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A Little Team Noodle History!!!

2001
The team founder, Lance Liggin, got involved with the MS 150 in 2001. He didn’t have enough people to form a team and rode along side his friend Martin Wilson. The next year, they got serious!

2002
This year Lance officially formed a team and named it for his wife Nancy. Team Noodle was born! We had 7 riders this year and raised $5,539 as a team. The Georgia Chapter raised $437,349 for the 2002 Bike Tour.

2003
The year rolled around quickly and Steve Webb took over as team captain. We had 5 riders this year and raised $6,700 as a team. The Georgia Chapter raised $383,381 with 735 riders for the 2003 Bike Tour.

2004
Lance started an annual golf tournament and auction to raise money for the MS Society. He had about 60 players and raised a total of $7,900 from the tournament and auction. Steve managed to get a few new riders while Lance and Nancy volunteered along with Steve’s wife Emily. Our team of 8 riders raised $12,504 and we were the 7th ranked team in the Georgia Chapter! The Georgia Chapter raised $463,216 with 686 riders for the 2004 Bike Tour.

2005
Lance followed up from the success he’d had with the golf tournament and had 124 golfers and raised over $16,000 at the tournament and auction. The team really ramped up with Steve as captain and we had 28 riders! Team Noodle ended up raising $29,031 and was the 5th ranked team in the Georgia Chapter! The Georgia Chapter raised $623,989 with 912 riders for the 2005 Bike Tour.

2006
Our team of raised $680 in the 2006 MS150 Georgia Power Savannah Ride and 22 team riders raised $32,204 2006 MS150 Cox Atlanta Ride. With 1,095 riders in the 2006 MS150 Cox Atlanta Ride and 63 riders in the 2006 MS150 Georgia Power Savannah Ride, the Georgia Chapter raised a combined total of $996,428!

2007
This was a historic year for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Georgia Chapter! Our team participated in the 2007 MS150 Georgia Power Savannah Ride and 21 team riders raised $28,118 in the 2007 MS150 Cox Atlanta Ride. With 1,035 riders in the 2007 MS150 Cox Atlanta Ride and 240 riders in the 2007 MS150 Georgia Power Savannah Ride, the Georgia Chapter raised a combined total of $1,013,698! Raising more than 1 Million for the first time in the Georgia Chapter Bike Tour history!

Team Noodle founder and member, Lance Liggin, was named the 1st Place Individual Top Fundraiser for the 2007 Cox MS 150 Atlanta Challenge!

2008
Our team raised $3,910 in the Bike MS: Georgia Power Savannah Ride 2008 and 27 team riders raised $29,969 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2008. With 1,358 riders in the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2008 and 307 riders in the Bike MS: Georgia Power Savannah Ride 2008, the Georgia Chapter raised a combined total of $1,103,792!

Team Noodle founder and member, Lance Liggin, was named the 2nd Place Individual Top Fundraiser for the 2008 Cox MS 150 Atlanta Challenge!

2009
Our team of 10 raised $2,870 in the Bike MS: Georgia Power Savannah Ride 2009! With only 285 participants, the Bike MS: Georgia Power Savannah Ride 2009 raised a total of $122,025. Congratulations to Cindy Heim for being in the coveted Top 25 Club!

Our team of 28 raised $19,116 in the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2009. With only 1,173 participants, the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2009 raised a total of $805,486! Congratulations to Lance Liggin, Juanice Christian and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2010
Our team of 1, Cindy Heim, rode in the brand new Bike MS: Atlanta to Athens Ride 2010 and raised $455. A group of us packed a good punch at a break point and had a great time cheering in the riders! The ride had approximately 250 riders and raised around $180,000.

Our team of 26 riders and 8 volunteers raised $21,003 in the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2010. With only 1,268 participants, the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2010 raised a total of $911,000! Congratulations to Lance Liggin and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2011
This was the 25th Anniversary for the Bike MS in Georgia and we celebrated the 10th Anniversary for Team Noodle.

Our team of 45 riders and volunteers raised $21,987 in the 2011 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride! With over 1,900 registered for the 2011 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride and 200+ registered for the Atlanta to Athens Ride we help raise over 1.2 Million! Congratulations to Lance Liggin and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2012
Our team of 38 riders and 6 volunteers raised $18,789 in the 2012 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride! Team Noodle was ranked #10 out of 65 teams and helped raise over $850,000! Congratulations to Lance Liggin, Jim Moulton and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2013
The 2013 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride was a very successful year for Team Noodle! Our team of 66 riders raised $31,521, was ranked #7, and helped raise over $875,000! Congratulations to Shane Bethea, Benny Bohanan, Tanya Lambert, Jim Moulton and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2014
The 2014 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride was another great ride for Team Noodle. Our team of 22 riders raised $19,281 was ranked #10! Congratulations to Dan Brown, Randy Garner, Jim Moulton and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2015
The 2013 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride was a terrific ride for Team Noodle and the last out of Callaway Gardens. Our team of 15 riders raised $17,975 and was ranked #7 out of 58 teams! Congratulations to Jim Moulton, Shawn McCormick, Randy Garner, Allan Wendt and Steve Webb for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

2016
This was the 15th Bike MS Ride for Team Noodle and our team goal was to raise $20,000 in the newly designed Bike MS: Atlanta Peach Ride! This year the ride will begin on Saturday at Blalock Lakes in Newnan and ride to Sweetland Amphitheatre in LaGrange. We’ll overnight in LaGrange and ride back to Blalock Lakes on Sunday.

Our team of 13 riders raised $14,175 and was ranked #8 out of 43 teams! Congratulations to Shawn McCormick, Randy Garner, Allan Wendt, Steve Webb and Degas Wright for being in the coveted Top 100 Club!

Since officially forming our team in 2002, Team Noodle has raised over $315,827 for the National Multiple Society – Georgia Chapter! We are so proud of our little but mighty Team Noodle!!!

2017
This will be the 16th Bike MS Ride for Team Noodle and our team goal is to raise $20,000 in another newly designed Bike MS: Atlanta Peach Ride! This year the ride will begin and end in LaGrange.