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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 […]
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 […]
Sarah Weiffenbach 700 mile Bike-Packing Mountains to the Sea Ride
March 8, 2023
Sarah Weiffenbach is setting out on an epic 700+ miles bike-packing independent challenge on the Mountain-to-Sea Trail in North Carolina. Starting this month, Sarah will be section-biking through the three regions of North Carolina. She will experience the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, the plateau of gentle hills through Piedmont, and then finish in September […]
Father-Son Team Take on a Week Long Independent Ride
February 13, 2023
Brian Bramson and his 16-year-old son, John Bramson, are teaming up on a self-supported week-long group ride through North Carolina this March. This father-son team is fundraising for The Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC). TLC strives to create a healthier and more vibrant Triangle region by safeguarding clean water, protecting natural habitats, supporting local farms and […]
Climate Ride Conversations
May 10, 2022
As part of our Independent Challenge program, Dave Morris toured from Missoula, Montana through Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, California and Oregon ahead of the UN Climate Summit (COP26) last fall. He collected stories and thoughts on climate change from locals all along the way and learned a lot about climate change conversations. Dave offered to […]
Climate Courage Tour – Business and Finance to the Rescue?
October 20, 2021
Dave Morris is riding from Missoula, Montana to the United Nations Climate Conference of Parties in Glasgow, Scotland (COP26). He’s collecting stories and thoughts on climate change along the way so that he can share them with leaders at COP26. You can answer a set of questions to share your views on climate here and […]
Climate Courage Tour – No place is too small to make a difference – Greta Thunberg
October 4, 2021
Dave Morris is riding from Missoula, Montana to the United Nations Climate Conference of Parties in Glasgow, Scotland (COP26). He’s collecting stories and thoughts on climate change along the way so that he can share them with leaders at COP26. You can answer a set of questions to share your views on climate here and […]
An Interview with Beth Power: Climate Ride Soil Cycle Fundraiser & Scone Enthusiast
September 15, 2021
On July 20th, Climate Rider Beth Power chatted with Soil Cycle Board Secretary Rachel Dierken via a phone interview about her decision to fundraise for Soil Cycle on our upcoming Climate Ride in Maine this September 23-26, 2021. Soil Cycle is a Climate Ride beneficiary based out of Missoula, Montana that uses bikes to offer […]
Climate Courage Tour – Mindfulness and Ammonia
September 15, 2021
Dave Morris is riding from Missoula, Montana to the United Nations Climate Conference of Parties in Glasgow, Scotland (COP26).  He’s collecting stories and thoughts on climate change along the way so that he can share them with leaders at COP26. You can answer a set of questions to share your views on climate here and […]
Meet Finn, the high schooler who biked from NYC to Acadia National Park
September 7, 2021
Finn Kiesow is a Brooklyn high schooler who just completed a self-supported ride from New York to Acadia National Park, raising over $3,800 along the way. Finn said, “climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our times, and right now, it is more important than ever to work toward a sustainable future.” […]
Michael Bell’s Climate Ride to Remember
August 27, 2021
Michael Bell commuted by bike for most of his career. During that time, his longest ride tended to be about 25 miles round trip. Then he took early retirement and became a caregiver for his wife who was progressively succumbing to Alzheimer’s. Riding became his ‘time for himself’. Soon, he was riding 5,000 to 8,000 […]
William Flagg Biking Across the US in 2021
July 8, 2021
William Flagg signed up to do an epic cross country ride with Climate Ride in 2020 right before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. He wisely postponed that trip, but in the meantime he jumped into Climate Rise, raising funds for all three Rise events. In August 2021, he headed out on his long-awaited Independent Challenge which […]