The 2017/2018 Winners
We proudly re-awarded riderships to Keni Bartley, Margaret Stanny, and Lisa Anderson in our fifth (sixth!?) year of honoring Mark Bosworth with this grant fund! Unfortunately, for different reasons, two riders have had to drop out, and we now hope to see Margaret Stanny on the 2018 ride, barring smoke, fire or other natural disasters!
Update: Margaret did ride, and had a great time!
Kendall (Keni) Bartley
Keni is a young woman who decided at age 21 to invest herself in cycling and now — a few years later — she's ready for the challenge of Cycle Oregon. For Keni, cycling is about finding community and dedicating herself to a healthy and holistic lifestyle. She hopes to be able to motivate others to push beyond their mental and physical expectations and encourage others to join activities without fear. (Keni had to decline, partially due to the issues with smoke in Southern Oregon.)
Margaret is a new Oregonian, having just recently relocated to Eugene from the Midwest — what better way to welcome this cycling fanatic to our beautiful state! Margaret rides for the challenge, the camaraderie, and for the meditative peace that comes when she finds that right pace and cadence. Margaret's relationship with cycling changed ten years ago with the loss of a loved one in a road accident. She will be riding Cycle Oregon in his honor and on a bike donated from the Wabash River Cycling Club in honor of a lost member.
Lisa is a woman in her 50s, who wants to ride Cycle Oregon this year to be an example of positive thinking and proof that life changes are possible to make, no matter your age. In the past five years, Lisa has had 2 hip replacements, lost 163 pounds, and completed multiple ironmans and triathalons. This self-employed manicurist from Nevada will be riding for the legacy of Mark Bosworth. (Lisa suffered injuries in a cycling accident and is unable to ride this year!)
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