Cyclone-Bike-for-GideonI recently heard about a wonderful charity effort to help an 11-year-old boy get the unique recumbent trike he needs.

Gideon Cornfield was born with without fully-formed arms. He does have a thumb and forefinger on his left side and he has strong legs and a will to cycle – his parents, Doug and Jackie Cornfield report that he wore out his first 3-wheeled vehicle.

Now, his parents, the Southern Tier Bicycle League and The Bicycle Man bicycle shop are teaming up and asking for help to buy Gideon a KMX Cyclone recumbent bike. I think it is a fantastic effort, and the Ziff Law Firm has already donated $100 to the cause. The Bicycle Man has pledge to match the first $200 raised, as well – so if you act fast, your donation can go a long way toward getting Gideon this bike.

The Cyclone is designed for kids ages 9 to 13, and it’s meant to be cool and fast. With a few adaptations to the bike, Gideon will have a great time with this bike and it’s sure to mean a lot to his parents.

If you need any more incentive – just know that the STBL is a 501 C 3 charity. Your donations will be fully tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

So help Gideon get a bike! You can make your check payable to Southern Tier Bicycle League and mail to:

Gideon’s Bike
c/o Ron & Rebecca Burt
10 Katie Lane
Painted Post, NY 14870

Thanks for reading and RIDE SAFELY,

James B. Reed, Esq.
NY & PA Bicycle Accident Lawyer
Ziff Law Firm, LLP
303 William St., Elmira, NY 14901
Tel: (607) 733-8866
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