6.692 People have joined us to support overcoming adversity.

Orbea is proud to support Team Novo Nordisk in its mission to inspire, educate and empower people affected by diabetes and to show the world that cyclists with diabetes can compete at the same level as the rest of the peloton.

We all ride to overcome something. For some, it is yesterday’s sprint time. For others, it is the climb that always gets the best of you.

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  • Michael Corvello

    Bike Riding Saved My Life; Sounds silly and maybe it’s a stretch, but I feel its true. I am relatively new to riding, just over three years now. When I was a kid I rode my bike everywhere, but like many of us once I got my first car around 18, my old Schwinn 10 speed got parked in the corner of the garage never to be seen again. December of 2012, I puffed on my last cigarette FOREVER

  • Malcolm Gwinn

    At age 55 I have started riding to loose weight and get healthier overall. Not only have I lost weight, but I have also fallen in love with cycling. I want to move up to a more advanced bike, and the Orca M50 would be a dream come true. The Orca M50 would be the last bike I would ever need to own. With an Orca M50 under me, I would have the courage to enter a race for old fat guys. Maybe win a yel

  • Malcolm Gwinn

    At age 55 I have started riding to loose weight and get healthier overall. Not only have I lost weight, but I have also fallen in love with cycling. I want to move up to a more advanced bike, and the Orca M50 would be a dream come true. The Orca M50 would be the last bike I would ever need to own. With an Orca M50 under me, I would have the courage to enter a race for old fat guys. Maybe win a yel

  • Tony Hata

    My brother-in-law just passed away due to complications of suffering from diabetes for almost 20 years. I try to ride Monday through Friday to and from work to reduce my chances of developing diabetes. My wife's family has diabetes and I'm trying to being an example to my daughter that a little exercise every day has many benefits.

  • KATHY MCDONALD

    I am 67 years old. In 2005 I learned I have COPD, my lungs are only at about 50% of what they should be. I work hard to keep fit and recently started biking again. I ride on flat easy trails in low gears for now but every ride gets better.

  • Tim Comiskey

    I try and ride 4 to 5 times a week. 45 minutes to an hour minimum. I have averaged on a good day 16.1 per hour, I'm a 57 year old realtor/store manager, times are tuff. I ride a Denali road bike from Amazon. I love riding to relieve my daily pain. I am a former moto crosser. Like most I had a few injuries over the years. Things that my body with 2 herniated disks, 4-5, lower back, 3 crushed verte

  • Vallie Ducharme

    My son would love this!

  • Tim Ducharme

    I'd love to ride this bike for exercise.

  • Deborah Hopper

    Bottom left in the picture is me. I'm with my mom and niece. I am trying to overcome my family history of obesity and diabetes. I was diagnosed one year ago. My mom has recently had amputations of both feet and it's scares me to death. I am taking Metformin currently for my diabetes. I recently started riding a friend's bike because I do not have one. My dream is ride a century bike event (100 mil