Author: Rich Dixon

Posted on: August 23, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

A Guy And His Dog

We’ve received several requests for specific information about the ride. Here are some links to answers. What if I’m interested in riding along for a few days? Wanna Ride Along? How can we help with speaking contacts? Help Make A Speaking Contact Where can we get a flyer? RICH’S RIDE …

Posted on: August 22, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 1

Three Weeks

Our little project is gaining momentum. A friend asked this weekend how it felt to see my dream turning into a snowball as it rolls downhill. It’s exciting and frightening. I’m reminded of the admonition to be careful what you wish for … It’s amazing to watch as this once …

Posted on: August 17, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 3

No Fair!

I gave up a long time ago on expecting life to be fair. It’s not, and that’s just the way it is. However, some things just go beyond what’s reasonable. As we get older, we all learn to accept certain limitations. We may not like them, we may not think …

Posted on: August 15, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 1

Our Cool New Hand Cycle

I thought you might enjoy learning a bit about my amazing new Top End hand cycle. Here’s a video that shows some of its features. (If you can’t see the video, click here. The new bike’s a lot of fun to ride. I hope you enjoy following us on our …

Posted on: August 10, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 1

Who’s Gonna Ride Along?

Okay, the ride begins in less than five weeks. It’s time to start filling in some important details. Rich’s Ride will require support from many people in many different roles. Two essential roles involve direct support for the ride on a daily basis. RIDERS We’d like at least one person …

Posted on: August 9, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

Mechanics

I can’t say it enough—dreams don’t happen through the efforts of one or two people. In our media-intensive culture, we frequently don’t look beneath the surface. Too often we place credit or blame on whoever happens to be in front of a camera. When you listen to athletes reflect on …

Posted on: August 8, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

A Remarkable Circle

Planning a project like this is a pretty humbling experience. It’s really amazing to feel the power of a community forming around a dream. People are stepping into the circle from all directions, asking how they can help, and running with their ideas. I’ll do some short posts this week …

Posted on: July 31, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

Thanks For Joining Us

If you’re one of the folks who joined our little circle in the past few days, welcome. The ride begins in six weeks! We’re busy doing what feels like a million things at once to get ready. One major task, of course, is getting my old muscles in shape for …

Posted on: July 22, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 3

How Can I Get Involved?

That’s a great question. Obviously this project is bigger than any one–or two or a dozen–individuals can manage. Beyond that, we want to offer as many folks as possible the opportunity to contribute and participate. Here are some areas in which we know we’ll have some needs: Logistics We need …

Posted on: July 16, 2011 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

Welcome

Welcome To Rich’s Ride Thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoy this unlikely journey that began as an outrageous, God-sized dream and grew in a number of unexpected directions. It even became a book. RICH’S RIDE: Hope Changes What’s Possible will release in December 2012. What’s Rich’s Ride? How It …