A revolutionary school program that builds leadership skills, promotes an active healthy lifestyle in schools and
communities, and supports students connecting across the globe.
On September 6 2012, join ninety Canadian cyclists as they embark on a 23 day journey across Canada, while raising funds and awareness for their charity of choice.
Have a cycling event that you’re already taking part in? Do you want to use that event as a way to raising funds for a cause you’re passionate about?
Our vision is to create a positive impact on the world, one bicycle at a time.
We at the CYCLE4:What Matters Foundation have had to make the
tough decision to suspend 2012 planning of the CYCLE4:National
This decision will give our organization the opportunity to
evaluate our projects and programs over the summer, and relaunch
with an increased focus and a new strategic plan. Our goal is
to continue to allow partners and individuals to choose their
charity and cycle for what matters to them. This remains part
of our mission. We believe that this additional focus will
give our team the opportunity to work on a revised program, likely
Last May, the CYCLE4:What Matters team was fortunate enough to
be part of the John Henry
Bikes BIG BIKE GIVE. Together with the support of Bicycles for Humanity,
we collected 1000+ bicycles, in 30 days, filled 2 shipping
containers, and shipped them off to Uganda, Africa. In the
world’s poorest countries a bike can provide the way out
– employment and access to health care and education.
These bikes along with bike supplies and tools will be loaded into
a shipping ...
For those that have missed the wrap-up video for the final day
on the National Relay, looks as though we've left our brain in
Digby, Nova Scotia (not really, but, one of my socks did go
But I digress... below is a message from Event Director, Megan
"Another year over. A huge thank you and congratulations to
all the team riders and support crew for the 2011 Cycle4 National
Relay. Each and every one of you inspired me in different ways over
the past 3 weeks and it was a absolute ...
Team sanofi-aventis member, Marc-Andre
Simard, shares with us his experience on the road witht he CYCLE4:National
Relay, keeping up with C4WM event director Megan Rose, and
being part of the annual Cyclebetes 200 event.
You can follow CYCLE4:What Matters on:
It was a provincial border crossing kind of a day as the two
teams approached their final two provinces. On this day,
CYCLE4:What Matters director and Relay team member, Kim
Hexter shares her best part of the day as the teams made their
way to Woodstock, New Brunswick
We wish to recognize and give huge KUDOS to our 2013 Corporate Sponsors. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Team Steffie Donates another $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs from the procceds of its 2nd annual Velo Tremblant Cycle Tour... a 3 day, 500+ km ride from Lindsay, ON to Mont Tremblant, QC. Thanks to our sponsors: Fairmont Properties, Polito ...
This race was in Cape Town, South Africra. almost 40,000 riders were registered - only 32,000 finished. Despite a broken chain, Team Steffie Placed well... Cycle Tour Race Distance: 110 km Race Time: 03:46:11 Start Group Position: 54/577 Age ...
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your ...
As part of my fundraising efforts for 4 What Matters, I taught early morning spin classes one to two days a week to teachers and staff at Collingwood School. It was fantastic to see the teachers health and fitness improve. A number of the newbies ...
The time has come and we are ready to get things ramped up for this years ride across Canada. Registrations are coming in and you will see a lot of movement on the event in the coming few weeks that will continue all the way through summer until ...
I will be spinning on June 6th. I am riding 10km a week to train for the event.
Felt like a kid at Christmas... I just ripped open the bike box holding my long awaited Norco Revolver 1 29er. Not only did I get to pull it our of the box... I got to build it with love and attention. For us bike geeks - there is nothing like it! ...
Last year the Collingwood School Community was very fortunate in acquiring 20 new Keiser M3 spin bikes. Since then, I have been leading spin classes two mornings a week to a very loyal and committed group of spinners. I am incredibly proud of the ...
I have known Kim Hexter for close to 5 years now. She has inspired me in many ways throughout this time. It is because of her I am about to embark on an experience of a lifetime. Some of our firsts together include the Houston Trail 10km, the ...
I'm looking to change the game for the kids in the Himilayas
Wake up to rooster crow...realize it's 4am and the rooster is a terrible alarm clock. Attempt to go back to sleep...listen to drone of mozzies and try to convince ourselves we are safe in net. (I struggle, Paul sleeps) Re-wake at 6:45am... ...
Progress As you probably know from our facebook page - PandA in Uganda - the bikes have been released and have made their way down hours of bumpy roads all the way to Abim and Kotido. The past few days in Abim have been outstanding with Day 1 ...