Easterseals 100 Featured Rider: Rick Diefenderfer

Rick has been cycling since 2016. He states that his favorite part of cycling is the cardio, and shares that “in 2011, the doctors found that I had 2 blockages, 95% and 90%. Cycling allows me the cardio that I need without the punishment on my knees and feet.” Rick has been involved with Easterseals …

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Easterseals 100 Rider Feature: David Oznowitz

David has been cycling seriously since 2016. He shares that his favorite part of cycling is when he is in the woods on his MTB and out on the scenic country roads in Central Illinois - particularly in the Fall. David finds great empowerment in cycling. He states that physical sports, by definition, require a …

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Easterseals 100 Bicycle Ride Featured Rider: Ron Malik

Ron has been hand cycling since the early 1990's. Before cycling, and even now, he participated in various marathons (including Peoria, Chicago and Boston) in a racing wheelchair. His first wheelchair racing experience occurred in 1976 during his college days at the University of Illinois. Since then he has taken part in many races and marathons …

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