CT Lyme Riders, Inc.
2015 Lyme Ride
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August 9, 2015


  Facebook check in at the Lyme Ride


CT Lyme Rider Co-founders Sandy Brule & Tony Gargano!


Over 1000 bottles of water stacked up for the ride


Over 80 trays of food to be cooked for when riders return


Ria


Breakfast sandwich crew!


New vanity plate on Tony's bike


New registration set up - two tables outside means
no lines-no waiting


Lynn & Malorie getting setting up for raffle sales


Thank you Carefree Small Buildings for this great raffle prize


Beautiful wood carvings - Thanks Drew's Landscaping!



  Registration team Terry, Faith, Dawn, Marissa & Jessica (missing from pic Ria & Denise)


Ria & Denise at registration


  Jessica & Marissa setting up the pre-registration table


  Lori sorting shirts


Faith & Carl


Terry & Dawn at working the registration



Lumpy ready to direct the riders in


Haymonds girls have arrived


Hear comes the riders


Kelly Palmer of Kelly Jean photography getting rider pics at a new angle


 




Parking lot filling in nice


 


Lloyd talking with trike owner


 


Lower lot full, now lining them up in the upper lot - Thanks for the support!



Old school



Devyn & Malorie selling raffle tickets


Jason, Jim & Dave

 


Charlie


Sandy, Terry, Casey & Walter



Uncle Bob & Jason

 


Jason setting up food tables

 


Trantolo tent busy with people - Thanks for your support!


Busy putting on temporary tattoos


Lumpy and Kelly


Mike, Walter, Casey & Seth




 


B.A.C.A. - Thanks for the great work this club does for child abuse!




Thanks to all the clubs for your continued support!


Time for our group to head out


Vic & Terry


1st stop - The Tap Room in Lebanon


Great signs - Thanks Levine Distributing



Full parking lot at The Tap Room


1st stop Volunteers - Lori, Sharon, Rich & Jacquelyn


 



2nd Stop - Sports Bar in Willimantic


2nd stop Volunteers - Dales, Donna & Mike



 

 


Ted hanging out


Mike who is always happy to help out!


Vic checking things out


A goof ball pic w/ Ted, Casey, Sandy, Terry & Steve



Vic & Terry on the way to stop 3


Our group on the road to stop 3




3rd stop - The Brown Derby in Montville

 
Stop 3 volunteers - Beth & Diana (above) Kelsey & Katie (below)

 
John and his brothers - Thanks for all yoour support every year!


Jason & his son pulling into stop 3



Eric is at stop 3



Charlie at the Brown Derby

 


Tony & Sandy pulling out of stop 3 and heading to stop 4!


Charlie and Marissa


Vic & Terry heading to stop 4


Caught up with Seth & Dana, they joined us to stop 4


Carl & Casey, Ted, and Kevin on the way to stop 4

 

   


Riders passing by each other as route went in both directions


Meanwhile back at the Fish & Game, food is being cooked for soon returning riders
Jason, Chris, Jim & Cody


Chris (Family Pizza) checking things out with the guys


Food trays staying warm on the towable grill


Uncle Bob and Dave Dube cutting all the Limes for the Lyme challenge coming later


Stop 4 - The Lyme Tavern in Niantic



Kristen was a surprise volunteer at stop 4, Thanks Kristen & Honey for your help!
Kristen, Honey, Sandy & Terry


Sandy & Tony heading back to The Fish & Game Club


Terry & Vic


John Haymond is at The Fish & Game Club to welcome back the riders

 

 


Frank Gargano & John Haymond


John & Nik


Congressman Joe Courtney stopped by, with Mike and John Haymond


Our group pulling back in


Charlie

 


Ted


Steve


Ray & Helena


Tony, Sandy, and Dr Sabovic (Sandy's Lyme Doctor)


Dinner time.  Jason, Uncle Bob, Dave & Todd - Thanks for helping with the food service


Jim & Heather helping with food in line two


Sharon & Uncle Bob



Father Mike



Returning riders drawing the last cards

 
Nice temporary Tat Chance!  Thanks for your continued support


Rick


Buddy



Haymond Law tent - Thanks for being a ride sponsor and supporter from day 1!


Uncle Tom and Dad (Frank)


Great band - Pop City

 

 



Frank, Tony, Marissa, Vic & Charlie


Christos & Maria of Family Pizza  - Thank you so much for the great food!


Susie & Todd

 


Drew who made the wood carving owl & bear


Jerry

 
Dale has some heavy thinking going on!



Mike


Great raffle ticket sales team - Thanks Devyn, Mallorie & Lynn



Robert Ives



Raffle ticket time


Meri drawing the raffle tickets for Steve



Cody enjoying a late day cold one


Jacquelyn, Jason & Cody



Lyme bite challenge time!


478 people took the Lyme Challenge and bit a lime wedge.  We raised $956 for lymedisease.or
in the biggest Lime Bite Challenge I have ever seen!  Thank you riders!

Here's the Lime Bite Challenge on youtube


Anthony


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Remembering two lost friends


    Walter (with hat on) who made it to every ride, passed
August 2015 just before the 9th ride

 

Special thanks to Frank Gargano, Kelly Palmer of Kelly Jean Photography &
Dexter of Haymond Law for taking all the photos for the 2015 Lyme Ride!
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 Dedicated to Raising Awareness and the Education of Lyme Disease