September 18, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 9 RECAP

Wheels4WaterDay9_2017 from Rule29 on Vimeo. It’s hard to believe that after all of the planning, deserts, mountains, flats, record heat, being chased by dogs and an amazing time that we are one day away from completing our trip. It’s been a challenging but exhilarating journey. We are humbled by all the support given from family,…

September 18, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 8 RECAP

As we swam our bikes through Mississipi and Alabama we were thinking about the reality that we are just two days away from finishing this epic adventure. We also thought about the hope to hit our fundraising goal which would bring thousands safe water, sanitation and hygiene education in the Kaliro District of Uganda. We…

September 16, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 7 RECAP

After leaving the desert and Texas behind we were pretty much all business as we traveled through Louisiana into Mississippi. The day started with a beautiful ride into the rolling hills and was later met with a bit of humidity and bugs. One of the big highlights is that we got to 80% of our…

September 15, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 6 RECAP

2017 RIDE: DAY 6 RECAP from Rule29 on Vimeo. As we rolled into Gilmer, Texas to complete day 6 it marked an incredible day. Beautiful sunshine combined with some challenging headwinds was the weather for the day, but the people we met were amazing. On several of our stops we were able to talk to…

September 14, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 5 RECAP

2017 RIDE: DAY 5 RECAP from Rule29 on Vimeo. We are so excited that we have made it to the halfway mark after a challenging, sometimes windy and hot first part of the ride. We feel privileged that we can do this ride thanks to your support and the support from our co-workers and families!…

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 13, 2017

2017 RIDE: DAY 3 RECAP

2017 RIDE: DAY 3 RECAP from Rule29 on Vimeo. The start of day 3 took the team from Arizona to New Mexico. They rode along the border, saw some interesting sights, dodged some Cicada’s and Tarantula’s while occasionally battling some headwinds. At times the roads seemed to never end, but it just takes a few…

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…