Rest is Radical

BRB in January ✌️ We are working on practicing what we teach, so we are taking a social media break for one month to reflect on our programs & structure to make RAR more sustainable for the future. 

What the crew will be up to during this period:

  • Meet IRL in Los Angeles to work on org planning & ride bikes. 
  • Build strong foundations for all programs.
  • Reflect on whether programs align with mission.
  • Evaluate our business structure to remain financially sustainable.
  • Navigate our personal lives.

And here’s a reflection of what we’ve accomplished:

🌟 2017

  • RAR (fka WTF BX) is formed by Arya, Everett, Jocelyn, Sarah, Mary & Molly.

⛰️ 2018 

  • Hosted a 3-day summit in Whitefish, MT with ~100 attendees. 
  • Co-founders hosted free multi-day bikepacking rides in AZ, VT, OR, CA & MT.
  • Awarded 5 recipients the SJ Brooks Scholarship.

🌲 2019

  • Hosted a 3-day summit in Vernonia, OR with ~200 attendees ~ tickets sold out in 2 hrs.
  • Launched Grassroots Ride Series with 20 trips across the U.S. & abroad. 
  • Awarded 5 recipients the SJ Brooks Scholarship.

📓 2020

  • Launched Get Rad Be Radical publication ~ sold 1.6k+ copies since.
  • Launched RAR Gravel program with 10 team members to promote diversity in gravel racing.
  • Launched Cycling Industry Pledge (CIP) to help advance DEI in cycling industry
  • Grew SJ Brooks Scholarship to 16 recipients.

💅 2021 

  • Went thru leadership and name change. Added Grande, zahra and Renee to team.
  • Launched Within & Without podcast with 6 episodes 
  • Launched RAR Chapters program supporting 11 chapters across Turtle island.
  • Cont’d Gravel program with races & gravel camp 
  • Launched RAR Jobs Board 
  • Grew SJ Brooks Scholarship to 20 recipients.

👀 2022 (coming soon)

Launch issue 02 of the Get Rad publication and launch the Group Ride Guide book. More TBD.

Thank You

Whether you identify as a Radical Adventure Rider or not, you’ve consistently shown up to give input on what you imagine this community to be. Thank you for inspiring us to keep going! 

Still check the RAR Jobs Board for listings. Our webstore is open for the holidays too.

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