Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic 2018

A handful of team TGB after day 1, 2014
A handful of team TGB after day 1, 2014

Thighs, Guns and Buns


Why we Ride


I was diagnosed with MS when I was seventeen. It is an unpredictable disease, laying dormant for months or years and then it attacks without warning. I first decided to participate in Bike MS is 2005 because Mark and I had just started biking and it supported the fight against MS. A few years later, we persuaded our dads to ride and formed our team.


Thighs, Guns and Buns


At a Polish Horse Shoe tournament a few years ago, Thighs, Guns and Buns was born although we had no idea at the time what it would turn into. Mark and I needed to pick a team name and decided it should be a blend of our two last names, Thygabbesen. Our good friends decided this name was quite boring and came up with the catchy name "Thighs, Guns and Buns". Brilliant! Then we decided that it was the perfect name for our Bike MS team because not only are there a lot of Abbeys and Thygesens on the team, we really have to use our thighs, guns and buns to bike 150 miles in two days.


Thank you!

We have grown bigger and stronger with new additions to the team every year. It was originally just Mark, me and our wonderful dads. Now, every September, we have a mix of family and friends who don the bright green, custom TGB jerseys and raise money to fight MS. I personally feel so lucky to have all of these people on my team and to have all of you who help us make a difference. Each year, the money that we raise goes towards research and supports people living with MS. Every donation and every dollar means so much to us. I can’t begin to express in words how thankful I am for your support.


Thank you!

Erin Abbey

Team Captain

Thighs, Guns and Buns

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Progress: 77%

Goal $5,000.00 Achieved $3,850.00

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