her to Develop Project HERO

    Aug 1, 2013

    Barb Springer’s passions led her to Ride 2 Recovery (R2R). She was a marathon runner, was the head of multiple military physical service centers and served for 24 years in the U.S. Army.  When nearing her retirement, the founder of R2R approached her at the Warrior Games and asked [...]


  • R2R: Biking helps Army veteran battle PTSD

    Jul 25, 2013

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    Joe Qualls was playing fetch with his service dog as he opened up about his time in the military and his experience with Ride 2 Recovery (R2R). His previous battle with PTSD seemed far away, as he joyfully spoke at length about his experience with biking and the [...]


  • Ride 2 Recovery Impacts Iraq Veteran’s Life

    Jun 19, 2013

    After Hunter Stoneking returned from deployment in Iraq he severely tore his knee in a football game with fellow Marines. After his injury, Hunter slumped into a pretty inactive lifestyle. Staying at home and putting on a few pounds, Hunter wasn’t feeling he best, to say the least. Then in [...]


  • RIDER PROFILE: ANDI TALLEY and Ride 2 Recovery

    Apr 18, 2013

    Andi Talley is a wounded veteran using cycling for recoveryPHOTO: Andi Talley is a wounded veteran using cycling for recovery
    After sustaining a serious brain injury during a tour in Iraq it wasn’t easy for Andi Talley to return to civilian life – things [...]


  • Ride2Recovery Gulf Coast Rider Profile

    Mar 18, 2013

    The Raleigh-sponsored “Ride2Recovery” toured the U.S.’ Gulf Coast earlier this March. A first time R2R cyclist was Jeremy McComb, a 32-year-old Nashville, TN resident. Jeremy rode a Raleigh Revenio Carbon 4.0 during the tour that took cyclists from New Orleans to Florida’s state capitol, Tallahassee.
    An accomplished musician and songwriter, Jeremy took a break [...]


  • Raleigh Profile: Juan Carlos Hernandez

    Mar 10, 2013

    After losing a leg in Afghanistan, Juan Hernandez discovered cycling. It saved his life. All photos courtesy Juan Hernandez
    On October 13, 2009, Juan Carlos Hernandez was conducting a nighttime aerial mission in the valleys of Afghanistan when the aircraft he was traveling in was struck by a rocket propelled grenade. Shrapnel [...]


  • Ride 2 Recovery Tours the Gulf Coast

    Mar 1, 2013


    On March 2, the Raleigh-sponsored “Ride 2 Recovery” started its bicycle tour of the Gulf Coast. The tour brought together Wounded Warriors who are using cycling as a means of recovering from traumatic injury or trauma.
    Funds raised during Ride 2 Recovery events’ helps VA and Military organizations continue establishing cycling rehabilitation [...]


  • Ride 2 Recovery – 10 Million Charity Miles Giveaway

    Dec 19, 2012


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