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Yellow Bike ToursRide for Refugees – Ride the Rockies

We are honored that a team of cyclists will be participating in the Ride the Rockies event June 11-17 in support of Project 658. Follow along on social media and encourage the team as they raise funds and awareness for the ministry while riding across the Rockies.

Follow along with the team through their blog – click on the button below to read the blog updates!
Ride for Refugees Blog

Click here to support the team through a financial donation (select “Special Event” then “Ride for Refugees” from the drop down menus)
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Team Project 658 – Ride the Rockies 2016 Rider Bios

John MYour name: John Meinen

How long you have been riding bikes: Almost 30 years now (sigh).

What do you do for work:
Reformed University Fellowship at the University of Vermont—aka, RUF at UVM.

Why are you most looking forward to about Ride the Rockies in 2016:
The camaraderie.

What’s your favorite thing about Project 658:
Jesus commands us to care for “the least of these,” and Project 658 is doing just that.

Your Name:Freddie Sexton

How long have your been riding bikes: My whole life, 35 years

What do you do for work:
iPad Artist + Marketing Agency

Why are you most looking forward to about Ride the Rockies in 2016:
I love adventure. What could be more epic than a week long cycling challenge in CO?

What’s your favorite thing about Project 658:
You are shedding light on a community of people that are currently underserved.

Your name: Tyler “Blackbird” Voss

How long you have been riding bikes: Ever since the training wheels came off!

What do you do for work:
Investments

Why are you most looking forward to about Ride the Rockies in 2016:
Near insurmountable ascents and lightning fast descents

What’s your favorite thing about Project 658:
Amazing people filling one of our community’s greatest unmet needs helping refugees chart a much better life path with Christ at the heart of all they do.

Your name: Samuel B. Casey III aka “Bubs”

How long you have been riding bikes: Since I was about 5, but I began road biking in my “senior years” in February 2014.

What do you do for work: General Counsel for a number of not for profit organizations, including Wounded Warrior Corps., Jubilee Campaign and America Conservancy.

Why are you most looking forward to about Ride the Rockies in 2016: the Camaraderie of our Project 658 Ride for Refugees Team, the conversations after a good day’s ride, and hitting the summit on Trail Ridge Road on Day 5 in Rocky Mountain National Park knowing most of the 29,000 feet of climbing are behind us.

What’s your favorite thing about Project 658:
Their caring competent care for the refugee families among us and the fun we have serving others together.

Your Name: Sink Kimmel

How Long Have you been riding bikes: 11 years

What do you do for work:
Commercial Real Estate Broker

Why are you most looking forward to about Ride the Rockies in 2016:
The adventure of touring Colorado on two wheels with friends

What’s your favorite thing about Project 658:
658 serves tangible needs, offers real Hope & points us all to Jesus Christ

Your Name: Sam Casey

How Long Have You been riding bikes: As long as I can remember

What do you do for work:
Managing Partner for Banyan Creative marketing and owner at YellowBikeTours.com

Why are you most looking forward to about Ride the Rockies in 2016:
I love a great adventure with good friends. I look forward to the second time participating in Ride the Rockies. There is no better way to see Colorado than on a bike!

What’s your favorite thing about Project 658:
Project 658 serves people with holistic care in mind. They help so many people with many practical needs in a way that brings dignity to them. The 658 staff is awesome! Truly an amazing and inspiring team of people.

Team kits are available! Click on the button below to order a kit.
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