2010 CA group in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

Incentives & Prizes

Below are the incentives and prizes for 2017 ride events. We will update this page with incentives for 2018 over the winter!

1st Place Overall Fundraiser (Signature Events)

The Top Ride Fundraiser for Climate Ride California and Climate Ride Red White and Blue Ridge will receive one of our limited release Climate Ride bikes from Republic Bikes! This custom bike is good for heading to the store, great for cruising around town, and perfect for making everyone you ride by jealous! 

Climate ride green bike jersey

Top 3 Fundraisers (Signature Events)

We know it takes a lot of effort to raise funds for your favorite organizations. That's why we're awarding one of our VIP Green Bike Jerseys to our Top 3 fundraisers for Climate Ride California and Climate Ride Red White and Blue Ridge. We want to acknowledge and celebrate your efforts! Bust your tail and maybe you'll have one of these on your back!

2016 woolie

1st Place Overall Fundraiser (Special Departures)

For our special departure events including Climate Ride Death Valley, Climate Ride Pacific Northwest, Glacier Ride, and Climate Ride-Hike Bryce Zion Escalante, the top fundraiser will receive a custom Climate Ride Merino Wool Jersey. 


Raise more than $3,500 and receive a one of a kind, custom Climate Ride Bandana. These are great to have on and off the bike! 

cycling cap


Raise more than $5,000 and we’ll raise the stakes! Choose between a custom Climate Ride beanie or baseball cap. Rain or shine, we will have you covered! 

Bike shorts


If you reach the $7,500 mark, we’ll add a pair of stylish Climate Ride bike shorts to your pile of awesome prizes. Since you already earned yourself a custom jersey, you’ll have the option of rocking a full Climate Ride kit (shorts and jersey) on the ride! 

10k club

$10,000 Club

Join the Climate Ride $10k Club! In addition to the great prize you’ve already earned, we will etch your name into Climate Ride history as part of the Fundraising Hall of Fame and present you with a special award to acknowledge your accomplishment. 

Climate Ride Top Team Fundraiser Pint Glass

Top Fundraising Teams

Members of our top fundraising teams will raise a glass for their efforts! We'll acknowledge both the team that raises the most (total), as well as the team that raises the most per team member. Cheers!

10 Donations in 10 Days

Sometimes it's getting started that can be a challenge. As an incentive to start early, if you receive 10 donations in the first 10 days of being registered you will receive a Climate Ride co-branded Klean Kanteen (12oz. insulated coffee mug). Klean Kanteen is a certified B-Corp that strives to encourgage sustainable and healthy choices.


Important notes for our top fundraising prizes:

  • A 1st place overall fundraiser prize winner is determined for each ride. 
  • The top fundraiser prizes for each ride, which includes the 1st place overall fundraiser and Top 10 prizes, will be determined on the same day as the fundraising minimum deadline for each ride.

For $3500+, $5000+,and $7500+ prizes: 

  • The deadline for these prizes is the fundraising minimum deadline for the corresponding ride.

For the Top Fundraising Teams

  • Two sets of pint glasses will be awarded: one set for the team that raises the most collectively as a team, and one set for the team who has the highest average amount fundraised per team member. 
  • The winner will be determined on the fundraising minimum deadline for each corresponding ride.

Donations must be attributed to the rider and processed in the system by midnight the night the prize is determined in order to count towards the contest. Mail-in donations received over the weekend will not be processed until the following business day. Otherwise, mail-in donations that arrive in the office the day of the contest deadline will be processed that day. Please note that some credit card donations, especially made later in the evening, may not post until the following day and that credit card donations made over the weekend cannot be altered or updated until the following business day.