Since team Pedal to the Metal’s inception in 2004, Brooks Applied Labs (along with many of our friends) have participated in the annual Bike MS Deception Pass Classic charity bike ride to fund research that will support the estimated 2.5 million people world wide that have been diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis (MS). This unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Research breakthroughs are driving new therapies at an amazing rate, and a world free of MS is closer to being a reality thanks to the funding that is generated by Bike MS ride. There are courses designed for all riding skill levels, so if you like cycling, here is your chance do something that matters and have a great time doing it! Don’t ride? There are also opportunities to come and volunteer at Joseph Whidbey State Park on the waterfront. Contact team captain Elizabeth Madonick or view our team page for more information.