Veterans, Survivors, and Heroes

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In honor of Veterans’ Day tomorrow, I thought this quote honors all of our heroes, military and survivors alike.

While The Boob Ride prides itself on being a fun event for a good cause, we never lose sight of seriousness of the disease. If you would like us to add your breast cancer heroes to our remembrance wall, please contact us here.

In honor of my mom’s triumph over breast cancer.

In support of the survivors: Diane Anderson, Briana Baldwin, Sheila Carey, Maria Chimowicz, Jennifer Dempsey, Anne Ducan, Cinda Flynn, Pam Hernandez, Maria Jaramillo, Suzanne Jackson, Jaime Jenkins, Rachel Kelley, Feili Lee, Linda McCarthy, Bernadette Peterson, Michelle Przemieniecki, Linda Pisano, Anita Richards Savitz, Mary Lou Sullivan, Adriane Wallace, Blanche Wilson, Carole Wilson, Jaime Wilson, Patty Witt, and Dacy Yee.

In memory of Lucy Bogarin, Edna Carey, Cathy Cohen, Patricia Ann Ford, Heather Sainsbury, Maryanne Sosnowski, Donna Strauhal, and Janine Walker.

As a former bra analyst

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It is no secret that I wear many hats and have had more jobs than I can count over the years, but one of the most memorable jobs I’ve had was becoming a bra analyst at Victoria’s Secret during college. I worked my way up from a simple seasonal greeter to an all powerful bra analyst. Wielding trusty measuring tape, I measured women and helped them find a bra that actually fit. Most women I measured had no idea what their actual bra size was. Bra sizing can be difficult for most women, but it gets even trickier after a mastectomy.

In conversations with my survivor friends, bra type and bra fit becomes a substantial issue for them post reconstructive surgery. I stumbled across this blog today, Bra tips post surgery, and it gives some great advice about bra fitting during treatment/post-surgery.
And if you are wondering what to do with your bras that you can no longer wear – we’ll take them! The Boob Ride is proud to use your bras to decorate our rest stops and party venue on the ride. Big or small, we’ll take them all!

FUN 4 GOOD AmazonSmile Announcement

Since we have been recognized as a nonprofit organization, we now qualify for the AmazonSmile program. So, you can choose FUN 4 GOOD as your designated charity.

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to FUN 4 GOOD. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support us every time you shop, at NO COST TO YOU. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Your donations through Amazon Smile will help us with the operational costs for The Boob Ride, so that we can use 100% of the participants’ registration costs for the cause.

Please click on the link below and choose FUN 4 GOOD as your designated charity.

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4635602

 

We know that there are many deserving charities and important causes out there, and we thank you for choosing us!

2nd Time Survivor, 1st Time Walker

We are so excited to announce that our PA Boob Ride director is taking part in her first Susan G. Komen 3 Day 60 mile walk this weekend (Oct 2nd-4th). Michelle is a second time survivor of breast cancer and she is quite the inspiration. This has been a year of firsts for Michelle, as […]

The Pink Bra (Maglia Rosa)

In 2015, The Boob Ride added the Pink Bra, aka the Maglia Rosa. This newly and highly coveted award is for women only (sorry fellas)! This award is given to the Best Woman overall on the D-Cup route. While purely a popularity contest, the Maglia Rosa is still quite the award. Our first winner was Kim […]

The Yellow Bra

The most coveted award in all of cycling is the yellow jersey in the Tour de France. Well, it was until The Boob Ride started awarding the Yellow Bra. This sexy thing is awarded to the person that appears to have arrived first on the D-cup 90 mile route. While The Boob Ride is not […]

In the San Diego Reader

The Boob Ride in Solana Beach is in the San Diego Reader. One of our great volunteers that lives in North San Diego has been working the press for us. Thanks Anna for all the hard work. Here is the link to the article.   [maxbutton id=”11″]  

Benjies Sponsors KOM Trophy

The King of the Mountain (KOM) trophy is sponsored by Benjies, a New York style deli in Tustin. The deli’s owner, Lloyd Weinstein, has supported The Boob Ride every year as a participant. He cannot make the event this year and desperatly wants to have his name on one of the trophies. This is the only way Lloyd […]

TriClub San Diego is a Big Supporter

The Boob Ride has another big supporter with the TriClub San Diego. We were graciously invited to present our 2015 event at their monthly meeting. Our San Diego specialist, Anna, gave the presentation to over 100 members. Mike Plumb, President of the Triathlon Club of San Diego kept his hands off the bra, but he is […]

Best Young Rider Award

The Best Young Rider award for The Boob Ride is a white training bra. In the Tour de France, the Best Young Rider is awarded for the fastest time by a cyclist who is under 26 years old. They give the jersey out on a daily basis to the person with the lowest amount of […]