Roy Roden, right, and Mick Beaman, both living with Parkinson’s disease, stopped in the Sacramento area to support members of the Parkinson’s Association of Northern California. The pair are on a 2,000-mile bike ride from Vancouver to Tijuana to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
Roy Roden, right, and Mick Beaman, both living with Parkinson’s disease, stopped in the Sacramento area to support members of the Parkinson’s Association of Northern California. The pair are on a 2,000-mile bike ride from Vancouver to Tijuana to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. scaiola@sacbee.com
Roy Roden, right, and Mick Beaman, both living with Parkinson’s disease, stopped in the Sacramento area to support members of the Parkinson’s Association of Northern California. The pair are on a 2,000-mile bike ride from Vancouver to Tijuana to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. scaiola@sacbee.com
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Parkinson’s riders give advice, support to Sacramento patients

May 15, 2015 05:25 PM

UPDATED May 15, 2015 10:28 PM

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