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Among the more than 100 riders on the One Aim team, you will find countless stories of lives that have been transformed by taking part in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation and being part of the One Aim team. Every year we meet new people who are not yet cyclists but are just people who own a bike! Some have not even taken that step yet! But by the time we set off on The Ride in August, they are all riders and some even become full-blown cyclists! The Ride, and being part of the One Aim team, definitely changes lives. It can change YOUR life! Registering for The Ride is the first step. There is a registration fee of $75; although, sometimes they offer a reduced rate over the holidays. However, a bit like paying a gym membership, making that

small financial commitment can help persuade you to take the next step. Again, being part of a team is like having a training partner. It helps motivate you to turn up, because you feel in some way accountable to your team. The One Aim team has social, training, and fundraising events throughout the year. Once you meet your teammates and get involved with some social, fundraising, and training events, you will already have established a habit, so when the outdoor riding starts, you’ll feel ready and confident. Our outdoor riding season kicks-off on the first Tuesday of April. We start our weekend rides on the first Saturday in May, and by June, there are 3-4 rides per week to choose from. The best thing about our rides is we have a strict ‘no–drop’ policy. No one is too slow to ride with us. Someone will always

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