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-- -- Brad this story has good notes and down on Friday we're tracking twelve the toughest guys you'll ever meet on their cross country bike right to raise money for families of fallen and wounded.
US servicemen and women on the warrior ride began last Saturday in California and check out this graphic it's a long bride that's pressure.
These former Marines another former servicemen and civilians are closing in on their final destination that final destination the World Trade Center.
And New York City joining us on the phone is Carlo from car after car -- I he's a former marine captain and director -- that Travis and nanny and foundation so Carlo -- Are you now on how.
How does the right -- I Jenna I'm wearing -- -- Indiana currently.
And we'll all Vietnam.
West Virginia had this evening we've covered a total of when he 673.
-- -- So this is the end in sight quite yet or does this still feel like a -- ago.
We still you know West Virginia due to be challenging until Pennsylvania but then you know we're all we have our eyes on the prize -- really excited to get there that final at memorial.
It's an amazing journey I'm sure I -- to see the country in this way and there's so many different ways.
That you can fund raise for such a good cause like the one that you're raising money for why why this why -- cross country bike right.
Well you know originally we we started by biking from Arlington national cemetery Washington -- to ground bureau for the past three years.
And this year we just kind of wanted to make a little bigger and you know -- raise some awareness so we decided that this would be a good.
Opportunity -- kind of honor the fallen heroes.
That kind of chose to serve selflessly and this is a great.
You know -- -- do honor their memory.
I find that an exercise sometimes as a way to really reflect I'm actually running the Marine Corps marathon.
I in honor -- your foundation Carlo the Travis -- foundation and on those long.
It really is -- time for reflection I can I can attest that from personal experience when you're on some of these long rides are you reflecting on any one person or.
Any -- situation that's particularly inspiring you.
Well you know I would I would different to -- -- in we served together in person out of the Italian enough.
You know he was -- -- the great friend of mine but you know honestly not to about Travis about.
All of those service members that have gone before us Blake who are dear friends here -- -- -- I think -- them back and down.
You know -- goes and you know Brendon looney and you know we knew -- the dam burst strength and it.
Really honor it's really honor the hot -- it if he needed there -- What their memory and -- art.
And it is certainly as -- bring up some web -- son.
On the screen along with him videos of people know how they can support you what's been the reaction as he rolls through some -- the -- towns and cities across this country.
Well again -- you know last evening -- -- in -- element Indiana.
And commander walls of the VFW there had about a 150 people out.
For -- they actually -- -- at that age you know we played.
He played out corn hole in fact that the little girls and from the media did.
Through the football around -- They you know they embraced the open aren't -- -- -- really break it made it happy -- it.
-- made it out to be you know doing it in honor of our friends but it also added it is very happy to be American -- -- -- if people -- mountain blend together.
-- -- -- As it did -- France that to take in and -- with you Carlo I mean that's a long ride and our hats off to you -- this amazing adventure and offer great cause and we'll remember.
The reason why you're doing it as well so we'll check in with you when you get to ground zero I -- thank you good -- no flat tires.
All good -- out you know they do very much not create the right kind of both sides say and I will be right back with more half.
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