Pedaler for prostate cancer visits Ovando

A heavy-duty recumbent tricycle pedaled out of Ovando on Monday, Aug. 14. It was not to take a quick trip, as pedaler Greg Veal plans to make an 18-day, 820-mile trip to Bismarck, North Dakota, from Missoula.

This is the second leg of his Lewis and Clark Trail bike ride to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer. He successfully made a trip from the West Coast to Missoula in 2022.

Veal said he was an avid cyclist and jogger as a young man, but both of his knees required surgery in his 20s. Bicycling and jogging were both put on hold.

Veal, a former information technology consultant in Ak...

 

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