A Hand Cyclist's "Revolution"

Posted by Reeve Staff in Daily Dose on February 26, 2016 # Team Reeve

Team Reeve Hand CyclistAfter her husband sustained a spinal cord injury as a cyclist, Anita McGorty had a hard time sharing their story. However, once Dennis decided to hit the road again and take on the TCS NYC Marathon as a hand cyclist with Team Reeve®, that was inspiration enough to put pen to paper.

In the spirit of cycling, Anita compared their journey and next chapter to a “revolution,” the term for one cycle of a wheel: "One revolution won’t get you anywhere. It’s the build of those revolutions -- your RPMs, your cadence -- that give you your power and propel you forward."

Read the full article from The Mighty.

Riding in the 2015 NYC Marathon on Nov. 1 with Team Reeve® marked Dennis’ return to cycling, using a handcycle to complete the race and raise funds for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. To learn more about Dennis and support his efforts, you can do so here: www.christopherreeve.org/nyc2015/teammcgorty.