We are The Penultimates – a team of Albuquerque, New Mexico cyclists. Our primary focus is cycling in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s “New Mexico Pedal Los Pueblos” Bike MS, a two-day, 150 mile cycling tour through northern New Mexico. This event raises money for research, education, and support of individuals living with Multiple Sclerosis – including those within our community. (For a quick primer on MS, check this out). Our team includes several members riding for friends and family with the disease, and we also have two cyclists that live and ride with MS.
The Penultimates formed in 2010 with 5 riders, raising over $7500 for the Bike MS150 event. In 2016, we and raised $26,281! We have had over 60 different riders join us through the years and have raised over $150,000 since our first year the fight against MS. We’re reaching out to our families, friends, and the community businesses we actively support to help our fundraising reach the next level. We are organizing a few fundraisers this year, including our Seventh Annual Paired Whisky Dinner hosted by Two Fool's Tavern (the 2015 even is detailed here) and our Second Annual Happy Hour at Matanza sometime in June (last year we raised over $700 drinking beer and eating!). These events raise money directly for the MS society, but the proceeds go toward your rider totals, so if you think fundraising will be difficult - we make it easy!
|From the start of the 2016 ride!|