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Team TCB

On November 13-17 2012 'Team TCB' will race their motorcycle in the Baja 1000, the toughest point-to-point desert race in the world, in an effort to raise money for our wounded veterans.

Our goals are clear, raise $50,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, finish the race, not get run over by a trophy truck, have fun, and raise awareness for our nation's warriors who need our help. 

Please help us get the word out. 
Thank you for your donation! 

Team TCB highlights:

5/14 Update: Wow what a week! In our first week we've already received almost $1,000 in donations. Our website, ADVrider.com thread, and Facebook page have a just over 3,200 hits combined! This week we also added another rider to the team. Our new rider is a Navy disabled Vietnam Veteran. Ed has been racing the Baja for the past 30 years and will definitely help us achieve our goals. We've had a deluge of people offer to help at our pits, donate equipment, or donate their time in any way. We are truly grateful and humbled. Please help spread the word about our cause and thank you again for your donation!!
 

5/22 Update: Another great week for RaceForTheWounded. We confirmed several big name sponsors for our race. And we're finalizing arrangements with several other key sponsors as well. Klim will be outfitting Team TCB with all of our racing apparel. Check out the blog on our website to see pictures of the awesome stuff Klim sent us. GPR will also be supplying our stabilizer - critical for this desert terrain.

This week we also ordered and received a new batch of Team TCB shirts. You can buy them online on our website for $25 each. The team also decided to meet up in Mexico in August to pre-pre ride. Pre-riding is critical for our desert training. Especially for Scott...who needs the experience. Brett spent a good part of the week getting his KTM ready to pre-ride on. We don't want to ride "Elvis" (our race bike) too much before the race in fear of damaging him. More good news news...our blog section on our website is up and running. Sign up to our newsletter to get weekly updates on team shenanigans. 

Last big Team news..Ed is hosting a Labor Day Ride for the Wounded in an effort to raise money for our our Baja Project/WWP. If you're in the northern Arizona area, come on by and ride for a good cause. 3 day event $75. Food and Team TCB shirt included. Contact us for further details.  

6/6 Updates: See the blog on our website for a comprehensive list of team updates and new pictures. Here's the cliff-notes version of team updates...We finished modifying the team shirts and race jerseys. We added the brown tiger stripe camouflage pattern on the sleeves to give us a military-style-motocross look.

We just reached 10% of our donation goal...boom. That's $5,000 so far! Just over month. Not too shabby. Our Facebook, ADVrider.com threads, and website have been blowing up with hits. 9,000 hits on the latter two. And our Facebook traffic has an increase of 480% from last week's traffic. The word has gotten out - thanks!

We added a new member to the team. Allen knows every inch of the Baja Peninsula and will be driving one of the 4 chase trucks.  Our hand guards arrived from HighwayDirtBikes.com. Brett will mount them then he gets back from work. And Rocco will supervise of course.

AboytMeTee.com will be donating a percentage of their online sales to our cause. AND will be designing a new Team TCB shirt for purchase. Our Bristol Brew Company event is coming up. Bristol's will be donating $1 to our cause for every beer sold on 19 June from 5-9pm. We predict standing room only! Drink some for me (Scott) because I'm deployed and cannot drink...

Big things happened at the Sun Country Corvette Show. Ed secured an on-air radio interview, handed out almost 50 fliers, and was invited back next week to host a booth for Team TCB! New team flier is out - Version 5. Downloadable version on the website. Terry found a cheaper way to ship the shirts. Reduced from $5 to $3. Big shot out to Bare Bones Rides, Combat Flip Flops, Sun Country Corvette Show, and AboutMeTee.com. Thanks for all your support!! 

