Every Team Buckeye rider, virtual rider or volunteer has their own unique reason for participating in Pelotonia. Here are a few of their stories:
"Our biggest goal is to engage the student body, to make connections within the community and make Pelotonia seem more relatable and attainable for students." -Danielle Baiocchi, Student Rider with Team BuckeyeRead More
“Their courage, determination, strength and undying hope inspire me every single day.” - Anna Maria Bittoni, Team Buckeye - Team CTCL CaptainRead More
“My bicycle became a barometer for my health. I could feel myself getting stronger. Before my diagnosis, I enjoyed riding, but after, it became my mission.” - Robert Bowen, 5-year rider with Team Buckeye - Hope's Highway peloton.Read More
“Pelotonia has given me so much more than I’ve ever given to Pelotonia.” - Terry Bradley, 9-year rider and captain of Team Buckeye - College of Arts and Sciences peloton.Read More
“I ride to carry the stories of my patients and families who I minister as a critical care chaplain at The James.” - Cathy Disher, Team Buckeye rider since 2016.Read More
"I never thought I’d be able to bike 100 miles, but seeing that my friends could do it inspired me to get a bike and start training,” -Makena Lynch, Rider with Team Buckeye - Ohio State Athletics DepartmentRead More
Whether you ride, virtually ride or volunteer, we want your Team Buckeye experience in Pelotonia to be inspiring and successful.