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Descending into the Bloom

Caeli Quinn on December 1, 2016, 11:10 AM

In February, thirty individuals participated in Climate Ride's Death Valley Ride through Death Valley National Park. One of those participants, Kevin Martin, shared with us his recap of his experience in the park.

Registration for Climate Ride Death Valley 2017 is open!
 

It almost seems a disservice to call Death Valley a desert. A desert in my mind conjures up images of zero life and miles of nothingness. Death Valley could not be further from that imagery. I have never seen…

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All Together for Shelli

Emily Kern on September 27, 2016, 1:56 PM

On September 18th, a passionate bike advocate was struck by a car going 60 mph on Highway 2 in Montana. Shelli Snyder, a co-founder and former board member of Bike Cleveland, was cycling from Cleveland to Seattle while raising funds and awareness for Bike Cleveland through a Climate Ride Independent Challenge. As of today, she is on her way home from the hospital and on the long road to healing.

Unfortunately, we have not had the pleasure to meet Shelli in person; however, we were fortunate enough to hear from her on the road as she crossed the South Dakota border in mid-August. Although Shelli is currently in an induced medical coma and cannot speak, we wanted to share this piece in honor of her enthusiasm, passion, and shining personality. She is an inspiration to all of us. Please share and donate to Shelli's Medical and Cheer Fund if you can. 


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Meet us in Washington D.C. to congratulate Climate Riders – September 21st, 2016

Michelle Levitus on September 20, 2016, 2:28 PM

Join the Climate Ride as we pedal to the U.S. Capitol

Join the Climate Riders for the final stretch in Washington D.C. Bring your bike and ride the last few miles of Climate Ride NYC-DC 2016 with our spectacular riders and crew, from the Thompson Boat House up Constitution Avenue and finally to the U.S. Capitol. Congratulate riders who pedaled 300 miles from New York City and help bring the message of clean energy, sustainability, conservation and bicycle advocacy to our…

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Climate Ride NYC to DC Spotlight: Anne Sjolander

Emily Kern on September 20, 2016, 10:38 AM

Creative and enthusiastic, Anne Sjolander lives and works in D.C. as a development coordinator for Conservation International, a Climate Ride beneficiary. Conservation International's mission is to protect and preserve nature for the betterment of humanity on a holistic and global scale. Involved in fundraising and with the organiztion's young leaders group “Generation Conservation Group,” Climate Ride was a natural fit for Anne and her work at Conservation International.

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NYC - DC Rider Bikes Across the Country to Support GRID Alternatives and Join Climate Ride

Emily Kern on September 19, 2016, 10:36 AM

Many Climate Riders have trained hard and traveled far to make it to this event, but probably none farther and harder than Michael Johnson-Chase.


Although Michael calls New York home, he has spent the last five months biking north through California and across the United States on his unsupported, trans-America GRID Alternatives Tour, which he created as part of Climate Ride’s Independent Challenge program. Michael is biking to support GRID Alternatives, a Climate Ride beneficiary that offers solar installations and workforce training in the solar field for homes, businesses, and affordable housing. 

By the end of Climate…

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