First a story: It started with a group of HIV positive men riding in Race Across America (RAAM). They came upon a real small, old, mid-western town in a desolate part of the country. For some of the team this is the hardest part of the whole ride. A ride with a race route over 3000 miles, touching 14 states and climbing over 140,000 feet, RAAM is considered one of the toughest endurance races in the world. It’s not the blistering cold, the never-ending roads, pounding rain, or the gusting winds that deters these riders. It’s the looks & snarls from people in these places who- just don’t understand. This time was different.
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