I’ve only been around this Pedal the Pacific scene for a few months now, but I can already tell
this is a recurring theme. People can be so GOOD when you give them a reason to be. When
we all have a purpose - something bigger than ourselves that we’re pushing towards. It’s such a
The other night, I was asked this approximately 15 times in the span of a couple hours. Pretty soon, some of my friends were able to give the spiel for me: It’s good. She’s a little behind on training. She’s running low on time to get out there and ride. But all-in-all good, and she can’t wait to get out there this summer.
There were two things we knew for sure. One was that we wanted to raise $250,000 and the other is that we wanted it to allow girls to experience greater freedom. We needed to believe that we could do something big to rewrite the stories moving forward for each and every girl who walks into The Refuge.
Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! It took me a bit to start writing this. How do I articulate the excitement, anticipation, passion, and awareness that I now feel over something that feels so out of reach… so far from fully understanding. I have read these past blog posts with awe and wonder of how I could be placed on a team of women that want to dedicate their summer to put the pedal to the medal (ha, get it? Man, I hope ya’ll are ready for my terrible dad jokes :-)).