Bike for Mike 2017: Cargobike edition
This past weekend, Bikeables did something no one has ever done for the annual charity ride Bike for Mike -- we rode cargo bikes... for the full 75km route.
What is Bike for Mike?
Bike for Mike is an annual bike ride, now in its 7th year, that was created to increase awareness of the joy and benefits of cycling, and to raise funds so that every child in Hamilton can have a bike of their own!
Since 2011, Bike for Mike has helped to provide over 2250 bikes for deserving children and families in Hamilton. The Mike's Bikes program ensures that each child learns bike safety and maintenance, while helping to foster pride of ownership and regular bike usage.
This annual fundraiser is for such a great cause, and we are so happy to be a part of it. Thanks to the support of our amazing customers, we hit our fundraising goal of $500!
The Big Ride
We got off to a slightly chilly start on Sunday morning, but the sun soon warmed us up, making for a perfect day of riding. Our first stop was at the rest station in Ancaster, where we did some light stretching, had a snack, and enjoyed some of the sports drink on offer.