Tour de Roundabouts

24 hours of cycling for COVID-19 relief

https://give.worldbicyclerelief.org/whyiride (to donate)

https://www.visithamiltoncounty.com/love-hc/donate/ (to donate)

Order a Tour de Roundabouts t-shirt with all proceeds to WBR and GSN- click here.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: click here.

What:     Ride a bike around the most roundabouts in 24 hours!

When:    starting at noon on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Where:   Beginning in NE Carmel at River Road and Cherry Creek Blvd, progressing through Westfield, Zionsville, Whitestown, Strawtown, Fishers, Pendleton, and finishing in Noblesville.  The route covers approximately 280 miles- and 240 roundabouts!

Detailed route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32409935

Live GPS tracking:  https://www.quarqnet.com/track/MTc3/1o2lr-032c2535ea683c62aba8

Why:      Why I Ride organizes rides that support 3 goals:

  • Serve as a significant personal challenge
  • Help others: World Bicycle Relief and other charities.
  • Engage the community through crazy cycling events

World Bicycle Relief provides specially designed, locally assembled bicycles to healthcare workers and others in rural Africa; connecting them with education, healthcare and economic opportunities.  Bicycles will be a critical element of pandemic relief in Africa as COVID-19 spreads, due to the lack of medical and transportation infrastructure.

The Good Samaritan Network of Hamilton County serves Hamilton County families in need and works with local food pantries and collaborates directly with local non-profits. Your gift will help provide immediate financial support to assist families with food, rent, utilities, medicines, and other household needs/supplies, especially during this pandemic.

Who:      Dave Schweikert rode solo across the USA in 2017, and set 2 world records in 2019: by riding 376.4 miles in 24 hours in a roundabout (in Carmel) and with 24 others, set a Guinness World Record for the longest static cycling class- 28 hours!  Since 2017, he has raised over $25,000 for World Bicycle Relief.

internationally recognized Jackson Circle in Carmel (mile 68)
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