September 19, 2016

About

Howdy, we’re the Rascals!  We’re a bike-crazy family of three, about to embark on a year-long adventure around North America in an RV.  As we go, we’ll be raising money for World Bicycle Relief and sharing our stories so as to inspire other families to get outdoors together on bikes.  You might also know us from Rascal Rides, a website we run about biking with kids.

Meet the Rascals

 

Kristen

Kristen:

Project manager by day, cyclist and blogger by night. 24-7 mom. In addition to biking, Kristen likes camping, trail running, and eating ice cream.

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Blair:

Accountant, super-dad, and resident child-hauler. Blair’s pastimes include reading mountain bike magazines, doing bike maintenance, and streaming live DH world cup mountain bike races.

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Little P:

Mini-ripper. P likes riding pump tracks, eating chicken noodle soup, and watching Curious George.

When are you leaving?

August 2017

Where are you going?

We’ll be traversing across portions of the United States and Canada, primarily exploring places we’ve never been before and looking for great singletrack.  Check out our tentative itinerary here.

What’s World Bicycle Relief and why are you raising money?

World Bicycle Relief is a fantastic non-profit that provides specially-designed, rugged bicycles to students in Africa.  Our goal is to raise $15,000 for the organization, which equates to 100 bicycles.  Read more about the organization and our efforts here.

What are your goals for your trip?

  • Raise $15,000 for World Bicycle Relief
  • Inspire other families to get outdoors together on bikes
  • Spend quality time as a family

How can I follow along on your adventures?

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Do you need sponsors?

We do!  Sponsors are distinctly different from donors, in that they help us make our travels possible.  Donors, on the other hand, make donations directly to World Bicycle Relief (we never see your money).

If you are interested in sponsoring Rascals on the Road, or in working with us in any capacity, learn more here.