United States and Canada


United States and Canada Media Coverage

2009 News Articles

“Breast cancer survivors on Harleys”
Guideposts.com, October 2009

“Learning Curves – women on Harleys hit the road in the name of survival”
Lake County Record-Bee, California, October 9, 2009

“Get your motor running”
Camarillo Acorn, California, July 24, 2009

“‘Heels & Wheels’ to benefit cancer survivors”
Camarillo Acorn, California, July 10, 2009

“Warrior Survivors – Breast cancer survivors heal on wheels”
Cure Magazine, Spring, 2009

2009 Television and Radio Coverage

“Pink Ribbons, Black Leather and Crome”
‘A’ Morning Ottawa, Canada, September 1, 2009

2008 News Articles

“Cancer Survivor support group hits the road”
Explore Baltimore County, November 5, 2008

“Long Journey to Asparagus Beach”
Dan’s Hamptons, New York, October 31, 2008

“Cancer Survivor Rides V-Rod to Empowerment”
East County Times, Rosedale, Maryland, October 30, 2008

“McClellan mounts up again to raise Thunder, awareness”
Half Moon Bay Review, California, July 30, 2008

“Ride for a Cure: St. Anthony LPN starts an incredible journey”
Oklahoma Nursing Times, June 23, 2008

“Colette’s Big Adventure”
East County Times, Baltimore, Maryland, June 5, 2008

“Harley-Davidson fights cancer with women only ride”
Avenue News, Baltimore, Maryland, June 4, 2008

“Adventure camps for cancer survivors”
Heal Magazine, Summer Edition, 2008

“Ride for the cure: “Women only” ride benefits local survivor, research”
Baltimore Examiner, Maryland, May 30, 2008

“Breast cancer survivor revved up about sharing her story”
The Derrick, Oil City, Pennsylvania, May 30, 2008

“Amazon Heart Thunder, A Motorcycle Ride Supporting Young Breast Cancer Survivors”
ThunderRoseAlley.com, March 6, 2008

2008 Television and Radio Coverage

“Breast Cancer Survivors’ Ride Of A Lifetime”
ABC2News, Baltimore, Maryland, October 27, 2008

“Cancer survivor raises awareness through adventure”
NEWS 9, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 8, 2008

“Amazon Heart Thunder ride roars onto Central Coast”
KSBY 6, San Luis Obispo, California, September 8, 2008

“Cancer survivor looking for adventure”
NEWS 9, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 30, 2008

“Women Trade Their Heels For Wheels For Cancer”
CBS Evening News, WJZ Baltimore, Maryland, June 3, 2008

2007 News Articles

“Breast Cancer Survivors Wrap up Cal. Ride”
Women Riders Now, October 25, 2007

“Amazon women with heart”
Half Moon Bay Review, California, October 4, 2007

“Amazon Heart makes cancer a life-affirming adventure”
Half Moon Bay Review, California, October 4, 2007

“Heels to put wheels to road on Saturday”
Camarillo Acorn, Camarillo, California, July 13, 2007

“Woman who has cancer joining UK motorcycle tour to raise funds”
Courier News, Bridgewater, New Jersey, June 6, 2007

2007 Television and Radio Coverage

Motorcycle ride honoring breast cancer survivors rolls through Central Coast
San Luis Obispo KSBY-6, Evening News, September 17, 2007

Tia Bruno of Amazon Heart Thunder on the Maria Sanchez Morning Show
1590 The Connection Radio Station, Ventura, California, September 11, 2007 Thunder

Heels and Wheels Ride Benefitting Amazon Heart
Live 105.5 Radio Station, Ventura, California, July 2007

Tracey Warriner of Ventura Harley-Davidson on the Maria Sanchez Morning Show
1590 The Connection Radio Station, Ventura, California, June 29, 2007 

2006 News Articles

“Hearts on a roll”
Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica, California, September 28 – October 4, 2006

“Taking a ride on the wild side”
Camarillo Acorn, Camarillo, California, September 29, 2006

“Camarillo is first ‘Harley Hop’ for cancer survivors”
Camarillo Acorn, Camarillo, California, September 22, 2006

“Woman Rides to raise funds for breast cancer research”
Quad-City Times, Clinton, Iowa, September 21, 2006

“Woman Rides in Fight Against Breast Cancer”
Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, September 16, 2006

“Keep on rolling on, biker babe”
The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, California, September 10, 2006

“Climbing Mount Hope”
Beyond: Live and Thrive After Breast Cancer, Fall/Winter 2006

“Breast cancer survivors build bridges, cultural studies center at Two Medicine”
Glacier Reporter, Glacier, Montana, August 23, 2006

“Breast cancer survivors help build cultural center”
Great Falls Tribune, Great Falls, Montana, August 8, 2006

“Women Motorcyclists plan Saturday charity ride”
Ventura County Star, Ventura, California, July 20, 2006

