Inspirational video about Montreal cyclist Charles Ouimet ascending the world’s most difficult gravel road, the Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii, on his bike.
Read all about Pedal to Empower! International NGO World Bicycle Relief (WBR) just launched a new global DIY ride to bring together riders of all places, levels, and backgrounds to achieve one common goal: to empower women and girls across the globe. Proceeds will benefit WBR programs that tackle gender inequality by helping girls and women better access education and healthcare with the humble bicycle. Check it out and enter now!
Wondering what you can do on July 18th? How about joining thousands of people from around the world who are going to contribute to a worthy cause – from the safety of your own home? NYC’s LGBT Center presents an inclusive event, the 275 Challenge. Take 275 minutes from your day to get involved, raise funds, and have some fun. Plus, you don’t even need a bike!
This is a post and video about the remarkable role that bicycles have played in military history. It’s important to stop for a moment on important public holidays such as Memorial Day and think about the meaning of the day. Memorial Day is a day to honor those who gave their lives for their country in military service. But did you know that bikes have played an important role in military history? We are publishing this post to honor Memorial Day.
NYC’s LGBT Community Center Kicks Off 25th Annual Cycle for the Cause. This epic 275 mile bike ride will support participants as they cycle from Boston to NYC to raise funds and awareness to end HIV/AIDS.
As part of Bike to School Week this year, HUB Cycling is running a student video contest for children and youth 18 and under in Metro Vancouver. Enter to win cash prizes!
Join Zwift, World Bicycle Relief, Trek Bicycles and the greater cycling community around the world to collectively celebrate The Power of Bicycles® and empower hundreds of students to reach their dreams.
Check out our post, video, and photos about The Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF). It is a not-for-profit based in Pune, India that makes outdoor exercise possible for people with disabilities, participating in inclusive events with people without disabilities. One event includes an epic tandem bike ride!
Today, World Bicycle Relief (WBR) announces the start of Give GO, its year-end campaign for donations, an annual appeal that will provide life-changing bicycles to tens of thousands in rural Africa whose primary mode of transportation is walking. For every $147 raised, a sturdy Buffalo Bicycle specially engineered for African terrain, will be donated to a student, healthcare worker or entrepreneur who spends hours at a time on foot just to get to school, visit patients or go to work. Donations received now through November 10 will be matched dollar-for-dollar to help mobilize thousands more people through the Power of Bicycles.
Cycle for the Cause is an annual bike ride that aims to raise money to end AIDS. It features an epic 3-day, 275-mile bike ride from Boston to New York. Each year hundreds of cyclists from all walks of life get together to do their part to end AIDS, and to help hundreds of thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS. In this post we are proud to feature photographs and a video of some of the many cheerful participants in the 2018 Cycle for the Cause. Check them out, and find out how you can do your part to end AIDS by signing up for the 2019 Cycle for the Cause.
Read this first-hand account by Marcus Woollen about his personal motivation and training to ride 275 miles in Cycle for the Cause, to raise crucial funds and awareness that support the New York City’s LGBT Community Center’s HIV prevention and support services. There’s nothing quite like completing a challenging bike ride for a cause you truly care about, so read this post and be inspired!
Are you doing the Whistler GranFondo? Here is an exclusive tip on a new photo app called iPOLPO that will have YOUR mid-ride photos available THE SAME DAY of the race. And get your finish line photos the next morning!
BC’s largest cycling fundraiser draws over 2,500 riders, to advance cancer care for the people of BC. Check out videos of the opening ceremonies, and photographs of the cyclists!
The 10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Wheaton Precious Metals™ benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation will begin this Saturday August 25th in Surrey
The Great Victorian Bike Ride is Australia’s premier cycling event for people of all ages and abilities, and is an excellent way to see the Australian countryside and meet locals. Read all about the 35th annual Great Victorian Bike Ride, the Mountains to Murray Bike Ride, in our post.
Today, World Bicycle Relief is launching its July campaign to fund bicycles for girl students in Malawi. Buffalo Bicycles provided by donations raised in July will help girl students in Malawi complete their education and break the cycle of poverty and HIV. Access to a high-quality bicycle can reduce a child’s commute time to school by up to 75% and dramatically changes educational, health and economic outcomes. Find out how YOU can help!
Ridehunting is a brand new service that caters to people who want to rent bikes, kayaks, snowboards, skis, or surf boards – and also to those who want to make money by renting out their equipment. This service will benefit anyone looking for a ride, or wanting to make some money from their gear. Ridehunting hope to fill the gap left by Spinlister, an excellent service which, sadly, closed down in March.
Phil Keoghan, host of CBS’s ten-time Emmy Award-winning show The Amazing Race, is just about to release his all new documentary, Le Ride. Le Ride is an epic recreation of the first English-speaking team to take on the toughest sporting event on Earth, The Tour de France. Le Ride will hit all major VOD platforms in the USA, Canada, UK and Ireland on June 25th.
I interviewed Dara Sheridan, who is about to do the Ride to Conquer Cancer for the third time. The Ride to Conquer Cancer is an annual ride in which participants raise funds to support organizations that are advancing the fight against cancer. Dara leads a dedicated team, RyGuy, who collectively raise many thousands of dollars to beat the scourge of cancer. Dana got started when cancer took the life of her cousin Ryan Stevenson, at a tragically young age. Read about how Dana trains and fund-raises, and be inspired!
Bike to School Week BC (#bike2school) is coming up! Bike to School Week is a fun, free, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities.