2010 California riders lunching in the redwoods


Climate Ride California North Coast - Day 4

Michelle Levitus on May 20, 2015, 10:13 PM

On the fourth day of Climate Ride, riders pedaled through the classic Russian River Valley wine appellation on their way back toward the coast. The Russian River is know for its Pinot Noir and dozens of vineyards dot the landscape we pedaled through today.

In fact, our first water stop was at Moshin Vineyard. Moshin is a small vineyard that began in 1989 as the dream of Rick Moshin, a San Jose State University math instructor. The goal at… Read more →

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Join the Climate Ride Finale at Crissy Field - Thursday, May 21st

Michelle Levitus on May 20, 2015, 9:55 AM

Everyone is invited. We would like to have as many people as possible (bike/walk advocates, students, non-profits, green jobs advocates, green businesses, environmentalists, family, friends, and everyday folks who like to celebrate a great cause!)

Be at the end of a historic bicycle ride and greet more than 150 cyclists who pedaled from Fortuna (near Eureka) to San Francisco and raised money for over 100 beneficiary organizations.


Climate Ride finale to celebrate the… Read more →

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Climate Ride California North Coast - Day 3

Michelle Levitus on May 19, 2015, 10:14 PM

Today was a big day for many Climate Riders who tackled a century ride (100 miles) on this epic stretch of the Pacific coast. Riders were up before dawn and most were on the route by 7 am.

Pedaling 100 miles of coastline, stretching through Mendocino and Sonoma counties, was today’s agenda. The route followed scenic Highway 1 along bluffs and fields overlooking rocky bays and sandy beaches of some of California’s most remote coastline.

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Meet Climate Rider Kristin Berger

Michelle Levitus on May 19, 2015, 4:19 PM

For Kristin, Climate Ride is an opportunity to share what she has learned about climate change solutions. "Proven technological, financial and social solutions exist now," she says. "I want to empower others to make a difference and show them how easy it can be to start this crucial conversation."

Kristin is riding for the Center for Climate Protection (CCP) to raise awareness of their programs in Northern California and to advance their work reducing greenhouse gas emissions in communities everywhere.  CCP is now working with business, government and philanthropic partners… Read more →

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Climate Ride California North Coast - Day 2

Michelle Levitus on May 18, 2015, 3:25 PM

Riders peeled out of Richardson Grove this morning, rolling through the wooded hillsides along Highway 101. Their first stop was at a roadside attraction on Highway 1, the Peg House, where riders found plenty of tasty snacks and water to fuel up on before the big climb of the day.

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