An 8 year ride for kids

Put an end to Bullying & Adolescent Suicide

In year 3 of this mission, I introduced a bicycle ride to my travels to raise
awareness about issues kids are having to deal with at far too young an age.
Bullying and Adolescent Suicide are two of these challenging burdens most kids
will unfairly have to overcome throughout the remainder of their lives. At rides
end we will have ridden enough miles to traveled the perimeter of the earth, twice.
My mission on this ride has but one focus: To save kids lives.

The Kindness Offensive

July 26th, 2014
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The Kindness Offensive is a UK charity that brings together large groups to accomplish major acts of kindness.
I had the honor to spend a 24 hour chunk of time with this very busy group of young men who have decided to give their lives to make our world a better place.

The words on their website sum up perfectly, what their objective is:

Our aims are to have fun, be kind and inspire as many people as possible to do the same. Performing both small and large-scale Random Acts of Kindness is what we do.

It’s a great privilege to be able to work together with so many kind volunteers, companies and charities to make so many people happy.

Thank you to, David, Rob, James, James and James for making me their guest of honor and for presenting me with a kindnessOffensive gold medal for service.

London Skatepark

July 25th, 2014

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Suliaman and Sam along with a much larger contingency of boarders stopped doing their ariels, at this north London park to find out about the Kindness Bicycle. There has been a big interest amongst teens all across London in these messages. The need for them is the same across the globe.

Thailand

July 24th, 2014

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Malee and Chelsea from Thailand came halfway around the world to see their “favorite thing in London thus far.” The Kindness Bicycle is certainly having a global impact.
Perhaps all world leaders should be forwarded the importance of its messages.

School’s Out for Summer!

July 23rd, 2014

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Summer holiday from school in the UK is just a month long. Most of the schools have just let out.
This has a wonderful upside as I ride during the day. I have many families who ride in groups and want to know all about the specifics of One Million Acts of Kindness and the messages on my “ride.”
I love this so much!

Everything in Moderation Except Kindness

July 22nd, 2014

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Rosemary from Richmond, just south of London, was so much fun to talk with. She shared many details about four generations of her family and how the lessons, over time, have remained the same. After our conversation, she told me she was going to add a couple of words to her favorite statement, “Everything in moderation.”

Teach Your Children Well

July 21st, 2014

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Today I was reminded of a song written by Graham Nash in the 70s, “Teach Your Children Well.” Watching Row talk to her son Daniel about the signs on the Kindness Bicycle, I realized she was teaching her child quite well.

Top Billing

July 20th, 2014

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The Riding 26,000 Miles for Children sign is about to get top billing. It is the “what it’s all about” sign on the Kindness Bicycle. People see the sign and it lets them know the importance of all the other signs. I have decided to add it as a two-sided sign above my head. I will have to work out the wind shear effect, but I’m hoping it works. What will take the place the sign currently occupies? A sign which reads, “Riding for the Safety Sake of Children.”