Team Rwanda Victorious at Tour du Rwanda

Team Rwanda Cyclist Valens Ndayisenga takes the yellow jersey in this year’s Tour of Rwanda. Thank you to all the riders, sponsors, volunteers and supporters of SoCal’s 50 Mile Ride for Rwanda. Your generosity is helping make dreams come true in Rwanda! Check out this inspirational 3 min video.

Registration Opens on December 1

Save the date!  Our 9th annual Rwanda Ride will be held on Saturday April 25, 2015.  This will be our biggest and best event EVER!  You don’t want to miss it.  More food, more fun, more sun, more miles and smiles than you can handle in one day. Registration opens … Read More

Route Map for Rwanda Ride

By popular request, we have created a 50 Mile Ride for Rwanda route map.  This map contains all three routes on a single map, for easy reference.  The 10 mile route is in yellow, the 25 mile route is in red, and the 50 mile ride uses the red route … Read More

Grand Prize Trip to Rwanda

Any adventure-seekers out there?  Here’s your chance to win the trip of a lifetime.  We’re partnering with Team Rwanda Cycling to offer a Grand Prize Trip to Rwanda in mid-November 2014 during the Tour of Rwanda cycling race.  You’ll have a chance to meet and RIDE with the team during … Read More

2014 Grand Prize DREAM BIKE

Our 50 Mile Ride planning team is excited to announce our 2014 Grand Prize DREAM BIKE, valued at over $6000! Winner of this year’s Grand Prize Raffle will get to pick their choice of frame from SoCal’s very own INTENSE CYCLES.  That’s right – you win, you choose – the … Read More

Our 50MR Bikes Now in Rwanda

There was a LONG delay in Rwandan customs, along with a few other surprises thrown in.  If you’ve ever traveled in Africa, you’ll become familiar with the phrase “TIA” – it stands for “This Is Africa”.  Things happen at a different pace in Africa, and patience is definitely a virtue. … Read More

Award-Winning “Rising From Ashes” OC Debut on Feb 24

One night only!  Join our 50 Mile Ride for Rwanda fans on Monday Feb 24 at the exclusive OC premier of “Rising from Ashes”, an inspiring true story about the rise of the Rwandan National Cycling Team.  The film will be presented at the historic West Coast Theater in old … Read More

Clearance Sale on 50MR Jerseys

We’re clearing out the shelves at our 50 Mile Ride Store, making room for new 2014 merchandise. Now is your chance to purchase our original and authentic 50MR Club Jersey at a special clearance price of only $35 each (regular price was $75). Limited sizes available, so don’t delay.  SHOP … Read More

Updated Routes for 2014

Our Rwanda Ride planning team is already at work, helping to make the 8th annual 50 Mile Ride event our best ever. One of the changes we’ve made this year is to the initial section of the route. Since we’re starting and finishing our event at Oakley again this year, we’re … Read More

Change the World by Dec 31

Imagine racing the sun just to get by. People across rural Africa face this challenge every day. Without adequate transportation, access to vital resources such as healthcare, education and economic opportunity is often out of reach. When you donate to World Bicycle Relief, you mobilize entrepreneurs, healthcare workers and students as … Read More