Will Ride for Hope – Cycling Across Vietnam, Cambodia & Bangkok in 6 Days

What does that look like?  See for yourself here.  And, if you’d like to participate in a future ride, keep your eye on www.willrideforhope.com.  In the meantime, here are some highlights:

  • Rode my bike 920 kilometers in 6 riding days across 3 countries.
  • Raised $44,000+ for People for Care & Learning through the generosity of amazing partners, friends, and church family.
  • Arm wrestled a Vietnamese Border Guard.
  • Drafted 3,000 chickens for 15 miles @ 40 mph.
  • High Temperature of 107.2 degrees.
  • High speed of 49.2 mph
  • Max daily distance = 132 miles
  • dirt, mud, pavement, bad pavement, grass, gravel.
  • Rode my bike on a 12 lane road.
  • Met a neighbor from Homestead, FL in a hotel elevator in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Took pictures with some of the most amazing Christian leaders from Vietnam…can’t show you the pictures because they’ve already been imprisoned 2 times in Vietnam for preaching the Gospel.
  • Experienced amazing hospitality by families I never knew speaking languages I couldn’t understand.
  • Met with the Governor of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Broke ground on the construction of an entire city!
  • Tebowed the Thai Grand Palace with Jeff Schroeder from CBS’ Amazing Race/Big Brother.
  • Had to stop my bike ride to allow a herd of water buffalo to cross the road.
  • Drafted behind 3 monks on a moto.
  • Toured all of Angkor Wat in 30 minutes!
  • Ate my bodyweight in food at the Intercontinental Hotel in Bangkok with the most incredible people on the planet.
  • Rode my bicycle in some of the most congested, crazy traffic on the planet.

And, finally, I decided I’m going to do this again!…more to come.