EXHALE
FALL
CHARITY
RIDE

A GREAT FALL CYCLING ADVENTURE
FOR RACERS, RIDERS & FAMILIES

SUNDAY
OCTOBER 6
2024

A FUNDRAISER
TO BENEFIT
TYPE 1 DIABETES
RESEARCH

SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP
OF FALL COLORS IN SCENIC METAMORA

ABOUT THE GRAVEL / MTB / FAT BIKE RIDE
NOTE:  Check-in after 9:00am.  All Rides Start at 10:30am.

The 18th Annual JDRF Exhale Fall Charity Ride is a dirt road cycling event that travels through scenic Metamora, Michigan. The event is a fundraiser to raise awareness and donations supporting JDRF.

Since its inception, the Exhale Ride has donated 100% of all proceeds to JDRF. Riders4Research and Cadieux Bicycle Club have received JDRF Achievement Awards annually for their fundraising efforts.

As always, the goal of the JDRF Exhale Ride is to seek donations and raise awareness for Type 1 Diabetes. All donations are greatly appreciated and Riders4Research thanks you for your support.

Day-of Schedule:

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Check-in, sign waiver*, pick up and/or purchase merchandise at the registration pavilion behind the White Horse Inn.
10:30 a.m. All Rides Start at same time

  • After your ride, there will be a light lunch on the White Horse Inn patio.
    • NOTE:  Each rider registration includes one (1) meal ticket;
      Additional meal tickets are available for purchase, here.

* Save time by printing and filling out the waiver ahead of time.

YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN 3 WAYS!

01

JOIN THE RIDE

$40 minimum donation ($45 Day-Of)

Our priority is the health and safety of our participants, volunteers and sponsors.
We ask all participants to be respectful of any changes to the event which may be implemented to enhance safety.  In this regard no cash or checks will be processed at the event. Participants are encouraged to register online.  This will assist in social distancing and accelerate the registration process.

02

SPONSOR A RIDER

Riders and non-riders alike are encouraged to donate toa great cause. All donations are appreciated.

03

PURCHASE MERCHANDISE

All proceeds from R4R / Exhale Ride merchandise go directly to JDRF.  Your purchase is another donation.

Order Online and Pickup after 9 a.m. at the Event.

DIRECTIONS

Start Location

Historic White Horse Inn
1 East High Street (Dryden Road)
Metamora, MI 48455

Directions From Detroit Area

North on Lapeer Rd. (M-24) to W. Dryden Rd.
Go east. It becomes High Street.

ROUTES

All dirt road rides start at 10:30 A.M.
Helmets are mandatory.

40-mile loop *Challenging
for those who want to go the distance

20-mile loop
for those who’d like to see the sights

5-mile casual loop
for kids of all ages

Bicycle support provided by Main Street Bicycles

ABOUT
RIDERS4RESEARCH

Riders4Research is a union of riders, racers and passionate people who reach beyond their own personal goals to give a “little something” back. Not only do we ride great distances on our bicycles; we are also going great lengths to inspire others to reach out and do what is necessary for those who need our help. This is what bonds us in the cycling community and builds strength, character and good will towards others.

We encourage new cyclists and motivate experienced riders by organizing rides and events, sharing experiences, building friendships and supporting our community.

For information, visit www.riders4research.com

ABOUT
JDRF

JDRF is the leading charitable funder and advocate of Type 1 (juvenile) Diabetes research worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Diabetes costs Michigan residents an additional $3.5 billion a year in lost productivity due to premature death, disability and illness.

(Source: The Metro Detroit & Southeast Michigan Chapter of JDRF – www.jdrfdetroit.org)

For information, visit www.jdrf.org