Climbing Kilimanjaro for the Power of Bicycles

This March, seven-time world champion, author and volunteer firefighter Rebecca Rusch and adventurer Patrick Sweeney summited Mount Kilimanjaro.  The duo took on Africa’s highest peak to raise funds and awareness for the nonprofit organization, World Bicycle Relief.  Rusch and Sweeney rode, carried and pushed their bikes to the summit at 19,341 feet then braved the journey back down, with the goal to ultimately raise one dollar for every foot of elevation.  Raising $19,341 will equal 131 new bikes for students in Africa.

Bid on Rebecca’s bike, donate to the cause, read her travel journal, see the route, learn about her gear, and meet the team!

 

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