New Year, New Reasons, and New Resolutions

January 11, 2016
I know my personal challenges can make me feel overwhelmed, but Climate Ride's Independent Challenge Program will help make saving the world that much more do-able. Even with more...

Independent Challenge Spotlight: Running to Paris

December 17, 2015
Tina intended to join the Paris relay, “Run for Your Life,” but after the attacks on Paris, her plans changed. Despite the attacks and the diminishing daylight during...

Six months on a bike: A reflection on Keys to Freeze

November 13, 2015
The following is an account by Reese Wells, a member of the Keys to Freeze group that rode from the Florida Keys to the tip of Alaska this...

Independent Challenge Spotlight:  Coastin’

August 28, 2015
Inspired by his mother’s passion and the drastic drought he has witnessed in his home state California, Lowell Meyer has set out on his own self-supported bike ride...

Indy Challenge Update: Cross-China Ride has Begun

August 10, 2015
Departing July 7th, Forrest Watkins is one month into a multi-year, multi-continent cycling journey. Over four years he will cycle one circumfrence of the Earth while searching for,...

Independent Challenge Spotlight: Climate Stories and the COP21 Conference

June 3, 2015
Morgan Curtis is about to depart on a multi-month ride from New England to Paris, arriving in time to attend the United Nations COP21 conference in December as...

Independent Challenge Spotlights – Ultra Marathons, Epic Rides, and Cold Dives

February 9, 2015
The Climate Ride community is full of intelligent, passionate, and creative individuals. Each year, hundreds of riders and hikers from across the country come together to join us...

Climate Riders Two Wheelin’ in Nebraska and New York

May 29, 2014
"Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: 'I'm with you kid. Let's go." Maya Angelou Our first two Climate Ride Independent Challenges of 2014 acheived great success....

Continuing to Pedal the Story: An Update from Colorful Colorado

August 4, 2013
For me, the story of industrialization can be summed up in one amazing fact: the energy in one barrel of oil is roughly equivalent to the energy output...