Announcement: 2019 EPiC Journey Against Diabetes – London, UK to Hamburg, DE

Edwin’s 1,200 kilometer EPiC Journey Against Diabetes for 2019 will start in London, United Kingdom.   Edwin will ride his bicycle through the countries of France, Belgium, The Netherlands and finish in Hamburg, Germany in time for the Rotary International Convention. Planned start date of Edwin’s EPiC Journey Against Diabetes is May 21st, 2019 from the amazing city of London, UK.  More … More Announcement: 2019 EPiC Journey Against Diabetes – London, UK to Hamburg, DE

Epic Journey Kick-Off at One Rotary Center

Rotary Staff, Chicagoland Rotarians and Friends are sending Edwin Velarde off on his Epic Journey Against Diabetes.  Edwin is raising awareness about the Global Diabetes Epidemic and raising funds for Rotarian Action Group for Diabetes. Gathering at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at Rotary Headquarters, One Rotary Center, Evaston Ilinois USA. The group … More Epic Journey Kick-Off at One Rotary Center

Fuel the Fun

One of the keys to having fun in cycling is the ability to maintain energy level during a ride.  Having to cut a ride short or worst, running out of steam midway through a ride alone and 2 hours from home is not exactly what anyone would call fun.  On a survey in the C2S … More Fuel the Fun

Epic Journey Against Diabetes

On June 13, 2018, Edwin Velarde will embark on a 1200-kilometer bicycle ride beginning at the Rotary International Headquarters in Evanston, Illinois USA, through the Great Lakes Region of the United States and Canada before ending at the Rotary International Convention in Metro Toronto Convention Center in Ontario Canada. The Epic Journey Against Diabetes ride … More Epic Journey Against Diabetes

800-Mile Ride Through ‘Diabetes Belt’ Takes Cyclist From Chicago To Atlanta –

By Justin Breen, April 26, 2017 – DNAinfo CHICAGO — Edwin Velarde is tackling his Type 1 diabetes with what he’s calling an “epic” bike challenge that begins in Chicago next month. Velarde, a former Chicago resident who now lives in Oak Park, Calif., will pedal his bike from the Adler Planetarium to Atlanta — … More 800-Mile Ride Through ‘Diabetes Belt’ Takes Cyclist From Chicago To Atlanta –

Rotary Club of Chicago/ONE to host EPiC ADB Send-off

The Founding Club of Rotary,  Rotary Club of Chicago/ONE is hosting the send-off for Edwin A. Velarde as he ride his bicycle from Chicago to Atlanta (read more –  EPiC Journey through America’s Diabetes Belt).  The Official EPiC Send-Off social event will be held at the Rotary Centennial Garden adjacent to the Adler Planetarium on … More Rotary Club of Chicago/ONE to host EPiC ADB Send-off