A couple of weeks ago I went on my first multi-day supported ride--the Climate Ride--320 miles down the northern California coastline from Fortuna to San Francisco. What an amazing experience! We rode through the giant redwoods and along a beautiful coastline with perfect weather. My first century was tucked into it on the third day, as well--thank goodness for tailwinds and cappuccinos.... read the whole note.
Wow! What an incredible ride and an inspiring group of people. I couldn’t have asked for anything more, and I did have my fingers crossed for no rain (success!). There were so many people with very different backgrounds, all with a common interest of making the planet a better place to live. It is no surprise then that many of the people who work in green energy, sustainability, and climate... read the whole note.
Rose Madden, Farm Manager at Full Circle Farm in Sunnyvale, is joining Team SVBC for the 2012 Climate Ride California. Rose is an avid cyclist who believes in the goals of both SVBC and Climate Ride. “I promote bike riding as an alternative transportation method, as a way to boycott the gas-powered automobile industry, and a means of promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.”
SVBC is... read the whole note.
If you're interested in joining or supporting our own Jen Brecheen as she tackles the Climate Ride for SVBC, join us at this fun meet and greet! Learn what the ride entails and have your questions answered. We'll bring the snacks and free beer! The evening event will be hosted by our thoughtful friends at Palo Alto Bicycles.
Ride Director Blake Holiday, will give a lively presentation... read the whole note.
Are you a fan of SVBC? Would you like to do more to help fight climate change? Does the idea of a five-day, 300-mile ride along the Pacific coast sound utterly awesome? Then join me in September on the Climate Ride!
The Climate Ride takes riders through redwoods and beach towns along the dramatic Pacific coast, before crossing the Golden Gate into San Francisco. This year's ride will... read the whole note.