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Aptalis CF Cycle For LifeĀ® - Shreveport

Event Overview

Aptalis CF Cycle For Life Trademark
Event Date
September 15, 2012

Bossier Parish Courthouse
204 Burt Blvd.
Benton, Louisiana 71006
CF Cycle For Life Picture

About the Event:

Join us for our second annual bike tour in North Bossier Parish. Ride through some of the most scenic landscapes in North Louisiana. The route will start and end at The Bossier Parish Courthouse where you will enjoy a family friendly after party.

Sign in / Registration begins at 7:00am
Ride begins at 8:00am

Your registration fee includes training rides, commemorative long sleeved t-shirt and a one of a kind experience! Raise $750 or more and you receive the 2012 CF Cycle for Life cycling jersey. We require cyclists to raise a minimum of $150 to participate. You will be making a difference by helping the Cystic Fibrosis fund vital research and therapies for those affected by CF.

Participants 18 and older are welcome to participate. Those under the age of 18 are welcome to cheer on their favorite rider.  Bike helmets are required to ride.

To learn more about other Aptalis CF Cycle For Life® rides across the country, click here: 

How to Get Your Wheels In Motion:

Register to Ride:
Click on the "Register" button in the upper right hand corner to register for the CF Cycle For Life in Shreveport/Bossier!

Registration fees and dates are as follows:
Early Registration through September 2: $15
Regular Registration September 3-14: $25
Day of Event Registration September 15: $35

Registration fees are not tax deductible and do not count towards the fund-raising minimum and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Your Minimum Pledge Requirement is tax deductible and must be turned in on or before event date.

If your minimum pledge requirement has not been met, you will have the option of providing a credit card or cash on event day. You will have one month after the event to submit the remaining balance before your credit card is charged.

TIP - When registering you will be asked to state your fundraising goal (which you can change later). You may select any of the amounts from the pull down menu that are ABOVE the ride's minimum fundraising goal. If the minimum fundraising goal is not an option in the pull down menu, you will need to select the shaded block that is immediately above the minimum amount - and then type in any other amount above the minimum.

For additional questions and concerns, plaese contact Brandi Jones at or (318) 347-9392

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Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis, individuals with a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia complex shall not attend this event. This is because B. cepacia can be passed between individuals who have CF through close proximity. B. cepacia infection in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death.

Despite this policy, there might still be some individuals with B. cepacia in attendance. B. cepacia is not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. Learn more about alternative ways in which a person with B. cepacia can participate, or call the CF Foundation at (800) FIGHT-CF. Consult your CF care center physician with medical questions.

Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.

To participate:


Cycle T shirt
All riders who raise the fundraising minimum will receive the official 2012 CF Cycle for Life event shirt!



Official 2012 CF Cycle for Life Jersey! Special thank you goes out to Andrew Hebert, an avid cyclist and father of two children with CF who is dedicated to raising money for a cure and his sister Paulette Dawson who designed this year's jersey.