Hemophiliac biker sets off to raise funds

Barry Haarde, a hemophiliac with HIV, set off Sunday from Newport Beach on his third cross-country bike trip.

The cyclist will be raising funds for Save One Life, a nonprofit that supports those with bleeding disorders.

He also suffers from a liver disease and underwent a knee replacement 14 years ago.

Haarde plans to take a nearly 3,000-mile route to Savannah, Ga., over a 27-day period.

—Emily Foxhall

Twitter: @emfoxhall