June 04, 2014

Day 5: Thunderstorms, Mountains, and Pep Talks

Sometimes you get sunny days and flat roads, sometimes you get thunderstorms and mountains. On Day 5, it was primarily the latter.

June 03, 2014

Day 4: All Along The Hudson

Day four of the ride found us cycling along the Hudson River for a good portion of the day. It was a beautiful and scenic pass through, making us more intentionally reflect on the natural beauty that has been surrounding us this entire trip.

June 02, 2014

Day 3: Why we are riding

Yesterday we completed day 3 of the ride and we’re still going strong!

June 01, 2014

Day 2: First Century of Trip

Hello again! Day two of the journey is complete and we can definitely say it was just as great and challenging as day one!

May 31, 2014

Day 1: Wheels4Water Ride Highlights

Well, day one is done! We wanted to give you a brief update on how the day looked yesterday (but definitely check out the video at the end of this entry for a better account)!

May 09, 2014

Another Quick Update

Hey everyone! Brian and Justin, here! Just stopping by to say hi and to remind you about all the awesome stuff going on with Wheels4Water. There are a lot of awesome items up in the Wheels4Water store these days, and a lot of really cool things that have come our way since we started this…

April 03, 2014

A Pep Talk From Christian Vande Velde

For those of you who don’t know, we are unabashedly huge Christian Vande Velde fans. Not only is he an accomplished, world-class cyclist — he’s a down-to-earth, genuinely nice guy. Ever since we came into contact with him, he’s been incredibly supportive of the Wheels4Water effort and we count ourselves lucky to have him in…

March 28, 2014

An Opportunity You Can’t Refuse

Rewind. Go back to my college dorm room 20+ years ago. The just read book “A Walk Across America” by Peter Jenkins sits on the floor by the torn up chair I used to study in. I was inspired. I was restless. I was still in college. I was stubborn. The call home went something…

March 25, 2014

Stories From The Road – Training in AZ

On our training ride in Arizona a few weeks ago, we were accompanied by our good friend and SAG wagon captain, Tony. While we rode, Tony drove a few miles behind us to take pictures and ensure we didn’t injure ourselves too badly (aside from the spill that Brian took, by the way, we did…

March 11, 2014

A Weekend of Training and Fundraising!

This past weekend, we had two pretty exciting opportunities: the first was a Mile4Mile Match Campaign, essentially a challenge to raise $5,000 in a weekend, which an anonymous donor offered to match. The second was an opportunity to travel to Phoenix, AZ to get in some training rides and share the story of Wheels4Water. So,…