Wounded Veterans Take Trip Across Country

MAY 22, 2006 -- Wounded veterans and supporters are pedaling across the country trying to raise money and awareness.

Riders from "Soldier Ride" arrived in Wilmington Saturday afternoon. Many of the cyclists are veterans who were injured in military conflicts. The ride started in New York. They are raising money to support injured service members and their families.

The 77-day journey will take them all the way to San Diego, California. The riders continued their journey from Carolina Beach Monday morning.