2019 is in the Books

Thank you for making our 13th Annual Rwanda Ride the most fun event ever! The weather was perfect, the vibe was awesome, the food was delicious, the beer was cold, and the PRIZES were plentiful. Together, you helped us raise $127,000 this year. That’s incredible! Because of your support, Team … Read More

New Caspers Route for 50 Milers

**NEW CASPERS LOOP FOR 50 MILERS**Due to significant trail damage along Oso and Bell Canyon Trails inside Caspers, we will drop down Sun Rise Trail from the East Ridge Trail this year. You’ll be skipping half a mile of hike-a-bike, and you’ll thank us later. You’re welcome!

Food. Food. Beer. More Food.

You’re going to work up an appetite on event day.  And you’re gonna be thirsty.  We’ve got you covered!  Our food lineup this year includes:  Habit Burger, Chick-Fil-A, Smoqued BBQ, Green Olive, and Everbowl Acai.  Back by popular demand, the local Rotary Club of Coto/RSM will be hosting our Beer Garden – featuring tasty micro-brews from our friends at Docent … Read More

Olympian Adrien Niyonshuti to Join Our Ride

Adrien Niyonshuti was the first Team Rwanda cyclist to participate on the world stage in the 2012 London Olympics. Adrien will be joining our Rwanda Ride event for the very first time this year – helping us to launch our new 75 Mile “Grind” route. Here are some Fast Stats … Read More

Helping Farmers in South Africa

A portion of the funds from the 2018 Rwanda Ride has helped 100 household farmers build gardens to feed their families while also teaching these farmers how to harvest grey water to lessen the impact on an already drought-stricken region of South Africa. These farmers also received a Qhubeka bicycle … Read More

Gasore’s Bike

Gasore is one of the Rwanda Cycling Team athletes that our Ride has helped to support over the years.  His compelling story, as shared by Kimberly Coats with Team Africa Rising, follows below. Team Rwanda Cycling wrote many stories over the past near-decade about the life of Gasore Hategeka with … Read More

“The Grind” – 75 Miles of (Fun?)

New for 2019!  We’re introducing an Epic 75 Mile GRIND. For those of you who finish our 50 miler in under 5 hours… For those who line up at the front and charge the start (even though you know full well this is a “ride not a race”… For those of … Read More

2018 Recap

$1,135,000 RAISED! We can proudly announce that YOU have raised a total $1,135,000 over the last 12 years! With 1099 riders taking to the OC trails last weekend, you were able to raise $135,000 for Qhubeka and Team Africa Rising. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being part of something special and for truly making a … Read More

Packet Pick Up and Onsite Registration

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED… BUT YOU CAN STILL RIDE. HERE’S HOW! Registration will be available at Rock N Road Cyclery in Mission Viejo on Friday (April 27th) from 11am to 6pm.  27825 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92691 You can also register on-site on event day.   Looking … Read More