“Amazon Heart Odyssey – Sri Lanka”
Abreast in the West Newsletter, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Spring, 2006

2005 News Articles

“Riding for the Cause”
Marin Independent Journal, California, October 14, 2005

“A Survivor’s Journey”
Walden Ponder, Walden University News, October 2005

“Hoping for the Ride of Her Life”
HER Magazine, Omaha, Nebraska, October, 2005

“Changing Gears: Finding the Courage to Survive Breast Cancer”
US Rider News, National, October 2005

“This is Life”
US Rider News, Georgia, October 2005

“Cancer Survivors ‘Celebrate’ Life”
Vallejo Times Herald, California, September 30, 2005

“Riding for Life”
San Luis Obispo Tribune, California, September 27, 2005

“Changing Gears on Cancer ”
Post Tribune, North West Indiana, September 27, 2005

“Cancer Fighting Crusader”
San Jose Magazine, San Jose, California, September, 2005

“Cancer Fighting Crusader”
San Jose Magazine, San Jose, California, September, 2005

“Cancer Fighter Revs Up at Challenges”
Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE, August 29, 2005

“Former Resident Rides for a Cure”
Eastern Arizona Courier, Safford, Arizona, August 24, 2005

“Cancer Supporters Take to the Open Road to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research”
Rose Garden Resident, San Jose, CA, August 11, 2005

“Sending the Boys a Message”
Central Kitsap Reporter, Washington, August 9, 2005

“Cancer Survivor Copes by Aiding Others”
Harrisburg Patriot-News, Pennsylvania, July 10, 2005

“Cancer Survivor Rides to Help Peers”
The Union, Western Nevada County, California, June 28, 2005

“Harley Riders, Food Shoppers Helping in Fight Against Cancer”
San Jose Business Journal, San Jose, California, June 17, 2005

“A Survivor Takes to the Road Aboard a Harley to Fight Cancer”
Kenosha News, Kenosha, Wisconsin, May 15, 2005

“The Ride of a Lifetime”
Albert Lea Tribune, Albert Lea, Minnesota, May 15, 2005

“Heels on Wheels – Profile of Jean Reilly”
Thunder Roads Magazine, Indiana, May 2005

“A Drive to Survive: Breast Cancer Survivor Taking Her Cause to the Streets”
The Herald News, Fall River, MA, April 24, 2005

“Belfair Woman Will Participate in ‘Global Run’ to Fight Cancer”
Belfair Herald, Belfair, WA, April 7, 2005

“This Rebel Plans to Ride with a Cause”
Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE, March 25, 2005

“Belfair couple heads to the races to fight cancer”
The Belfair Herald, Front Page, February 10, 2005

“Hydroplanes: Belfair Team to Race for Cancer”
Sun News Sources, The Kitsap Sun, February 4, 2005

2005 Television Coverage

“Changing Gears” – 5pm News , September 26, 2005
KSBY-TV: NBC Santa Barbara/Santa Maria/San Luis Obispo, CA
Also aired on NBC News in Seattle

“Breast Cancer Survivors” – 5pm News , September 23, 2005
KCBS-TV: CBS Los Angeles, California
KIMT-TV (CBS) Rochester, IA
September 20, 2005, 12:09 PM

KTTC-TV (NBC) Rochester, IA
September 21, 2005, 6:05 PM

2004 News Articles

“Survivor Rides Past Her Fear To Help Others Battling Cancer”
Post-Tribune, Dyer, IN, November 21, 2004

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage, AK, October 5, October 14, 2004

“Survivor Rides to Freedom After Cancer”
Lerner Skyline, Lincolwood, IL, October 7, 2004

“Changing Gears for Breast Cancer Funding: New Women’s Motorcycle Ride Kicks off in San Diego”
San Diego Gay and Lesbian Times, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2004

The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, October 2, 2004

“The Lady Will Ride so that Others May Live”
The Daily Oakland Press, Michigan, September 30, 2004

“Survivors Tell Breast Cancer To Hit The Road: 3 Locals Ride Harleys In Trip of a Lifetime
Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, September 26, 2004

“Freewheeling: Two Bikers Hit the Road to Recovery”
Daily Review, Hayward, CA, September 20, 2004

“Breast Cancer Survivor Organizes Fundraising Motorcycle Road Trip”
Rose Garden Resident, San Jose, CA, September 16, 2004

2004 Television Coverage

Salt Lake City ABC4 News, October 28, 2004

Santa Cruz KION46 – CBS, October 7, 2004

San Jose NBC 11, October 7, 2004

Santa Barbara KEYT – ABC 3, October 4 and October 5, 2004

Los Angeles Channel 3, October 3, 2004

San Diego, KUSI, September 30, 2004

San Diego NBC, September 30, 2004

San Jose NBC11, September 23, 2004

Kansas City KC TV5, September 25, 2004

Kansas City KMBC Channel 9, September 11, 2004