Blake has been in love with the bicycle since he was a kid riding on his blue beach cruiser. Since then, he’s pedaled all over the world as a bike tour leader. Blake has a strong affinity for the arts, entertainment, the environment, and building community. He has headed up many organizations the world over, with experience in corporate development, strategic marketing and event management. In 2005, he won First Night International’s prestigious Prism Award for Creative Excellence for his vision and commitment. He holds a degree in Communications from Loyola Marymount University.