2010 California riders lunching in the redwoods


Climate Ride & Hike Zion, Bryce, Escalante 2017 Rider Spotlight | Dianne Hughes

mackenzie on October 19, 2017, 1:00 PM

Dianne Hughes has dedicated her career to environmental regulation and restoration. She has worked on the largest restoration project in the world – The Everglades Restoration Project. So when she heard about Climate Ride recently from her friend, Ruth Holmes, who rode in the Red, White and Blue Ridge Ride, she decided to sign up to visit Bryce, Zion, and Escalante. She hopes to show family and friends that she is a true believer in climate change and committed to finding…

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Climate Ride Blue Ridge to DC 2017 Rider Spotlight | Laura Jillian Gray

mackenzie on September 20, 2017, 3:28 PM

Laura has done several different charity rides over the years and feels they were all important, but it wasn't until she found Climate Ride that she felt like she connected with the community behind the ride. She loves that Climate Ride creates beautiful trips to somewhere amazing, but still lets her support local causes.

Though Boston, where Laura lives, hasn’t seen the same extreme struggles that other parts of the world have this year, she sees the effects of climate…

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Climate Ride Blue Ridge to DC 2017 Rider Spotlight | Emelie Bergh

mackenzie on September 20, 2017, 3:19 PM

Emelie believes in being proactive about the climate. That’s why she has focused on sustainability in her work in fashion over the last six years. Emelie is quick to point out that fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world. At Zero Waste Daniel she helps to combat the industry’s chronic fabric waste issue. When garments are made in factories the off-cuts are dumped into landfills. Instead of the factory throwing them out, Zero Waste Daniel takes that…

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Why is Advocacy Day So Important?

Caeli Quinn on September 19, 2017, 5:24 PM

A letter from a Florida Rider to her fellow Climate Riders on Blue Ridge to DC, September 24-26, 2017

Laura Reynolds lives near Miami, FL. She and her teammates just endured Hurricane Irma and are still on their way to ride with us this weekend. Laura will also lead our Advocacy Day training on September 25 at 5:30 pm. 

Dear Fellow Climate Riders,

Our team’s name “Riding the Storm” was never intended to be so tragically literal. It was the 25th anniversary of…

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Climate Ride Finale, Washington DC, September 26, 2017

Caeli Quinn on September 14, 2017, 1:56 PM

Climate Ride Blue Ridge to Washington DC

Ride with us to the US Capitol! 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 

This is one of the most thrilling parts of Climate Ride into Washington DC. Please invite your family and friends to pedal with us, or to meet us at the Upper Senate Park for the riders' arrival. 


2:30 pm: Gather at the pedestrian circle near the Thompson Boat Center, west of 30th St. NW (MAP HERE). Bring your own bike or pick up a Capital Bikeshare bike.


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