Join World Bicycle Relief’s annual signature ride wherever you are and empower women and girls around the world to break down barriers with bikes. Riders across the globe will join together virtually for this DIY adventure ride and help girls overcome challenges with life-changing bikes. Whether you’re riding around the block or looking to set a personal record, you can join the movement and make a world of difference.
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How It Works

Join us anywhere in the world!

1. REGISTER: Sign up today for our DIY adventure ride. Before the event, you’ll receive access to our Pedal to Empower app and a virtual Adventure Kit with tools and props to inspire you along the way. Through the app, you’ll discover fun challenges to complete and messages of encouragement throughout your adventure ride. More details and surprises to come!

2. SHARE: Build your bike squad! Invite your friends and family to join you. Share your personal fundraising page and ask your community to support you. 

3. RIDE: Whether you ride around your neighborhood, up a mountain, or on your indoor trainer, choose your own adventure, and join us on September 12. This is an all-ages ride for every level of rider! We’ll provide resources to help you no matter what distance you plan to cover.

 

Please follow the regulations and restrictions in your area regarding social distancing, travel, and stay at home orders. If you are unsure, please complete this challenge at home!

Go The Extra Mile
All riders are encouraged to fundraise at least one life-changing bicycle to help women and girls conquer the challenge of distance, achieve independence, and thrive. Fundraise and help mobilize people in need with the Power of Bicycles.
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A Ride For You

 

 

JUST GETTING STARTED

Looking for a casual neighborhood ride? Pedal to Empower is for everyone! Grab your bike – or borrow a friend’s – and get moving. We’ve got plenty of ideas for you, along with ways to stay safe and how to get kids riding too.

JOIN THE RIDE!

 

 

PICKING UP SPEED

So you’ve been around the block a few times? Here’s your chance to take on a new challenge! Join a group ride in your community or map out a new route. We’ve got tips to help you ride longer and stay hydrated.

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PUSHING YOUR LIMITS

Ready to push yourself to the next level? Grab your favorite kit and show us what you’ve got out on the trails, gravel or, the open road. Don’t forget to log your ride for a chance to earn top-mileage awards!

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Whatever distance you choose to ride, whether you’re solo or with a group, we’ve got inspiration for you as we Pedal to Empower women and girls around the world. You choose your challenge(s) – do what makes you feel good while making an impact on others. No proof of completion needed. We’re thrilled to have your support no matter how far you ride.

Challenge #1:  Pedal with Purpose

Dedicate your ride to a person or purpose that inspires you

Challenge #2:  Take the Road Less Traveled

Ride a new route for the first time

Challenge #3:  Spread Joy! 

Share a #CyclingActofKindness along your ride

Challenge #4:  Show Gratitude 

Send an uplifting message to someone in your community

Challenge #5: Rest & Reflect 

Pause. Refuel. Reflect on someone who has helped you to break through barriers in your life.

Register today to learn more about what each challenge entails. Remember, the ride is about the mission, not the miles. So use your creativity and most importantly, have fun!

 

empowerment in Your Palm

With our Pedal to Empower app, you’ll discover fun prompts and challenges, DIY ride guides, and motivating messages from special guests to prepare and inspire you on this all-ages ride. Connect and create a community with local and global riders and share photos and videos from your big adventure.

Access your Pedal to Empower app today when you JOIN THE RIDE

 

Event Partners

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Rapha   Equator Coffee  skratchJensonUSAKomoot   SRAM  DNA CyclingMiir
 

Join our community and become an event partner. Pedal to Empower offers corporate partner opportunities that can be customized to best fit your company’s needs. If you are interested in partnering with World Bicycle Relief for Pedal to Empower, please contact partners@worldbicyclerelief.org.