September 13, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 4 RECAP

2017 RIDE: DAY 4 RECAP from Rule29 on Vimeo. Day 4 started with an early departure from El Paso and a trek up and through the Guadalupe Mountains National Park. And although temperatures hit over 100 degrees again it was so easy for us to get water out of the RV Fridge. Or buy some…

September 12, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 2 RECAP

The Wheels4Water team had a challenging second day as they worked their way through a smoking hot Arizona. Needing to start early to make up a 60-mile deficit the team needed to start with some highway riding. The day also included a little bike repair, dealing with several flats, and an unforgiving 106-degree heat and…

September 11, 2017

2017 Ride: Day 1 Recap

The Wheels4Water team had an amazing first day on the road! After dipping our tires in the Pacific Ocean, we road straight into the mountains for a hot and dry day of riding along the United States and Mexico border. The mix of tough climbs and 40mph downhill runs kept us on our toes and…

September 11, 2017

2017 Ride: Prep Day

The Wheels4Water team convened in San Diego for a Prep Day before the 10-day ride for safe water in Uganda! The day was spent assembling bikes, reviewing the route, connecting with local supporters, and gathering supplies for the road. A huge thanks to our longtime pal, Matt for giving us his entire day for bike…

March 07, 2017

An Experiential Journey of Wheels4Water

Last week, the Wheels4Water Gallery¬†opened at Anderson University! The show served as an experiential journey through the Wheels4Water journey from 2014 to 2017. If you find yourself in Anderson, Indiana we highly recommend stopping by the campus at AU and giving it a walk-through. The gallery features a sampling of the work and messaging we…

December 22, 2016

A New Year, and a New Vision

Hello, friends of Wheels4Water! 2016 has been an amazing year! Together, we helped over 1,800 people in Uganda get safe water for life through two incredible team led rides in two states. Watch the video below to see what we have planned for 2017, and the ways YOU can get involved to make a massive…

November 23, 2016

Wheels4Water Partners with Geneva South Middle School

  Over the last three years of leading Wheels4Water, we’ve often been humbled by the response from people who truly resonate with the message. This fall, a junior high class in Geneva, IL read a book called A Long Walk to Water. The book highlighted the reality of children in South Sudan and their daily…

October 23, 2016

2016 Goal Reached

Hello, friends of Wheels4Water! It is with great thankfulness and excitement that we announce we have surpassed our 2016 goal of raising $70,000 to fund safe water development projects in Uganda! Because of YOUR partnership to see this amazing vision come to fruition, close to 1,750 people will receive safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education…

August 09, 2016

Well done Team Illinois!

Team Illinois finished their ride a few weeks ago, and we wanted to share with you a short video recap of the day! We were so proud and thankful for the incredible turnout of riders and volunteers who made the day a huge success. When our team finished their 100 and 50 mile rides, we…

April 13, 2016

You + Wheels4Water in 2016

Friends of Wheels4Water! Now that the weather has turned a bit warmer (well, in some parts of the country), we’ve enjoyed finally getting to hop on our bikes for some training rides. We hope you can get out there soon too, because the 2016 rides are fast approaching! We wanted to share with you a…