Why We Ride:

"Straight Arrow" - an approach to confronting cancer and handling treatment by going all-in, full-speed-ahead toward a cure. This attitude was named by my wife and is how she handles her courageous battle with cancer. Inspired by her tenacity and approach, along with that of a good friend and partner diagnosed at the same time as my wife, I started the Straight Arrow Cycling Club. We ride for fun, camaraderie and post ride festivities. We ride to honor Jeanette, Joe and all the other friends and loved ones who have had to do battle with cancer. WE RIDE TO CREATE A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER. We appreciate the sponsorship of my law firm, Allen Matkins, and the countless others who have contributed to our team.

Padres Pedal the Cause mission is to provide funding for cancer research at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.

Last year we had 30 riders comprised of family and friends, from all over California and as far away as Seattle. This year we hope to have even more. Come ride with us, enjoy our team spirit and help us fund the fight against cancer. Please help us in our effort to raise money by making a donation. 100% of all net proceeds stay in San Diego and goes directly to cancer research.

Ride On!
-Captain David

Our Donations:

Paulette and Steve Griffin
Jami Schwartz
Katie Barbee Demorest
Stath Karras
Ocean Beach Acupuncture
clark libenson
Dale Yahnke
Bill Sailer

Important Padres Dates:

Tuesday, Aug 1 2017

Early Bird Deadline

Friday, Sep 1 2017

Deadline to Commit to Incentive Levels

Saturday, Nov 11 2017

Padres Pedal Event Weekend

Wednesday, Dec 20 2017

Fundraising Deadline

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