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Hyperlocal Dinner to Benefit Climate Ride - San Francisco, Sat, May 3

Michelle Levitus on April 16, 2014, 3:53 PM

Hyperlocal dinner to benefit Climate Ride -- the ingredients for this organic meal will come from within 100 miles of San Francisco. And each course will be paired with farm-to-barrel locally brewed beer from Almanac Beer Co!

We'll enjoy dinner together and learn about Climate Ride California Wine Country, which travels from San Francisco through Petaluma, Calistoga and Napa on the way to the state capital Sacramento. There will be some great Climate Ride jerseys and gear to raffle off as well!

This event is hosted by the Salt + Pepper Club, a Bay… Read more →

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Shamini Dhana - Creating Change Through Action

Michelle Levitus on April 9, 2014, 4:33 PM

In September 2012, Shamini Dhana joined us for Climate Ride California. She has since referred to the experience as "one of the greatest adventures of [her] life." Not only did she meet some of the most passionate people who cared about the issues, she discovered there is work being done behind the scenes, across the globe, by hundreds of non-profit organizations related to sustainability.

The experience propelled her to explore a long-term approach to life, where we can change the way we think, buy, eat and act to ensure a sustainable future. Two years later… Read more →

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Riding Like a Climate Ride Girl

Patrick Colleran on April 2, 2014, 1:49 PM

This week, I interviewed three female Climate Riders to get their perspectives on cycling and see what advice they could offer female and male riders alike. 

My partner and I have been bike touring for years together, and I’ve learned a lot from her. She is a non-competitive cyclist who simply loves to ride her bike. She will always opt for carrying an extra ten pounds of gear on her already fully loaded… Read more →

Posted in Ride Training

Celebrating 5 years of Marriage with a 4-Day Bike Tour

Michelle Levitus on April 1, 2014, 5:05 PM

When you think of a wedding anniversary, you probably think of the traditional gifts, candlelit dinners, or romantic getaways. Not these two riders. Will Van Sant and Hannah Bird signed up to ride in California Wine Country with Climate Ride to celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary!

Here is their story:

On May 16th, 5 years ago, Hannah Bird and I (Will Van Sant) got married. We decided to… Read more →

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Meet the TransForm Carbon Crushers!

Michelle Levitus on March 24, 2014, 4:02 PM

Meet the team ‘TransForm Carbon Crushers” riding in Climate Ride California Wine Country this May. TransForm’s Executive Director, Stuart Cohen, rode in Climate Ride last year and thought the experience was one of the best in his life. As a smart leader and socially conscious employer, Stuart wanted to figure out a way to engage his staff to ride. So he set up a challenge: “I’ll get in shape and ride 250 miles with Climate Ride in 2014 if at least 5 staff members join me!”

Now the team is 13 strong and made up of TransForm staff and… Read more →

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