LoveGives was started with the commitment to assist charitable groups and to address the disconnect between those that want to make a contribution and those that need. LoveGives is positioned to make that connection by tapping our network of friends, associates, community groups and corporate partnerships. (more…)
Another worthy cause that is supported by Cyclemania!
Great Fun!! Great Ride!! Great Cause!! (more…)
I was recently contacted by Nicholas over at SizeMyBike requesting that I review their iPhone (iPod Touch) app that helps determine sizing for both road & mountain bikes. How did he know that I love iPhone apps?
He even provided a promo code for me to download the app for free. (more…)
(OTTAWA, ONTARIO) – A 100km bike tour to fund some of the most important research in the fight against cancer has just kicked off in the Nation’s Capital. The Ottawa Hospital Foundation unveiled earlier today the exciting details surrounding Ride the Rideau – a one-day road cycling adventure that will take participants from Ottawa to Merrickville-Wolford. (more…)
Bicycles for Humanity (B4H) will be conducting a bike drive at 5 collection points across Ottawa on Saturday, May 22nd , 2010, between 9am and 12 noon. (more…)
On April 7th, 2010, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute launched the Medtronic Bike for Beats event.
New to Ottawa, Bike for Beats is a unique one-day cycling fundraiser, taking place on the afternoon of September 26th, 2010.
It’s not a race: it’s an event bringing together all types of people, uniting for a very worthy cause! Heart disease currently accounts for more Canadian deaths each year than any other disease… Bike for Beats allows you to help renew the cycle of life for those battling heart disease! (more…)
Guest Blog Post
Hmm, kind of not sure how to introduce myself. But since you’re here on the popular Cyclemania website, I’m assuming that just like me, bikes are a big part of your life. So I’ll cut to the chase, I’m Vicki Thomas and I’m a cyclo-cross racer. I split my time living in Ottawa, ON and Blauberg, Belgium. I’ve lived in Ottawa since 1990 when I moved here from northern Saskatchewan to study journalism at Carleton University. (more…)
Austin Lehman Adventures (ALA) has announced a partnership with Bicycles for Humanity to create and manage a Bicycle Tour in Italy this fall. Cyclists from around the world can sign up for a seven day pedal tour of the Tuscany region of Italy and in doing so, help fund the establishment of a bike shop and cycling center in a remote village in the far eastern corner of Namibia. ALA was recently named the “#1 Tour Operator in the World” by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. (more…)
Mid-Winter I was contacted by Finley Fagan, an Australian Ex-Pat who had just completed a European cycling saga with his Canadian partner Zoa. Oh, did I forget to mention that they did this with 2 dogs in tow.
Following is Fin & Zoa’s story…. Read to the end. It’s worth it! (more…)