San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Object is to collect donations for local charities in need of cold weather clothing. Participants will wear new or gently used cold weather clothing (jacket, sweater, sweat pants, gloves, ect) to donate, each donation will earn the participant a chance to draw a card. The participant with the best and worst hands win the strip poker ride. Particpants MUST pre-register.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is this event family friendly? Yes! We want to see kids, teens, adults, and seniors on bikes having fun! Participants MUST wear a layer of appropriate clothing under their outer layer in which they plan to donate.
Where will the clothing items be donated to? Men’s clothing items collected will be donated to CARITAS for their Healing Place Program which provides a pathway to recovery for men struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Women’s and Children clothing items will be donated to St. Joseph’s Villa’s Never Stop Believing program which gives donated items directly to children and families in need at no cost.
Will there be rides for different ability levels? Yes, there will be rides at three different levels. Children’s, Casual, and Intermediate.
How far are the different rides? Actual courses will be provided to participants at check-in (Registration). The lengths and ability will be appropriate for each category. This is not a race it is a ride so don’t worry how long it will take you to finish just rather enjoy the day and the season of giving!
What if I have more gently used clothing items I would like to donate? There will be a location near check-in (registration) to donate additional items. If you can separate the clothing types (Men’s, Women’s, Children) that would help our volunteers out.
I know this is a free event but is there a way I can make a monetary contribution? Yes, this event will also help one family in need this holiday season! You can simply donate cash or purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to a Giant Momentum Rocker Fat tire bike. 100% of proceeds will go directly to the family.
Can I be a volunteer at this event? Yes! This event could not be possible without the help of volunteers! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4eaaaf283-strip
Is this event truly free? Yes, it is! It is 100% financed by Coqui Cycle and organized by team members and volunteers.
When & Where
Coqui Race Team
As we are located in one of the most passionate cycling communities in the country, we plan on giving back in any way possible. We are committed to community involvement and promoting the sport and lifestyle of cycling.