Opelika native and University of Texas student Anna Lazenby will be riding from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska to support Texas 4000 for cancer. Opelika native Anna Lazenby, who attends the University of Texas, will be riding on her bike alongside 69 other students from the university for 70 days and 4,500 miles to support […]

Nick Sajatovic never was much of a cyclist when he lived in The Woodlands – even with the abundance of bike trails. While he considered himself an athlete, Sajatovic joked that he didn’t own anything nicer than a “Walmart bike” in high school. After graduating from The Woodlands High School in 2013, Sajatovic embarked on […]

Tai Massimilian is taking on the Texas 4000 bicycling challenge in memory of Micaela White, who died of cancer at age 18. (Courtesy Tai Massimilian) Every Saturday, Tai Massimilian straps on her helmet, grabs some water, and heads out in Austin on her bike. But the University of Texas junior isn’t just making laps around […]

On an April weekend Bailey Bond, left, and teammate Tai Massimilian are pictured on a 100-mile ride preparing for the trip to Alaska. Contributed Bailey Bond rides for his mother, his late grandfather and to prove to himself that “sometimes you can face the impossible and you can do incredible things.” Bond, a 21-year-old architectural […]

A Laredo native is headed toward Alaska this summer to fight cancer every mile on her bike as a member of the Texas 4000 team. Nicole Wong is one of 76 students who will depart June 2 on a 70-day ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaksa. Texas 4000 was formed in 2004 and is the […]

Cy-Fair High School graduate Reghan Conrey, currently a sophomore at the University of Texas, will represent Cy-Fair ISD in the 14th annual Texas 4000, a 70-day bike ride from Austin, TX to Anchorage, AK that raises awareness and money for cancer and research. On June 2, Cy-Fair High School grad Reghan Conrey will embark on […]

I had the opportunity to volunteer for the MS 150 in Austin throughout the weekend. On Friday, I was able to help direct bikers to the busses taking them to Houston, the start of the race. And on Sunday, I was able to cheer on the bikers as they crossed the finish line, help load […]

The 2017 Texas 4000 team celebrates after completing its first 100-mile training day. There are more to come in preparation for a trek from Central Texas to Alaska in June. Adrian Rios’ life turned upside down when his mother was diagnosed with a non-cancerous but inoperable brain tumor a few years ago. All seemed hopeless […]

Alexis Mason — or to most who know of her from this area, Lexie — has been on quite a ride since graduating from Atlanta High School in 2013. As life goes, little did she know the ride would be wrought with sadness, life-altering measures, and perplexing circumstances that would lead to a devotion to […]