Pedal the Plains with Project ReCycle

Get ready cyclists, there’s another big ride coming up.  On the weekend of September 18-20, Pedal the Plains will be riding through the towns of Julesburg, Holyoke, and Sterling.IMG_3015

This 3-day bike event has many route options. For those cyclists that want to really push their limits there is the Century Option. And for those who want a laid back ride- there is the Family Fun Ride. Project ReCycle is sponsoring the family ride.   Read more

5th Annual Wacky Bike Ride

Hey cyclists, it’s time to register for the 5th Annual Wacky Bike Ride. This year’s ride takes place on Sunday, September 13th. Come on out and help support Team Project ReCycle and Douglas County schools at the same time. A part of every rider’s registration fee goes to supplying new school supplies to students in Douglas County.

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Whole Foods Sponsors “Recycle Your Bicycle”

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On Saturday, October 18th, Whole Foods is sponsoring a “Recycle your Bicycle” event from 9-12pm at its market in Highlands Ranch. So all you avid cyclists and foodies come on out and bring your gently used bike to 9366 S. Colorado Blvd and enjoy some yummy snacks provided by Whole Foods vendors. There will be some fresh juices, bakery goodies, and bicycle chocolate…. yum! Read more

Whole Foods Partners with Project ReCycle

Project ReCycle is pleased to announce their newest partnership with Whole Foods Market in Highlands Ranch. Effective October 1st, the Whole Foods store located at (9366 S. Colorado Blvd, Highlands Ranch 80126) became a year-round bike drop-off location for Project ReCycle. Whole Foods’ Higher Purpose Statement describes the company and employee’s commitment to partner and support Project ReCycle. “With great courage, integrity, and love- we embrace our responsibility to co-create a world where each of us, our communities, and our planet can flourish. All the while, celebrating the sheer love and joy of food.” Read more

A “Night of Laughter” and Volunteer Patty Davis

On Wednesday, October 29th from 5:00 – 10:30 pm, Project ReCycle is hosting their 3rd annual “Night of Laughter“. Volunteer Patty Davis has taken on this project and stepped it up a a bit this year. She has organized a silent auction, and Project ReCycle rented out Comedy Works South for the entire evening. “We thought we’d switch it up a little this year”, said Patty Davis. “We added the auction and a “Big Name” for the fund-raiser.”  Comedian Steve “Mudflap” McGrew is delivering his comic act. He has been on Comedy Central and Country Music Television! Read more

Tour of the Moon-Grand Cycling Classic

On October 4, 2014, Team Project ReCycle will be riding in the “Tour of the Moon” cycling event-all of the team funds raised will go back to Project ReCycle to help get bikes to kids in need. The “Tour of the Moon” is an awesome day of cycling in Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction. Contrary to the name of the event, it does not take place at night. Tour of the Moon actually refers to the “lunar-scape”, says Scott Olmsted of Rocky Mountain Events. Rocky Mountain Events has been undertaking this ride for the last 3 years.  “We do everything from start to finish- registering, before and after events, police support, ads, and expos”, said Scott.  Project ReCycle’s own Jeff Fleck has done their t-shirts for them and in return Scott gives Project ReCycle a booth at the expo. Scott also allows Team Project ReCycle’s members to have discounted rates for the ride-thanks a bunch Scott! Read more

Gears N Grub- A Culinary Experience


On Sunday September 28th, Project ReCycle is hosting its inaugural “Gears N Grub” bike ride. This event is sure to be a culinary experience that motivates the rider to the finish line!
Linda Mettler, a member of Team Project ReCycle, is the non-profit’s greatest advocate for this ride. It used to be called “The Tony’s Ride” and was sponsored by Tony’s Meats. It was cancelled last year and wasn’t going to happen this year either but, Linda decided the “Tony’s” ride needed to be continued…. so thank you Linda for putting together this new event! Read more