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04/05/2013

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04/05/2013

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- More than 400 people filled the Franco-American Heritage Center for the world premiere of the Peloton Project, and Executive Producer Patrick Dempsey had a front row seat.

The headliner to the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, the Peloton...

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04/01/2013

LEWISTON — Joshua Shea and Molly McGill look forward to the manic moments.

After a year of screening, planning, timing and scheduling, the organizers of the third annual Lewiston-Auburn Film Festival look forward to crowds.

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01/31/2013

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Weeks away from its debut at the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, funding for documentary "The Peloton Project" has...

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01/12/2013

LEWISTON — Documentarian Ramsey Tripp knows the date, the hour and the location his film, "The Peloton Project," will be premiered to the world.

The film is far from finished, though.

Tripp doesn't even know how many hours of high-definition footage were accumulated by him and a...

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11/19/2012

LEWISTON — The third Lewiston-Auburn Film Festival is going wild.
Les Stroud, cable TV's "Survivorman," will headline an expanded 2013 festival, organizers announced Monday.
Also, a documentary featuring a 2,500-mile bicycle trek from Calgary, Alberta, to Lewiston, titled "The...

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10/15/2012

Two major cancer-awareness events Sunday raised more than $1.5 million as cold and wet weather failed to dampen enthusiasm from cancer survivors and friends and family.
 
The 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk drew more than 1,500 participants in Portland, while...

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10/14/2012

Two major cancer-awareness events Sunday raised more than $1.5 million with the help of cancer survivors and their friends and families.
 
The 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk drew more than 1,500 participants despite cold and wet weather in Portland, while...

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10/12/2012

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Dempsey Challenge run - walk and bicycle ride begins this weekend -- but some cyclists got a head start, all the way in Calgary, Alberta. 38 cyclists made the 10-day ride to end in Lewiston Friday morning.

The cyclists made it through ice, snow, cold...

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10/12/2012

LEWISTON — The melancholy moments came at night.
"It was quieter. There was no traffic," cyclist Andy Bailes said. "There was a little bit of chitchat but not much."
 
He pedaled and he thought about his 25-year-old son, Brandon, for whom he joined the Cancervive Foundation's 2...

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10/12/2012

Patrick Dempsey poses for a photograph with Calgary, Canada, resident Heather Friesen and her son, Keland, 6, after Friesen completed a 2,500-mile ride for the 8th annual Cancervivie Peloton Project that ended in Lewiston on Friday in time for the start of the fourth annual Dempsey Challenge....

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10/11/2012

WHITEFIELD —Just before dawn Thursday, six bicycle riders pedaled swiftly and silently through the sleeping town of Whitefield.

They are part of The Peloton Project, a team of 39 riders who battled snow, sleet, heavy traffic and injuries to complete a 2,500-mile trip from Calgary, Canada...

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10/08/2012

LEWISTON — The public is invited to a ceremony Friday, Oct. 12, to welcome riders from the 2,500-mile trek known as the Cancervive Peloton Project.

The ceremony will be filmed as part of "The Peloton Project," a documentary by local filmmaker Ramsey Tripp.

Forty cyclists,...

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10/04/2012

207 gets details on The Cancervive Peloton Project bike ride, which will end at the Dempsey Challenge in Lewiston-Auburn.

10/01/2012

The Peloton Project is a documentary film that will follow the lives of nearly 40 cyclists as they prepare to take on this year's Cancervive Peloton Project. The world debut of the film will be at the 2013 Lewiston Auburn Film Festival being held April 5, 6 & 7 in downtown Lewiston-Auburn,...

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09/25/2012

To Andy Bailes, the 2,500-mile, 10-day, two-country cycling trek known as the Cancervive Peloton Project is a lot like fighting cancer.

It's a challenge. It's physical and emotional. It takes a team to reach the goal.

"The Peloton is a group of people working together for one...

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04/06/2012

A Peloton is the ultimate team sport. The most famous peloton is the Tour de France.  It is a bike ride or race where you are only as strong as your weakest link. Director Ramsey Tripp and 4 time cancer survivor Laura Davis decided to film a documentary of a 2500 mile 10 day bike ride from...

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03/28/2012

LEWISTON — For eight years, Ramsey Tripp watched his mother battle breast cancer. 

Some years were good — easy treatment, remission. Other years were bad — metastasis, hair loss, a colostomy bag. It led the 39-year-old to one conclusion. 

"Cancer sucks," he said.   

With...

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03/22/2012

Actor Patrick Dempsey has signed on as Executive Producer of The Peloton Project, a documentary film that will follow the lives of nearly 40 cyclists as they prepare to take on this year’s ...

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