Tour de Fat was so much fun and thanks to all the generous folks that came and rode in the bike parade and participated in festivities- 61 children will receive a shiny new bicycle this Christmas! The rain held off and the Rhymanese twins kicked off the fun with a bell chimin’ rhyme that […]
Great things are happening for Triangle Spokes Group this week! We are thrilled to announce that the board of the Movement Foundation has awarded us a $2,500 grant to support our mission of giving new bikes and helmets to underprivileged children. This generous gift will purchase 35 brand-new bikes and helmets! Thank you to Angie […]
Counting down to the third annual Tour de Fat in Durham – one month to go! New Belgium’s day-long celebration of cycling returns on Saturday, June 15 at the American Tobacco Campus. Decorate your bike and come in costume for the bike parade! Line up starts at 10am, parade at 11am and once again all […]
Thank you to Derick Waller with NBC 17 who took the time to come by the Salvation Army Toy Shop where the bikes were being assembled to see first hand how the bikes are assembled, lined up and given away. He also quickly saw how much money still needed to be raised to make this all […]
We just got word that the 2012 Tour de Fat raised over half a million dollars for charities across the nation, including the Triangle Spokes Group! Such an impressive effort and such a unique, fun event. The Durham event raised $16,043 shared by three charities; attendance, 2,200; 750 parade registrants; 87% waste diversion rate. Fantastic! […]
Just a reminder that New Belgium’s Tour de Fat is coming to Durham on June 23 for a full day of bike-centric fun! The costumed kids bike parade is not to be missed! Volunteers are needed, each one gets a New Belgium t-shirt and 2 beer tokens. Sign up here! See you on June 23!