2010 California riders lunching in the redwoods


Information Session and Meet-Ups in April

Michelle Levitus on March 27, 2015, 2:47 PM

Are you interested in participating in a bike ride or hike to support active transportation and sustainability in your community? Want to learn about how you can participate in the most exciting green event of 2015? Please join us to learn how you can be a part of an amazing, life-changing journey with Climate Ride. Yes – you can joyfully exercise your quads while making a contribution to the planet – it’s that awesome. Come one, come all – these events are open to the public. Please invite your friends and colleagues!    Washington, D.C.

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Training for the Hills

Patrick Colleran on March 24, 2015, 2:22 PM

This year on day 5 of Climate Ride California North Coast, we are giving riders the option to climb Mt. Tamalpais. Mt. Tam towers 2,500 feet above Stinson Beach and is the tallest peak in the Marin Hills. Although the last 1,000 feet of climbing and the 7 mile out and back from the Panoramic Highway are optional, the views from the top and the long descent back to sea level are definitely worth training for. When you get to the decision point on the route you may be tempted to coast downhill all the way into a delicious picnic lunch rather than… Read more →

Fundraising Tips: Thinking Outside the Box

Russ Mendivil on March 5, 2015, 2:19 PM

I’ve been raising funds for many years now and I’ve learned, all is fair in love and war…and fundraising. Yes, when it comes to fundraising, there are no rules and sometimes it’s best to think outside the box. Some of you have already sent a fundraising letter to everyone you know, and you’re still trying to raise your fundraising minimum. Some of you have already reached your minimum and you’re shooting for the stars. In both cases, there are an infinite number of ways to kick your fundraising up to the next gear… Read more →

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Climate Ride Beneficiaries Focusing on Solar

Michelle Levitus on February 27, 2015, 3:23 PM

Check out these hard-working Climate Ride beneficiaries who are raising the profile of solar energy:

The following four organizations have teams that you can join on the rides:

GRID Alternatives

GRID Alternatives’ mission is to empower communities in need by providing renewable energy and energy efficiency services, equipment and training. Using a barn-raising model, GRID Alternatives leads teams of job trainees and other volunteers to install solar electric systems for low-income homeowners, providing needed savings for families struggling to make ends meet, preparing workers for jobs in the fast-growing solar industry, and reducing… Read more →

See Who’s Joined the Beneficiary List!

Michelle Levitus on February 10, 2015, 4:08 PM

The list of hardworking organizations finding solutions for active transportation, public health and sustainability continues to grow. Now you can support more local organizations making an impact in your community!

Take a look below at the newest non-profits recently welcomed to the Climate Ride beneficiary network. Register for any Climate Ride event and choose from more than 100 non-profits to benefit with your fundraising.


Bicycle Coalition of Maine

Portland, Maine

Founded in 1992, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine is the statewide bicycle advocacy and education organization with a mission to… Read more →

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