Ortlieb USA Sponsors The REAL Ride

The REAL Ride team is thrilled to announce it will be equipped with Ortlieb’s acclaimed line of waterproof bikepacking bags when it rolls from Seattle to Boston this summer on its mission to raise awareness and funding for at-risk, off-track high school students. Formed in 1998 and based in Auburn,…

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Seven and the REAL Ride

Posted on Seven Cycles Blog:  More things seem possible when Cris Rothfuss is in the room. She is smart, as most who are successful in life are, but there is more. There is a personal warmth, an empathy and vulnerability right there in her eyes, in her facial expressions, that…

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The Real Ride on BNN News

On December 5, 2016, BNN News dedicated a lengthy segment to covering the REAL Ride and Boston Day and Evening Academy.  Anchor Christopher Lovett first interviewed Alison Hramiec, Head of School, and student Jariley Cruz about BDEA’s unique approach to meeting the challenges and needs of off-track students.  Cris Rothfuss,…

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The Adventure Begins

Posted on Spoke & Lens Blog: The first ride. The first post. The goal: let go, let it flow, have fun, and hang on for the ride. That goes for both the riding and the writing. That was pretty clever. I’m off to a good start. Fin. I just made myself laugh…

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