8.934 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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  • christopher yanez

    I fought Type 2 diabetes through cycling. There is no substitute for an Orbea Bicycle.

  • christopher yanez

    Through cycling I have controlled my Type 2 diabetes. I was told not to cycle by my physician,yet the medication just was not helping me gain the correct sugar levels. I started up on 10 mile rides and it has helped. I first discovered Orbea during a stage on television of Le Tour De France and various cycling magazines. When I saw a Orbea in person at the cycling shop I could not believe my e

  • christopher yanez

    It was well into 9 years before I was diagosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I did not know. I rarely went to the doctor. I have always rode a bicycle throughout Los Angeles, California for transportation purposes. After a visit to my physician I was put on some fairly heavy medication. I was just not the same my doctor told me not to ride anymore. I decided to take a 10 mile ride one evening. All w

  • christopher yanez

    Not knowingly, I was well into 9 years before I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Rarely did I go to the doctor for a check up. The main purpose I rode my bicycle was for transportation around Los Angeles. In the event of me taking a leisurly ride I would usually eat candy and drink caffeine which made me feel better and gain more energy. I started to drink sociably and eat sweets this is when

  • Richard Eyman

    I am 71 a mountain/road bike rider. 15 years ago I suffered a brain aneurysm during surgery I then I suffered a stroke. If I had not been an active bike rider my recovery while 18 months of therapy could have been severe. while I do have some disability I have continue to be active, road riding and gravel road riding 3/4 times a week 30 to 40 miles each ride. Each summer a group of riders do a 2

  • Dan Bilodeau

    Thanks for supporting people wit diabetes.

  • Dan Bilodeau

    Thanks for supporting people with diabetes.

  • Dan Bilodeau

    Thanks for supporting people with diabetes.

  • Phillip Coonley

    March 3, 2013 I had cardiac arrest climbing a hill in Marin County, California. I am alive only because a citizen and country sheriff performed heroicly. One month later I almost bled to death. One month after that I crashed and knocked out my front teeth. In December, I broke my hip in a crash on a fast descent. I am 54 years old and just rode the Marin Century.