Tag Archives: biking

Highlights from Climate Summer 2014!

As we look towards Climate Summer 2016, we wanted to highlight a few of the posts from the 2014 cohort to give applicants a feel for the program. I’ve chosen a handful of my favorite posts from last summer (one from … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Climate Summer Rider

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East 7:30 – Wake up and help make breakfast, typically oatmeal or scrambled eggs. Over breakfast we’ll talk about what we’re doing that day and what has to get done. Whoever … Continue reading

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On Breaking and Losing Stuff

Posted on behalf of Zalo Crivelli, Video Coordinator, Team East After almost 7 weeks on the road, I’ve managed to lose my retainer, my laptop charger, my front fender’s mudguard, and about 20 rubber bands (they held my clothes in … Continue reading

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A Bitter Reminder

Posted on behalf of Ariel Schwalb, Community Outreach Coordinator for Team North Shore Days ago, my North Shore team was conflicted. We had a true dilemma on our hands; we needed to leave Gloucester to start getting some important work … Continue reading

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Ready to Rumble

Posted on behalf of Luke Sherman, Public Narrative Coordinator, Team For the MASSes. It’s 8:30 in the morning, and the scorching July sun is beating down on me.  Sweat is already trickling down my shirt as I anxiously look for … Continue reading

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We’re not the Biker Girls

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team “Slut!” a pair of boys yelled out of a red sports car. I think it goes without saying that this is inappropriate and offensive, but what … Continue reading

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Stoicism and Climate Summer

Posted on behalf of Gonzalo “Zalo” Crivelli, Video Coordinator, Team East Stoicism is a philosophy originating in ancient Greece and later adopted by many ancient Romans, including Marcus Aurelius, the last of the Five Good [Roman] Emperors. It is a way … Continue reading

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Biking in the Rain

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East Over the past few weeks, Team East’s adventures have included a lot of wrong turns, bike mechanical issues, thunderstorms, and ke-kawing (our team’s form of communication while on the road). … Continue reading

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Like Riding a Bike…

Posted on behalf of Jana Wilkes, Community Outreach Coordinator, Team East My biking experience this summer has been a little like the character Calvin’s attempts from my favorite comic, Calvin and Hobbes. Every time he tried to get on his … Continue reading

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COPS, Pete Seeger and Positive Mental Attitude

Posted on behalf of Jason Kooken, Town of Amesbury Police Officer On Friday, June 27th I was contacted by Shreya from Climate Summer North Shore Team.  Shreya was inquiring about the Team New England Metric Century charity bicycle ride I organize, which starts … Continue reading

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