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Media Mentions

Current Mentions

Death Valley or Bust

Engineering News-Record

The basic idea behind Climate Ride is that participants appreciate a landscape or a place more intensely when they camp and bike through it for several days.  Death Valley is a magnificent place.

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When they go low, we start below sea level, and then go high!

NextGen Climate America

Every once in awhile at NextGen America, we leave our work desks and hit the road for climate action. At the start of March, a few of us participated in the Death Valley Climate Ride where we bicycled nearly 250 miles over four days (and climbed 18,000 feet!) to raise money for some of our favorite partner organizations and awareness about climate change.

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Local Men Taking on Death Valley in Climate Ride

Pantagraph

Ecology Action Center Executive Director Michael Brown and Kevin Loseke, a Bloomington oven builder and carpenter, will bicycle 250 miles in four days as part of "Climate Ride Death Valley," a fundraiser by the nonprofit Climate Ride.

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Pedaling 245 Miles for Safer SF Streets: Meet Climate Rider Dina Beigelman

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

"Honestly, I view participating in the Climate Ride as my first step in being more involved and connected to my community, and at creating healthy habits in my life. I don’t view the Climate Ride as a thing I work towards and then finish and put away; I view it as a catalyst to help me engage in a lot of areas in my life I’ve been meaning to for some time."

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Shuttle Bus for Bicyclists Now in Gear at Glacier

Great Falls Tribune

"The $52,000 project was funded by a grant from Climate Ride...The grant includes two bike trailers, operation costs for the shuttle buses, bike counters for monitoring use on the road, equipment for a new volunteer bicycle patrol group, several bike racks and a new interpretive wayside exhibit and signs. The bike trailers can carry up to 16 bikes and have storage space for small wagons and bike trailers."

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Glacier Ride 2015 funds new shuttle service for cyclists in Glacier National Park

The Daily Inter Lake

"Glacier National Park’s new bicycle shuttle service got off to a promising start last weekend, with more than 123 cyclists taking the bus between Lake McDonald Lodge and Avalanche. Started in response to the increasing popularity of early-season bicycling along Going-to-the-Sun Road, the free service got off the ground thanks to a $52,000 donation from Climate Ride."

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Past Mentions

Cyclists Hit the Road for Glacier Park

Flathead Beacon

 "Thirty bicyclists hit the road on July 7 as part of a fundraiser for the Glacier National Park Conservancy. The six-day, 250-mile trip took them to nearly every corner of the park and into Canada."

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Climate Ride: Are You Up for the Challenge?

Eos: Earth and Space Science News

"I also like the idea of getting scientists engaged with the people who are passionate about climate change—it’s an opportunity for scientists to learn what’s motivating people and to learn how we can communicate our information in ways that make sense to them—and it’s a chance for nonscientists to hear from us and talk with us." - Eric Davidson

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Climate Ride goes distance to educate and raise funds

San Francisco Chronicle

"The four-day California Climate Ride, which starts May 17, takes you through beautiful scenery during the day and brings you engaging speakers at night...The ride is also a significant fundraiser for bicycle advocacy groups nationwide."

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Cyclists Raise $350,000 on Climate Ride California

San Francisco Chronicle

"...with a significant amount going toward Bay Area bicycle coalitions in the East Bay, San Francisco, Sonoma County, Marin County and Silicon Valley. The Climate Ride is the only charity ride dedicated to sustainability and bicycle advocacy and the largest single funder of bicycle advocacy groups in the country."

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Ride to Washington

Outside

"The only competitive part of this ride comes in vying against your pals to raise the most money for the cause."

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Eco-Savings: Go Green without Breaking the Bank

CBN News

“As a young single, Caeli led bike trips professionally all over Europe. When she settled down in Montana with Denny, she put that Euro-experience to use to help create Climate Ride. The non-profit organization organizes an annual bike odyssey from New York to Washington, D.C., where riders bike by day and learn more about cutting-edge environmentalism in the evening.” Read More →

Eye on the environment: Rides for climate lap up attention

Ventura County Star

“Bicycles are a growing part of the sustainable cities movement, with many communities updating or adopting for the first time bicycle and pedestrian master plans. These plans promote adapting the road system to accommodate cyclists…By creating a visual reminder of the need for alternative transportation, riders underscore the importance of addressing climate change while traveling through some of the most dramatic and beautiful landscapes on the planet.” Read More →

Hot and Bothered: Climate Ride California

Humanitarian News

"Bicycles alone won't cure us from fossil fuel dependence, but they are an important part of the solution. Choosing to ride a bike is an action we can take right away—today, tomorrow, perhaps you rode one yesterday." Read More →

Pedaling Climate Action

Huffington Post

“It's great these hundreds of cyclists are translating their love for biking and concern for our Earth's climate into such a strong statement for political action. Along the route, expert speakers will educate and inspire local communities about global warming and what we can all do to be part of the solution.” Read More →

Climate Ride Grants More Than $300K To 25 Organizations

Mightybytes

“Of this significant increase co-founder Caeli Quinn said, ‘We are very proud to reach this threshold of $300,000.00 in grants for the year because it represents a 262% increase over last year’s grants, without an increase in staff costs, which means we worked harder and smarter this year.’”

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