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Who’s riding in Climate Ride California 2013

Caeli Quinn on February 25, 2013, 11:04 AM

Once in a while we like to highlight riders that you're going to meet this May. Most people who ride in Climate Ride say they're riding because a friend said they absolutely have to do it.

Climate Riders are some of the most interesting people you’ll meet. Together, they create an inspiring community both during the rides and after. Climate Ride began as a fundraising event, but  has grown into so much more than that. Climate Ride is a place where thinkers, dreamers,…

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Posted in Climate Riders and Hikers

Why Teams Rock

Caeli Quinn on October 30, 2012, 2:45 PM

You like to bike and contribute to your community. You've already signed up for Climate Ride or you're thinking about it. Have you thought about getting your colleagues involved by starting a team?

Many companies offer matching grants and other ways to support their employees who are giving back to their communities. More than 40 companies have offered matching donations to their employees riding in Climate Ride! Furthermore, by engaging your colleagues, you'll improve your…

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Posted in Announcements

Top Fundraiser Hits $10,500 on Climate Ride - and Keeps Going

Caeli Quinn on September 8, 2012, 7:13 AM

Meet Climate Ride California's top fundraiser and San Franciscan, Jenny Shu. As of 9/7/12 she surpassed $10,500 in funds raised - making her the top fundraiser in Climate Ride history. Jenny selected these Climate Ride beneficiaries to be the recipients of a grant: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Natural Resources Defense Council, Carbon War Room, and the Center for Resource Solutions.

What inspired you to ride?
I've been bike commuting since 2008, as a way to shorten my…

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Posted in Fundraising Ideas, Climate Riders and Hikers

Rider Profile: For Amy and Jazzy Jolly cycling and environmental activism are a family affair!

kathryn on July 5, 2012, 6:30 PM

Some families play soccer together, some play baseball, for the Jolly family, well, they’re all about bikes! As members of this cycling family Amy Jolly and her 13-year-old daughter Jazzy are looking forward to pedaling Climate Ride California this September and this impressive mother-daughter pair will be bringing more than their committment to the bike on the ride too.

Keeping a keen eye on making cycling a positive experience for their kids in the beginning, it wasn't…

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Posted in Climate Riders and Hikers

Why I Ride: Cyclists Share Their Stories

Tim Frick on May 21, 2012, 2:07 PM

From fracking to bicycle advocacy, people have many reasons to participate in Climate Ride. Some NYC-DC 2012 riders shared theirs with us during the ride.

Climate riders range in age, experience, and profession, but the high levels of passion are pretty consistent across the board. And there are no shortage of great stories. Here are just a few of them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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