Our Charities

These are some of our favorite charities and we offer them to our website visitors in hopes that you will review them and support them in anyway that you can!

 

 

World Bicycle Relief

World Bicycle Relief is mobilizing people through the Power of Bicycles. We envision a world where distance is no longer a barrier to education, healthcare and economic opportunity. World Bicycle Relief Website

 

 

 

Children of Uganda

Children of Uganda/Good Hope School We help you give a hand UP to Ugandan children and women in need + share the joy. Each child who is educated, fed and safe is a strong foundation for peace. Each self-supporting woman makes a community thrive. Each beat of music carries the joy of a nation. Children of Uganda/Good Hope School website

 

 

 

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Riding Forward Our mission at Riding Forward is to advocate, educate and develop today’s youth and communities to reach their full potential through partnerships involving two wheeled sports. All of us at Riding Forward are very passionate about wheeled sports and realize that times are changing. Everyday more and more youth gain interest in cycling, motorcycles, or a number of sports other than the standard team sports they were introduced to in school. We want to harness that interest and teach them the life skills they will need to succeed in life, on and off the bike. Riding Forward Website

 

 

KOA Care Camps

KOA Care Camps Our mission is to allow these amazing children to enjoy the joy, healing and freedom that comes from attending specialized summer camps where they can just be themselves. Surrounded by other kids just like them, they swim, go on hikes, sing songs and create memories that help get them through the tough times. They heal physically and emotionally, and hope flourishes. KOA Care Camps Website

 

 

 

 


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"A Bicycle Built for Two Billion" by Jamie Bianchini

Book Reviews

“Bianchini’s A Bicycle Built for Two Billion is not about the bike. It’s a life odyssey of epic proportions. Few of us live from the heart. Jamie reminds us how.”   –– Les Stroud (Survivorman)

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An exhilarating debut memoir that chronicles a fallen entrepreneur’s eight-year world tour on a tandem bike. Bianchini’s extraordinary chronicle begins with his often tumultuous childhood and showcases his enduring love of bicycle-riding. He sometimes felt overshadowed by his large extended Northern California family, which fractured when his parents divorced, but his outings on his bike

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5/5

Once I started reading I just couldn’t put it down. The story ended up being so much more than I had expected…more engaging, more unpredictable, more emotional. Jamie shares his own life journey even as he shares a perspective of the world few of us get to see in any country let alone many across

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5/5

As the World Turns “A great ride and finding time to stop and smell the flowers along the way… cultural exposures, meeting people…ups and down of daily life… Ran into these adventurers in Paraguay on the “long bike . Nice to read about their entire exploits… easy reading…”

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5/5

Total Adventure “Even though I already had a connection to this book because I had met Jaimie and Garryck in Japan, I was pleasantly surprised at how well the writing and story layout was. I read 100 pages the first day, simply because I couldn’t put it down! Both then and now, Jaimie has reminded

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5/5

Inspirational Indeed! “Live Big. Give Big.” Stuck in a rut? Read this book! Enough said!

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5/5

Very pleasantly surprised with this book! Bianchini takes a big bite outta life in this adventure (and sometimes pays the price). His honesty is well, honest and his heart seems to be fixed in just the right place. This is definitely ‘feel good’ terrain but with a goal in mind. I highly recommend “A Bicycle

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