Tag Archive: bicycle charity

Hit and run suspect in charity bike ride arrested in California

A man who swerved into a group of bicyclists on a charity bike ride in Marin County this weekend and fled found himself in police custody less than 12 hours later.

Four cyclists participating in the Jensie Gran Fondo charity ride were struck by the man when he swerved into the group; 1 was airlifted to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2017/10/09/hit-and-run-driver-who-swerved-into-charity-cyclists-arrested-in-california/

How bicycles help an African village; World Bicycle Relief video

World Bicycle Relief has been going strong for the past 10 years to donate sturdy bicycles to people in developing countries.

The Chicago-based nonprofit recently posted a series of videos explaining how bicycles can make a difference, allowing people access to markets, healthcare and education.

Here’s a film about how a bicycle helped an …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/11/15/how-bicycles-help-an-african-village/

No weekend charity bike ride for Armstrong

Disgraced professional cyclist Lance Armstrong cannot participate in a charity bike ride event this weekend sponsored by his friend and former teammate George Hincapie.

Armstrong had planned to ride in the Gran Fondo Hincapie this weekend in Greenville, South Carolina, until USA Cycling ruled otherwise.

Although the Gran Fondo is a fun ride and not …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/10/23/no-weekend-charity-bike-ride-for-armstrong/

North Carolina trailhead named to honor “Bicycle Man”

Moses Mathis worked hard for 22 years to put smiles on the faces of Fayetteville, NC, children by providing free bicycles to them at Christmas time.

(Interviewed in 2012)

Over the years, he became known as the “Bicycle Man.” Since he started the program in his Tiffany Pines neighborhood in 1990, Mathis and his team …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/09/29/north-carolina-trailhead-named-to-honor-bicycle-man/