Sitting on a bike seat for 8 hours straight, two days in a row doesn’t sound fun to you? That’s OK, you can still be part of the ride! Register as a Virtual Rider and become an integral part in helping us fight poverty! Pledge to ride 207 miles – on a spin bike, with your family around the neighborhood… or none at all! Whatever works for you to raise those hard-earned donations to put families in homes.
Don’t want to spend 8 hours a day for two days straight on a bike seat, but you still want to help fight poverty? Sign up as a Virtual Rider!
Want to keep track of ALL those miles that you are riding to help fight poverty, but don’t want to have to count them on your fingers and toes? The Mile Calculator along with all the tiny robots in your computer will do the work for you! Now you can plot with on your Challenge Tracker to share with your donors!
Virtual Riders are individuals or families who choose to participate in 1MISSION’s Bikes Fight Poverty Event by pledging miles to be ridden (but don’t worry, we aren’t going to keep tabs on you)! Most importantly, you are fundraising to put families in homes.
Virtual Riders that have access to a road bike are encouraged to join in with the Route Riders on their weekly training rides.
NO! Although it is encouraged that you get on a bike and ride, you most certainly don’t actually ever have to pedal!
Have fun with your Virtual Rider status and do something fun on the day of the ride. Take pictures and post your adventure on our Facebook page!
YES! This is an event that the whole family can get involved with. There is NO age restriction on who can get involved. Family members must all reside in the same household.
1MISSION’s got you covered! When you register, an online campaign profile will be created, which you can customize by adding a picture and telling others why you are riding. Then you can share your profile link with all your family and friends!
We’ve collected some of the best ideas from our most successful fundraisers and compiled them for you in an easy to use fundraising toolkit.
Adult Rider $150
Each rider is required to pay the non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee. Registration fees do NOT count towards your fundraising goal. Any outstanding balance towards the minimum fundraising requirement will be charged to your credit card by 1MISSION if the minimum hasn’t been meet by the deadline of March 15, 2019.
The fundraising minimum of $150 (adult) or $275 (family) must be met by March 15, 2019. However, don’t miss out on the awesome incentives to meet the stretch goals!
Individual Rider Incentives
Family Participant Incentives
Glad you asked! We have just the tools for you! Download this mile tracker Mile Tracker to help you catch a glimpse of where you would be along the route as if you were making the trek down to Mexico.
No, these are considered two separate event campaigns so the donations are not able to be combined.
Sharing is caring! Use the resources below to promote 1MISSION and your Bikes Fight Poverty fundraising campaign. We've got you covered from Facebook cover photos to sample social posts. 1MISSION specific resources can be found here.