350, Biking from Boulder to Denver, & Moving Planet Colorado. (Video)

Via Ryan van Duzer
on Sep 26, 2011
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I’ve biked everywhere—but I’d never ridden my bicycle from my hometown of Boulder to Denver before, and I’ll never forget the inspirational 37 mile journey to the steps of the capitol.

Moving Planet is part of 350.org’s global initiative to move past Fossil Fuels.  This past Saturday September 24th, there were 2000 events in more than 75 countries where people took to the streets (using people powered vehicles) to urge leaders to commit to clean energy.

Here in Boulder we rode bikes from the Municipal Building to the steps of the Capitol in Denver.  Along the way we stopped at power plants and dirty coal sites, whoopin’ and hollerin’ to get out voices heard.

There were kids, adults and activists but mainly it was a group of regular people who want to see a change in the world of dirty energy.  It was empowering, inspirational and fun.

We left at 9am in Boulder and arrived in Denver at 5pm.  Here’s a video from our journey.


About Ryan van Duzer

Ryan Van Duzer is a proud Boulder native, loves sleeping under the stars, and is happiest on a bike. He works as a video journalist and TV host, appearing on Discovery Channel's Out Of the Wild and hosting various series for TravelChannel.com. He also works as a bicycle advocate for People for Bikes and loves inspiring people to get out and ride. If you're ever in Boulder, you can probably find Ryan at the nearest burrito joint. To see Ryan's videos from around the world, visit his Youtube Page.


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