Festival and race organiser @Orbit360 are starting the second round of their non-profit event Ride For A Reason #rideFAR series. The aim of rideFAR is to head out for a ride in March and donate to a good cause – so that more people around the world have the opportunity to ride a bike too!
From 05 March to 03 April 2022, cyclists worldwide will be able to take part in the challenge. Like last year, the route you ride is entirely up to you, as long as you cover 90, 180 or 360 km. You can ride solo or as a group, so feel free to team up with friends. The only requirement is that the route starts and finishes at the same location – everything else is up to you.
Cycling can’t be taken for granted!
To take part, you will be asked for a voluntary donation, 100% of which will go to four charitable organisations. The donations gathered will be topped up a further 10% by the four sponsors VOTEC, Komoot, CRAFT and ENJOYOURBIKE. The charities Faradgang and Bikeygees e.V. have made it their goal to ensure that all people from disadvantaged backgrounds have access to a bicycle or learn to ride one. Velafrika and World Bicycle Relief, who are also supported with the donations, take on the same tasks on our neighbouring continent of Africa.
Registration for orbit360.cc starts on 1 March.
Let’s all make a small collective contribution to a better and more bikeable world and pedal together! Sign up, donate as much as you can and have a good time in the saddle. Whether road, gravel, fixie or bikepacking, everyone is welcome and can make a contribution.
You can find more information at orbit360.cc
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Words: Julian Schwede Photos: Orbit360