It's that time again! Team Bobby Bicycles is about to lace it up for the ALS TDI Tri-State Bike Ride, There are three days left to the race and this will be the 3rd time team Bobby Will be participating. Here is a small blurb about the GoFundMe Page where you can donate and support a great cause. The Tri-State Bike ride raises much needed funds for the ALS community and each team can ride for an individual. Spread the Word!
He iscalled "Bobby Bicycles" for a reason...and that is because for most of his adult life, Bobby Forster would spend his days riding on wheels. Whether it was operating a pedicab (bike taxi) in New Orleans, long boarding in his hometown of Beverly, MA, or just beach cruising with friends in Newport, RI, Bobby was always moving.
Bobby Forster (sitting front, center in cover photo) is now 28-years-old and is living with ALS, a neurological disease that causes the neurons that control voluntary muscles to degenerate. Bobby, who was diagnosed in 2014, is completely restricted to a wheelchair and has lost most of his physical functional abilities.
A group of Bobby's friends and family now comprise Team #WhatAboutBobby and we are participating in the TriState Trek 2017 for ALS research. We will be riding 270 miles from BOSTON TO NEW YORK on the weekend of June 23-25, 2017 in an effort to CURE ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).
Bobby, a Beverly, MA native currently lives with his wife Casey in Newport, RI. The TriState Trek 2017 stands to benefit them and the ALS Therapy Development Institute (or ALS TDI) which is pioneering the treatments that may lead to a cure to the terrible disease.
“I’m lucky. I still have a lot of good times ahead of me,” says Bobby. “Live your life to the fullest. Do whatever you want to do each day and make each day count. But still, hold onto hope. There are a lot of incredible people working on research and working on the disease and a cure is coming.”
Please donate whatever you can and support Bobby's Team as we help fund research to cure ALS!