The Ride to Rio

An epic 6 month, 12 country, 10,000 mile journey across two continents, powered purely by bicycles.
raised of $10,000 goal
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This campaign started on Jul 24 and closed on September 28, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on September 28, 2012
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  • $20USD
    Be Super Awesome

    Make a small donation just to help prevent our untimely deaths on the road and you'll get a copy of the finished film on DVD in 2013, signed by us and sealed with a loving kiss!

    15 out of 10000 claimed

  • $30USD
    Buy us a Spare Tube!

    We're going to be getting a lot of flat tires, make a small donation to cover the cost of repairs for the 4 of us! We'll need to carry at least 5 spare tubes each.

    4 out of 20 claimed

  • $35USD
    Get sent a postcard!

    For a small donation to our project, we'll send you a postcard from a random location on the trip!

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    21 out of 200 claimed

  • $90USD
    Buy us a Tire!

    Schwalbe Marathon's will be the tires we use, we're hoping we won't go through too many of these on the trip, but they're foldable so it won't be too hard to bring a spare.

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    2 out of 8 claimed


    Christmas Present!

    We'll be somewhere in the middle of central America, maybe even south America at Christmas time and a long way from our families and homes. So sending us a little gift to make our Christmastime a little better would be amazingly kind.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    4 out of 4 claimed

  • $200USD
    Get a Personal Video Blog

    We'll all make you a personalized video blog from the road, made especially for you in the country of your choice.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    4 out of 40 claimed

  • $250USD
    Make us Do Something!

    For this donation we'll do pretty much anything you ask us to do (within reason). Set us a challenge, a dare or any other crazy task and we'll try our best to complete it and film it for you!

    4 out of 20 claimed

  • $280USD
    Buy Us a Water Filter

    Water in central and south America is going to be tricky for us and our weak gringo stomachs, we want to avoid Montezuma's revenge, especially while on bicycles (as we're sure you can imagine), so we'd like to bring Katadyn Micro Water Filters with us to make sure the water will be safe to drink.

    2 out of 4 claimed

  • $800USD
    HD Sunglasses

    For $800 donation we'll send you a pair of Pivothead HD Sunglasses, the first gunglasses to capture full 1080p video footage in an amazingly cool form factor, we'll also put a thank you in the credits with your name!

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    0 out of 50 claimed

  • $2,000USD
    Buy our Flights Home

    After six exhausting months on the road, we're going to need to get home somehow. It's either that or figure out someway to live in Rio till we can afford our flights home! For this donation, you'll also get EVERY SINGLE ONE of the above perks!

    0 out of 4 claimed

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