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Hiking Through Glacier National Park for a Cause
March 8, 2018
This is Shifali’s first Climate Hike. She grew up in India and came to the United States for graduate school, earning her master’s degree in Climate and Society at Columbia University. Shifali explained that she was inspired to participate in Climate Ride by her teammates at GivePower, a nonprofit focused on giving clean energy to […]
Cyclist Launches 250-Miles Bike Ride in Desert Park
February 22, 2018
“It said, ‘Come ride in Death Valley’ and it was one of those things that I immediately said, ‘Yes, I want to do,’” said Steven Holl, of Traverse City. “I hadn’t been to the desert except for in Arizona and I hadn’t done any long-distance biking. But I just thought it’s kind of now or […]
Sunnyvale Cyclist to Bike Through Death Valley
January 19, 2018
Tim Oey, the advisory commission’s vice chairman and a member of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, will brave the desert heat from Feb. 24 to March 1 when he rides for Climate Ride, a nonprofit that organizes events to raise awareness and support for “active transportation” and environmental causes. The Sunnyvale resident is shooting to […]
Avid Cyclist Takes on Major Trek to Benefit Local Nonprofits
January 11, 2018
Ristow hopes to raise $5,000 that will be split between two local nonprofits. “Climate Ride has a variety of outdoor excursions that are fundraisers for nonprofits that promote the amelioration of climate change; it could be sun power, a citizens’ climate lobbying group or, in my case, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and Los Gatos-Monte […]
Glacier Ride Charitable Bicycle Ride Funds Two Major Park Projects
July 1, 2017
The ride, organized by Whitefish based non-profit, Climate Ride, raised a total of $78,000 which was donated to the Glacier National Park Conservancy. […] The funds will provide an upgrade to the Apgar Visitor Center to install a solar energy system and will also fully support this year’s spring Hiker-Biker Shuttle on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. […]
Iowa Cyclist Pedals Her Way Toward $10,000 to Support INHF
April 18, 2017
Iowans are big fans of their bikes, but some take riding to the next level. Heidi Soliday, an Iowan with a passion for fitness, has participated in marathons, century rides (100 mile rides) and over a dozen RAGBRAIs. And for her next adventure, she’ll be biking across the Pacific Northwest with Climate Ride.
When They Go Low, We Start Below Sea Level, and Then Go High!
March 16, 2017
Every once in awhile at NextGen America, we leave our work desks and hit the road for climate action. At the start of March, a few of us participated in the Death Valley Climate Ride where we bicycled nearly 250 miles over four days (and climbed 18,000 feet!) to raise money for some of our […]
Death Valley or Bust
March 9, 2017
The basic idea behind Climate Ride is that participants appreciate a landscape or a place more intensely when they camp and bike through it for several days.  Death Valley is a magnificent place.
‘Boolander’ Bamboo Bike Brings Eco Sense and Eccentricity to Climate Ride
February 14, 2017
That’s the name San Francisco-based artist, bicycle maker and activist has given to the fantastical-looking, bamboo-framed tandem he custom-built to make a point about the environmental benefits of using sustainable materials and pedal power.
Towards a Better Future: Meet Member and Climate Rider Amy Jo
February 13, 2017
“With the current disturbing movements of anti-science, anti-social welfare and climate change denial, I feel now more than ever I need to give back to my community by supporting sustainable transportation and organizations fighting climate change.”
Local Men Taking on Death Valley in Climate Ride
February 11, 2017
Ecology Action Center Executive Director Michael Brown and Kevin Loseke, a Bloomington oven builder and carpenter, will bicycle 250 miles in four days as part of “Climate Ride Death Valley,” a fundraiser by the nonprofit Climate Ride.
Pedaling 245 Miles For Safer SF Streets: Meet Climate Rider Dina Beigelman
January 26, 2017
“Honestly, I view participating in the Climate Ride as my first step in being more involved and connected to my community, and at creating healthy habits in my life. I don’t view the Climate Ride as a thing I work towards and then finish and put away; I view it as a catalyst to help […]