As part of our commitment to give back to cycling, the Mad Alchemy / Verge Rider Cooperative is sending 3 riders on a nearly 500 mile, 5 day journey to Washington DC. Starting March 16 Cooperative riders Pete Smith (founder of Mad Alchemy), Matthew Simpson (industry executive) and David Wilcox (Bike shop owner and board member of Bikes Not Bombs) will be joining New England legend, Timmy Johnson, escorting him to DC so he can speak at the National Bicycle Summit on behalf of the Bikes Belong Foundation. Our goal for the ride is to raise MONEY and awareness of bicycles as being machines of good.
Honestly any amount of money would be hugely appreciated! Even $5- can make an impact. So, buy us a virtual cup of coffee or beer and donate to one of the three guys making the trip!
From ROW page…
“The Ride on Washington is an invitational ride for 20 riders with a goal of raising more than $100,000 for theBikes Belong Foundation. Anyone is welcome to join us along the way, though full support is only provided for the 20 riders. Each evening will feature reception events that bring local advocates, industry leaders, and racing clubs together in support of bike initiatives. For the final day of the ride, from Baltimore to Washington, hundreds of people will be invited to pedal the last miles to the National Bike Summit on Capital Bikeshare bikes (spandex not required).”