It’s the middle of winter…which means it’s the perfect time to be thinking about biking across the country this summer! This blog will reflect the preparations and excitement leading up to the launch of the Ride on June 13th. Then it will be your way of “riding” along with us, connecting with the riders, soaking in the sights, and advocating for alternative transportation- all the way from Seattle to Washington D.C.
Interviewing our only couple riding a tandem bike, Elliot and Sue. They love the bike, and when I mentioned the idea to Jenny, she said she’d give it a shot!
Sometimes I catch Sue on the back of the bike with her bluetooth headset making calls to her friends. Oh Sue.
“we’re attached at the chain, not the hip”
After feeding us all summer by shipping us delicious ethically raised kosher meat, Naf Hanau, owner of Grow and Behold, is feeding us one last time, grilling the burgers and dogs for our end of ride celebration at the JCC of Washington, DC. Gs
We made it to the White House to present our signatures to representatives
Riders are coming to the White House! Come meet them at the SW corner of Lafayette Park
Jon Drill feels good…
John Drill celebrates as he goes through the fountain in DC!
Serene celebrates her arrival in dc by cooling off in the fountain at the Georgetown waterfront park. Gs
All the Ride gear safe in the storage unit, ready for next year. No, we didn’t bungy everything down this time.
Adi and Eric running into the water in DC
The 9 riders that rode the full 10 weeks
After 10 weeks, we’ve made it to the white house!!!
Eli feels great despite an unexpected dip in the fountain
Counting down all of the states that were visited as the riders prepare to dip their bikes in the potomac river to symbolize the end of their ride
Serene in the water… Finally in DC after biking across the USA!!!