Abraham’s Rebirth

At 32, Abraham Ruhumuriza may be the oldest cyclist on Team Rwanda – but he’s still able to teach a thing or two to the younger cyclists.  Just this week Abraham took first place in the Rwandan Cycling Federation race in Rwamagana Rwanda.  It wasn’t...

Life After Team Rwanda

Sustainability is key to any successful effort that seeks to provide long-term solutions within developing nations.  At 50 Mile Ride, we’re pleased that Team Rwanda Cycling is taking steps to ensure the Team continues long into the future.  Obed Ruvogera, a...

Featuring OC Bicycle Garage

We’re pleased to announce that OC Bicycle Service & Garage is our featured sponsor for the month of February. Cory and Kelly say “We love Rwanda!”  And they are doing their part to make sure your bike is professionally dialed in for the Rwanda...

New 50MR Event Jerseys Available

New this year! We’ve designed our very own authentic one-of-a-kind 50 Mile Ride commemorative jersey.  It’s an Italian-made original from our friends at DNA Cycling.  Features include Air Max Fabric/100% poly micro blend, full front zipper, 3 back pockets, silicon...

San Juan Huts Added to Prize List

One of the most popular prizes in our Grand Prize Raffle Drawing is a 7 day and 6 night epic adventure trip in the San Juan Hut Systems.  This year we have not one, but TWO trips to award.  How sweet is this? San Juan Hut Systems is a series of back country huts in...

Training for 50MR? Try the Mountain Challenge

Looking for fun ways to put some training miles in before our Rwanda Ride event? Our friends at Enduro Stuff (makers of Okole Stuff, the best chamois cream ever) are hosting a brand NEW race event in the local mountains.  It’s the “Mountain Challenge...

Meet Team Rwanda Cyclist Janvier

YOU are making a difference when you ride in our event! To drive this point home, we want you to get to know some of the lives YOU are impacting in Rwanda. We plan to feature a Team Rwanda cyclist each month leading up to our event. This month, we’re pleased to...

Grand Prize Bike Announced

We’re so excited we can barely contain ourselves. We just landed your 2012 50 Mile Ride Grand Prize Raffle bike.  Introducing the Jet 9 RDO, Niner’s first carbon full suspension frame. “Quite possibly the sexiest full-suspension mountain bike ever...

New Year’s Special at Two Wheels One Planet

Let’s get this new year off to a great start!  We’re pleased to welcome Two Wheels One Planet as our featured event sponsor for the month of January 2012. Kristen Lawrence and her team at Two Wheels One Planet (TWOP) have been proud supporters of our 50...

Surf City Cyclery – Dream Bikes & More

Surf City Cyclery is our featured event sponsor for the month of December.  Owner Sean Flynn and his team joined our event last year, and they’re back this year bigger and better than ever.  Surf City is offering all Rwanda Ride participants and friends a...