Local Man Bikes Over 11,000 Miles for Cancer | River City Live
Greg Taylor came up with an ambitious fundraising opportunity. Ride cross country and back from Jacksonville for Cancer awareness. His goal was to raise $100,000 for local charity Chemo Noir. He left in February and braved Mother Nature and her random weather moods to ride 11,500 miles in 6 months. His Instagram posts garnered attention from those all around the country with many celebrating his entrance to each new state with a beer. He stopped by River City Live along with the founder of Chemo Noir, Kat Casey to talk about his experience and accomplishments.
Jacksonville man to bike 11,500 miles to raise money for cancer nonprofit
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man will spend six months biking across America in partnership with Chemo Noir, a cancer nonprofit that helps provide financial support to the families, friends, and fighters in their battle with the disease. “I really want to give back to Jacksonville, it’s kind of my adopted city, my adopted home,” explained Greg Taylor. On February 20, Taylor will ride solo from Jacksonville to San Diego; San Diego to Seattle; Seattle to Maine; and Maine back home to Jacksonville. “It has always been on my bucket list to conquer the United States in a way that few have, all while generating charitable donations for a foundation I fully support,” Taylor said. His journey will be approximately 11,500 miles and take upwards of six months to complete.