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A Scientist’s 600-Mile Ride for Climate Action
July 3, 2024
As a tireless climate advocate and the founder of the Global Warming Mitigation Project, Jacquelyn Francis has dedicated her life to finding solutions to one of the most pressing issues of our time: global warming. However, like many in her field, she often grapples with the irony of traveling on carbon-emitting planes to attend climate […]
New Beneficiary Spotlight: Saving Our Sharks Foundation
June 26, 2024
While you can’t ride with sharks on land, you can ride alongside the people working to save sharks in the waters of Mexico on our upcoming Wine Country Ride! Climate Ride is thrilled to welcome Saving Our Sharks Foundation as a new Beneficiary organization this year. This organization, based in the vibrant marine ecosystems of […]
Frederick’s Coast to Coast Ride 2024
June 5, 2024
If you’ve been on one of our cycling trips in the last 5 years, there’s a good chance you’ve met Frederick Ballo. Frederick’s first impression on Climate Ride was a lasting one after he rolled up to our premiere Green Fondo event just in time to join the Grande Route — a 100-mile butt-kicker around […]
Green Fondo Event Info
May 13, 2024
Green Fondo Weekend: May 17-19, 2024 If you have any urgent questions before the event, please email [email protected].  The Ride Guide: PDF format In this post: Join our event WhatsApp Group Please join the event’s official WhatsApp group, so that you can receive timely communications from our team during the event.  Join at this link […]
May 10, 2024
Dear Participants, We hope this message finds you well and excited about our upcoming event! As part of our commitment to building meaningful connections and facilitating productive conversations about the future of our planet, we have some guidelines for how participants can help us nurture a positive and inclusive atmosphere at our events. At Climate […]
The Life-changing Magic of Climate Ride Bhutan
May 9, 2024
In April 2024, Climate Ride returned to the carbon-negative kingdom of Bhutan for a six-day adventure featuring cycling, hiking, and rafting. Participants described the event as profoundly impactful and inspiring, as they immersed themselves in the stunning Himalayan landscapes, guided by knowledgeable locals through cultural explorations. Scroll down to learn more about their experience. The […]
Wild Tomorrow Fund In Action
May 8, 2024
Wild Tomorrow Fund “We have been blown away by Climate Ride and are so very excited about our partnership and all of their hard work to support environmental causes like ours.” Total Climate Ride Grant: $387,320 Activities Saving Wild Spaces | Wild Tomorrow Fund is working to protect, restore and re-wild a critically important wildlife […]
Morocco Ride: Sustainable Adventuring
April 15, 2024
Revitalizing Communities Through Cycling Tourism By Lahcen Errami Editors note: This post originally appeared on Medium. We’re sharing it here with permission from the author, Lahcen Errami, who helps organize Climate Ride Morocco. Nestled in the heart of Morocco lies an adventure waiting to be discovered. This journey beckons travelers to explore the rugged beauty […]
Bonus Miles! See Dennis Desmarais’s Big Bike Challenge
April 9, 2024
Dennis Desmarais is taking on a new challenge for 2024. He’s already raised over $10,000 on multiple rides since 2020, despite challenges made worse by climate change. For 2024, his goal is to raise $20,000 on his fourteenth Climate Ride! He’s also going to ride 1,000 miles over six days from South Carolina back to […]
Gabriela Hydle
April 3, 2024
Community Leader Green Fondo 2024 “Seqër! I am an indigenous Mayan Guatemalan woman, I love the opportunity to bring diversity, equity, and inclusivity into the biking world. First of all, thank you for the amazing opportunity and the wonderful support. Thank you I can´t thank you enough, because even though at the beginning I was […]
Karen Mia Rodriguez-Ponciano
March 28, 2024
Community Leader Green Fondo 2024 Photo credit: Emily Bei Cheng. “Despite limited exposure and resources for cycling in my upbringing and considering myself a ‘late bloomer’ in outdoor recreation, I’ve eagerly embraced challenges like 100-mile weekend rides and transformative bike-packing trips with organizations such as the California Field School and Trail Mixed Collective. I draw […]
Jessica Gonzalez
March 11, 2024
Community Leader Green Fondo 2024 “I carry with me a vivid memory of riding the school bus, and driving past farmworkers picking crops on my way to school. It enraged me to know that while these workers were feeding the nation, they were exposed, under-paid, and mistreated. I learned early on that communities like mine, composed […]