About

What is 1400 Miles?

1400 Miles is a non profit that uses bikes and craft beers to spark difficult conversations with stubborn guys about prostate health. We are tackling prostate cancer from the front end, not the back.

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THE REALITY IS, 1 IN 7 MEN WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER IN THEIR LIFETIME. It is our goal to educate men so they know:

  • Men need to know WHEN to get checked (screened) Screening refers to to “testing to find a disease” such as cancer in people who don’t have symptoms of the disease.For prostate cancer, men should start to get screened at 40, especially if an immediate family member (father/brother) have been diagnosed.
  • Men need to know HOW to get checked.There are two ways to screen for prostate cancer
    Blood Test: checking for the prostate specific antigens in the blood (PSA), and Digital Rectal Exam (DRE).
  • Men need to know that prostate cancer is a serious disease, but most men do not die from it. When detected early, prostate cancer is nearly 100% curable!

We plan to reach to heights in 2017!

Want to Join to Movement?

There are many ways you can be a part of 1400 Miles!

  • Ride in a Community Ride (registration opening now!)
  • Ride in the Big Ride in 2018
  • Become a Virtual Rider
  • Volunteer
  • Join The Big Ride Staff

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