A Life's Cycle

A Life's Cycle

Dear Followers,

Our names are Ajelet Mor and Christina Pauley and we will be biking across the USA this coming June to raise money for Discovery to Cure, an organization at Yale University for gynecologic cancer research. Discovery to Cure aims towards advancing the prevention, finding early detection and treatment of women’s reproductive cancers.

We are two, soon-to-be graduate students from the University of Denver in Colorado and are looking for your help! Our plan is to start in Tillamook, Oregon and bike our way over to Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, where Discovery to Cure is located. As we journey across the country, we are asking you to help sponsor our journey and help us raise money to give to Discovery to Cure.

You can read more about our trip at https://alifescycle2017.wixsite.com/alifescycle .  But here's what we plan to take with us as well as our estimations for what this trip will cost us. 40% of your contribution will contribute to helping us purchase some of the equipment that will make this trip possible. In other words, without y'all, we would not be able to make this dream a reality :). 

- Used bike on Craigslist: $300-600
- Upfront bike maintenance: $200
- On the road maintenance: $[phone redacted]
- Food: $30/day
- Lodging: $500
- Emergency cash: $1500
- Entertainment, misc: $300

Bike kit: $60
1)      Hex wrench multi tool
2)      Pump
3)      Chain lube
4)      Zip ties
5)      Duct tape
6)      Pliers
7)      Spoke wrench
8)      8,9,10mm box wrenches
9)      Rags
10)   Patch kit
11)   Gallon freezer bags
12)   Sandwich bags

Bike equipment: $500
1)      Bike lock
2)      Spare spokes
3)      Spare brake pads
4)      Spare nuts and bolts
5)      Spare chain links
6)      3 spare tubes
7)      2 bottles with cages
8)      Rear racks and front racks
9)      Bungee cords
10)   Emergency brake lights
11)   Panniers
12)   Frame bags

Other equipment: $500
1)      Flashlights
2)      First aid kit
3)      Auxiliary water storage
4)      Sleeping bag
5)      Sleeping bag liners
6)      Tent
7)      Camp cooking ware
8)      External batteries


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Ajelet Mor 
Denver, CO
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