Total Raised

$19,582.00

Funded: 39.16%
Meet the Team
Donors
Rick Teegarden
$100.00
2361 days ago
Rick Teegarden
$100.00
2486 days ago
Anonymous Donor
$5.00
2496 days ago
Sherrie Fredsti
$50.00
2514 days ago
Michael Hays
$100.00
2525 days ago
Jeff Prenger
$100.00
2527 days ago
Tony Swink
$250.00
2529 days ago
Vera Robinson
$500.00
2530 days ago
Carol Masterson
$250.00
2531 days ago
Ainslee Machaffie
$100.00
2534 days ago
MARC BENIOFF
$5,500.00
2538 days ago
Fred & Becky Lange
$1,000.00
2542 days ago
Christine Joy
$50.00
2543 days ago
Andrew Tinsley
$1,000.00
2544 days ago
Hunt Collins
$250.00
2549 days ago
Darshane Dawley
$250.00
2550 days ago
Joseph Wheelis
$20.00
2556 days ago
Ralph Potts
$250.00
2556 days ago
vijay kumar
$100.00
2557 days ago
Daphna Rubin
$180.00
2558 days ago
edgar payan
$25.00
2565 days ago
Wayne Hupman
$200.00
2565 days ago
Radek Burkat
$100.00
2573 days ago
Johnny Hocking
$50.00
2573 days ago
Jacob O'Toole
$50.00
2574 days ago
Scott McIlrath
$400.00
2589 days ago
Lynda Spreitzer
$250.00
2596 days ago
Stephen Anderson
$50.00
2598 days ago
Mark Webster
$50.00
2598 days ago
John Christeson
$100.00
2598 days ago
Luke Bennett
$200.00
2600 days ago
Robert Clover
$200.00
2613 days ago
Brian and Carolyn Halla
$500.00
2616 days ago
Adam Mewherter
$250.00
2620 days ago
Craig Jacobs
$150.00
2622 days ago
Daniel Wilson
$100.00
2625 days ago
Matthew Beardsley
$200.00
2627 days ago
Judy Wasoba
$25.00
2637 days ago
Lynne Blesener
$202.00
2640 days ago
Marc Johnston
$50.00
2657 days ago
Andrea J. Catalano
$200.00
2671 days ago
Philip Dore
$150.00
2674 days ago
Randall Jackson
$400.00
2676 days ago
Rick Teegarden
$50.00
2677 days ago
Derrick Stanfield
$25.00
2678 days ago
Stan Rawson
$100.00
2680 days ago
Kelley McGrath
$50.00
2682 days ago
Martin McGrath
$300.00
2685 days ago
Patricia Pohl
$50.00
2692 days ago
Jennifer Lyons
$800.00
2695 days ago
Nicole M. Weiss
$100.00
2696 days ago
Darrell Miller
$20.00
2698 days ago
Leo Coddington
$250.00
2699 days ago
Michael Hayden
$800.00
2699 days ago
Josh Mathis
$50.00
2699 days ago
Gerard Dietz
$100.00
2700 days ago
Michael Powell
$100.00
2700 days ago
Philip Spencer
$750.00
2700 days ago
Todd Staton
$200.00
2700 days ago
Edward Harbort
$150.00
2704 days ago
Desmond Gonzales
$75.00
2704 days ago
Michael Croissant
$50.00
2705 days ago
Mike Taylor
$100.00
2706 days ago
Erik Johnson
$150.00
2707 days ago
Jim Catalano
$50.00
2707 days ago
Darla Crook
$25.00
2711 days ago
Paul Degarate
$100.00
2711 days ago
Joyce Catalano
$100.00
2711 days ago
Deserae Lucero
$50.00
2714 days ago
Jason Davis
$50.00
2715 days ago
Richard Baber
$50.00
2715 days ago
Phil Walker
$50.00
2716 days ago
Mitch Akers
$100.00
2717 days ago
Jeremy Brown
$25.00
2717 days ago
Kevin Dool
$100.00
2717 days ago
Eric Bayer
$150.00
2718 days ago
Travis Leverich
$100.00
2721 days ago
Roberto Coba
$50.00
2723 days ago
Bruce Stumbo
$150.00
2724 days ago
Alandria Turner
$25.00
2725 days ago
Lauren Motola
$50.00
2725 days ago
Darla Perpall
$30.00
2725 days ago