Firefighters ride from LA to NY for 20th Anniversary of 9-11
Fire Velo and NW Fire Velo present 2021 Ride for America starting August 1st, from Santa Monica, California. 15 active and retired firefighters from California, Washington, and Colorado will ride across the country in remembrance of those who lost their lives and were impacted on that fateful morning almost 20 years ago.
Cyclists will stop to pay their respects at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County Pennsylvania, The Pentagon and finally arriving in NYC at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on
September 9, 2021.
Cyclist will travel over 3,300 miles in 40 days, reaching out to communities small and large across our great country.
Their efforts will include raising funds for four nonprofit foundations benefiting firefighter cancer awareness, firefighter mental health, and severely wounded veterans.
To donate to a Rider benefiting: San Francisco Firefighter Cancer Prevention Foundation, Friends of Firefighters, The Fire Family Foundation and The Gary Sinise Foundation – RISE Program visit Fire Velo
To make donation to a Rider or the ride visit www.firevelo.com/product/donate-2-la-to-ny/
We will travel over 3,300 miles in 40 days, traveling through 14 states.
15 active and retired firefighters from California, Washington, and Colorado will ride across the country in remembrance of those who lost their lives and were impacted on that fateful morning almost 20 years ago.
Representing Los Angeles County Fire Dept., Los Angeles Fire Dept., Coronado Fire Dept., San Francisco Fire Dept., Central Pierce Fire & Rescue, Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue, Renton Regional Fire Authority, Bellevue Fire Dept., Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue, Marinwood Fire Dept., and Ventura County Fire Dept.
Fire Velo and NW Fire Velo would like to thank all the sponsors of the 2021 Ride For America cycling event. It is because of your generosity and kindness the ride was a success for our four charities.
Thank you again.
Dates with end of day location. Route subject to change.
Aug 1 Redlands, CA / Aug 21 Tulsa, OK
Aug 2 Coachella, CA / Aug 22 Joplin, MO
Aug 3 Blythe, AZ / Aug 23 Springfield, MO
Aug 4 Wickenburg, AZ / Aug 24 Rolla, MO
Aug 5 Rest Day / Aug 25 St. Louis, MO
Aug 6 Scottsdale, AZ / Aug 26 Effingham, IL
Aug 7 Payson, AZ / Aug 27 Terre Haute, IN
Aug 8 Rest Day / Aug 28 Indianapolis, IN
Aug 9 Show Low, AZ / Aug 29 Rest Day
Aug 10 Quemado, NM / Aug 30 Dayton, OH
Aug 11 Socorro, NM / Aug 31 Columbus, OH
Aug 12 Mountainair, NM / Sept 1 Cambridge, OH
Aug 13 Vaughn, NM / Sept 2 Pittsburg, PA
Aug 14 Rest Day / Sept 3 Shanksville, PA
Aug 15 Clovis, NM / Sept 4 Rest Day
Aug 16 Canyon, TX / Sept 5 Williamsport, MD
Aug 17 Shamrock, TX / Sept 6 Washington DC
Aug 18 Clinton, OK / Sept 7 Elkton, MD
Aug 19 Oklahoma City, OK / Sept 8 Princeton, NJ
Aug 20 Rest Day / Sept 9 New York
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