2010 California riders lunching in the redwoods


Community Leader Awards 2018 – FORREST STUMP

Caeli Quinn on March 13, 2018, 9:26 AM

Meet Nicole Ver Kuilen, a 2018 Climate Ride Community Leader. Thanks to the Climate Ride Annual Fund supporters we have the opportunity to award a spot on Climate Ride California to extraordinary young people who are blazing a path of transformational leadership in their communities. 

“I am beyond honored to be chosen for one of the inaugural community leader scholarships for Climate Ride. Growing up, I didn’t want my prosthetic leg to solely define me or my passions in…

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Climate Ride Death Valley Spotlight | Tim Oey

mackenzie on February 15, 2018, 3:10 PM

Tim Oey is riding in Climate Ride Death Valley this year for our kids–his and everyone's. As he puts it, “it is our responsibility to ensure they inherit a healthy world. Climate change is a huge problem that is well within our power to solve. If we don't, it will dramatically hurt our kids. We should not bury our heads in the sand because changing our behavior is too inconvenient.” As part of his commitment to the planet, Tim retired early from his work as a program…

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8th Grade Students Riding Around Michigan’s White Lake for Climate Ride

Caeli Quinn on November 17, 2017, 12:51 PM

The 8th Grade Handlebar Heros

Meet the Handlebar Heroes and group of 8th graders on a mission to raise awareness of the environment and active transportation! On Friday, November 17, they are bicycling around White Lake in Michigan on their own Climate Ride Independent Challenge. They are directing the proceeds of the ride to the Western Michigan Environmental Action Council.

Here's an interview with Susan Tate who leads this team of intrepid middle schoolers.

How did…

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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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