There are group dinners every night at MS Global. Full of inspiration, laughter, new friends, old friends and amazing food
There is always time to hang out and relish the talent of the staff.
Lifetime friends are made.
THF Executive Director, Deirdre Moynihan and MS Global staff member, Brian Rasmussen, celebrate the 2004 Tour
Professional bike mechanics tend the bikes every day from the moment you land until the bike is packed to go home
The MS Global staff is made up of professionals from the USA, Switzerland, France, Denmark, Spain and Ireland.
A celebration swim in the mediterrean sea in Finale, Italy
Ireland, USA and Spain - together for MS Global
THF Board Member/MS Global Ride Leader (and world champion free skier) Chris Davenport, supports Rick Kent, a cyclist with MS
Global Alumni, Larry Vuolo Climbs the Alpe d'Huez in his local colors
Global cyclists prepare for the start of the 2004 MS Global. As part of the start, many pro cyclists join us for a portion of the day's ride.
Cyclists are lead in a warm-up during lunch
Garry, an english gent that takes care of the riders
LaRon cuts the tape with MS Lifeline cyclists
2004 MS Global has begun!
An amazing climb!
Mike Zimits (in polka dot jersey) on the top of the Galibier: "6 years ago they told me I would be in a wheelchair, and today I climbed to the top of the world"
The Alpe d'Huez and not just on television
Go Tyler! Go Jan! Go Global!
Relaxation at the top of the Alpe d'Huez
Jim Martin, a southern boy celebrates his climb
Mark, Jim, Chris and Rick relish their accomplishments of the day
Morgan and Claudy, two of the Serono riders that provide support and guidance to the MS Cyclists
MS Global staff, Daniel, securing the bikes for the transfer
Alumni Bob and Mike, wear their prize jerseys with pride. Each night a Serono polka dot, green and yellow jersey are presented
Ireland, USA and Spain together again celebrating the end of MS Global
MS Global staff meeting
Alumni Adam riding strong and missing the view below
On day one, an easy 20 mile ride is taken to assess the group and get the kinks out of the bikes after traveling
A photo for home after the first climb
The bikes are well cared for during the week.
Right before the climb really starts
On the way to the Alpe d'Huez
MS Global Tour Directors Joe Tonon and Francis Kelsey, help Mike show off!
The cyclists travel through many wonderful towns
And stop at cafes!
MS Global shows you that we all on the top of the world
MS Global ride leaders and alumni cyclists support other riders when they need it most
Light at the end of the tunnel
2004 MS Global saw snowy passes and sunny beaches
The final half mile, cyclists are lead in by the riders with MS and wear matching jerseys
Hugs for all