Why Ride the Cycle of Hope
Cycle of Hope is less than a week away and we have so many things to be excited for! As we prepare for this premier event, we want to share with you 5 things you can expect on November 3rd! Swag and medals for all riders! That’s right! We are giving all participants t-shirts and other goodies to help them get through the course. Plus a commemorative medal of accomplishment after crossing the finish line. Riders can also visit all the different tents passing out additional swag and gear before and after their ride. 5 courses to choose from! There is something for everyone at Cycle of Hope! The 5 courses allow all riders to find the scenic route that best fits their level of experience. The 5 courses include the Century, Metric Century, 32-Mile, 17-Mile, and Kids Ride. No bike? No problem! Our friends at Sports Basement are giving Cycle of Hope participants 20% bike rentals! Just use the code “hope20” at checkout. Live music at every turn! Each water station will feature live music, snacks, and GU energy gels for riders to enjoy while they take a break. Dance around, stretch your legs, grab a bite, and …
Moving Forward with Jane
Cycle of Hope is a movement. Beyond pushing pedals over the finish line, we’re pushing our way forward to a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Cycle of Hope’s Presenting Sponsor, Patelco Credit Union, is all about “moving you forward, faster” – and they’re helping to move us all forward with their support. Not only are they sponsoring Cycle of Hope, they’re also putting wheels on the ground with us! One of their riders is Jane Krueger, Financial Advisor with Patelco Credit Union. Jane is signed on for the 62-mile Metric Century Course, and she’s excited to ride for affordable housing alongside hundreds of fellow cyclists. Jane believes that Patelco Credit Union’s sponsorship comes down to supporting “the health of individuals.” Affordable homeownership, after all, means so much more than a roof over a family’s heads. It has profound effects on health and wellness, among other outcomes. And that’s critical, according to Jane. It’s part of why she’s so excited to be a part of Cycle of Hope – she sees a connection between the goals of Patelco Credit Union, the sport of cycling, and the mission of Habitat. In her role at Patelco Credit Union, …
Presented by Patelco Credit Union
Ask a Habitat homeowner about their experience, and you’ll often hear them say, “It’s been a journey.” And that’s because our families have worked hard toward their goal of homeownership, sometimes enduring years of rental instability or substandard living conditions before partnering with Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley.
More Than Medals
We’ve called Cycle of Hope an event with a finish line worth riding for. It’s a finish line that we at Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley have been riding toward for over 32 years: a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Cycle of Hope is registering riders! Get signed up now, while early bird pricing is still in effect! Lock in the best deal on registration before rates go up.