Surya Prakash Makarla, Founder and Chairman of Bapuji Center for AIDS Research & Education, (BCARE) had been organising the following bike rides for the cause of AIDS and TB: Toronto to Mexico City, AIDS Ride 2008 – a complete bike ride, Mexico City to Vienna, Austria – AIDS Ride 2010 – Partial bike ride, Vienna to Washington DC – AIDS Ride 2012 – Boston to Washington DC – a complete bike ride, Washington DC to Melbourne, Australia – AIDS Ride 2014 – Partial bike ride… And now, Melbourne, Australia to Durban, S Africa has already begun. All the bike rides are affiliated events of International AIDS conferences. BCARE’s mission is to prevent further transmission of HIV, stop AIDS/ zero new HIV, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths.