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Kyle Bryant

California
My goal is to push my limits (physical, emotional, mental) and encourage others to do the same.  At age 17 I was devastated with the diagnosis of a rare disease called Friedreich's ataxia (FA).  What the heck is Friedreich's ataxia and what would it mean to me for the rest of my... Full Bio
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A Guide to Beginning Your Search For Adaptive Cycling Equipment by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health **Note: This article is focused on individuals affected by FA but aspects of this article may relate to many other conditions with symptoms that include compromised balance ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia Philly Promo Videos by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health We are incredibly grateful to our Media Partner, PHL 17 for an outstanding job on three promo videos leading up to the Philly ride. Check them out. Thank you Jennifer Lewi ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia funded research. MRI biomarker study at UMN by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Each year FARA puts out a request for proposal for research to be funded by funds from Ride Ataxia. This research grant is focused on translational research - research that ... Read on »
2014 Ataxian Athlete Initiative Recipients by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), in partnership with The FA Project , Catrike , The Melting Pot , and The Texas Irish Foundation is pleased to announc ... Read on »
The Rupeleton Rides Strong Again by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health “The rides make me feel like we’re part of an incredible team and that we can really make a difference and find a treatment and eventually a cure for FA” Santa Clar ... Read on »
NorCal 2014 dedicated to Lee Mitchell by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Sometimes it takes someone who has traveled the road before you to show you the way. In early 2009 I had a dream to do Race Across AMerica (RAAM) - a 3,000 mile nonstop b ... Read on »
Maximizing Our Impact - Ride Ataxia Relocation; Portland to Seattle by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health In the past two years our Northwest location,  Ride Ataxia Portland, has been very successful with strong participation and fundraising - over $115,000 raised for Friedreich ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia 2013 Reflection by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This article is from The Advocate newsletter.  Read the entire newsletter here:   http://curefa.org/_pdf/FARAnewsletterDec2013.pdf Young Family’s Involvement Is A Team E ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia Remembers Garrett Timbie by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Ride Ataxia's success is rooted in many families coming together as one team to ride and raise funds for FA research. At the heart of each family is someone who rallies the ... Read on »
Announcing the 2013 Ataxian Athlete Initiative Grant Recipients by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), in partnership with The FA Project , Catrike , The Texas Irish Foundation , and UVA Sun Systems are pleased to announce ... Read on »
Ataxian Athlete Initiative Now Accepting Applications for 2013 Grant Program by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health For Immediate Release  Rare Disease Organization to Provide Adaptive Cycling Equipment to Deserving Applicants  Downingtown, Penn.,(April 8, 2013) – The Friedreich’s A ... Read on »
Rider Profile: Mark by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Name: Mark Solow                Hometown: Tulsa, OK Current Location: Highland Village, TX Age: 55 (will be 56 by the ride) Occupation:  Sales.  (I ... Read on »
Rider Profile: Emily by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Name: Emily Penn Hometown:  Dallas, TX Current Location:Murphy, TX  Age: 20 Occupation: Student Club: Cycling Center Dallas ... Read on »
Announcing the 2012 AAI Recipients by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health We are very excited to announce the recipients of the 2012 Ataxian Athlete Initiative! The AAI funds the purchase of adaptive cycling equipment for people with Ataxia so ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia 2013 Dates by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 2012 was an incredibly successful year with two new locations, a total of 6 rides, 2,230 participants and over $500,000 in fundraising. Just as important, or pe ... Read on »
At NorCal 2012 We Ride For Phillip by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Why do we ride? We ride to build strength. We ride to see the countryside. We ride to give ourselves a free pass to chow down at the rest stops and on Outback foo ... Read on »
Shanna Armstrong Joins The Team! by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Le tour Ultime was a 2500 mile race on the same course as Le Tour De France.  The difference is that Le Tour Ultime was nonstop, so rather than stopping overnight afte ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia Exceeds $1 Million In Funded Research by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Ride Ataxia is making a big impact toward treatments for FA by directly funding research. When every day is critical to each of us it is important to recognize milestones as ... Read on »
Ride Ataxia Orlando by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Building on the momentum we established with our ride in Tampa, FL last year, the Orlando location will provide a well supported, challenging ride for all riders.  The Orlan ... Read on »
Registration is open for Ride Ataxia Philadelphia 2011 by Kyle Bryant Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The 3rd Annual Ride Ataxia Philadelphia will offer 5, 10, 25, and 50-mile route options starting and ending at Limerick Community Park in Limerick, PA on October 9, 2011. ... Read on »