05/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Kansas Students Plan 3,500-Mile Bike Ride

The ice is melting, and finally Patrick Mathay can begin diversifying his workouts as he trains to bike for 80 days.

Mathay, who graduated from the University in December, is teaming up with his friend Greg Krupa, a student at the University of Oregon, and biking from Eugene, Ore., to Zacapa, Guatemala, in June.

The 3,500-mile trip is a bike-a-thon event to raise money for the Range of Motion Project, an organization that provides prosthetic limbs and clinics for people in developing countries who can't afford them.

Read more on The Daily Kansan