A cross-country bike ride featuring 20 cyclists living with Type 1 diabetes flew through the Sacramento area this week as part of a 10-week, 4,248-mile journey that was launched in New York City.
On Tuesday, the riders came through Sacramento and stopped in Davis, just two of the cities that include Cleveland, Nashville and Denver. The riders head up to Napa on Wednesday.
Incredible drone footage of the riders and the Sacramento landscape was shot. The riders can be seen crossing the bridge near Discovery Park, where the Sacramento and American rivers meet, as well as other places along the bike trail.
The ride is designed to educate people and spread awareness of living with Type 1 diabetes.
The group known as Beyond Type 1 was founded in 2015 by singer/songwriter Nick Jonas, Sarah Lucas, Juliet de Baubigny, and celebrity chef Sam Talbot. Beyond Type 1 focuses on education, advocacy and the path to a cure for Type 1 diabetes by using a broad ranging portfolio of grants and programs aimed at improving the lives of people impacted by the disease.