200,000+ Bikes for World Bicycle Relief

WBR recently announced they've crossed the 200,000 mark for bikes distributed in developing countries around the world. World Bicycle Relief is dedicated to mobilizing people through The Power of Bicycles®. World Bicycle Relief accomplishes its mission by designing and distributing high quality bicycles that withstand the challenging conditions in rural Africa. Since 2005, World Bicycle Relief has distributed 200,000 bikes in developing countries around the world with a focus on rural Africa. Entrepreneurs use the bikes…

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Pactimo Donates 100+ Jerseys to Denver Bike Depot

Jersey Trade-Up program nets over 100 participants.  Pactimo's Jersey Trade-Up program earlier this spring allowed cyclists to trade any brand or style of cycling jersey, new or used, for a 50% discount on a Pactimo jersey from the 2014 collection. The collection included men and women’s jerseys from each of Pactimo’s performance levels, as well as tops from the Triathlon line.  "Being able to donate the used jerseys was one of the key components that…

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The Wheels4Water Ride is Underway

Justin Ahrens and Brian MacDonald are now underway from the Atlantic Ocean to the shores of Lake Michigan (1,000 miles) for a life-changing cause. In collaboration with Lifewater, a nonprofit working towards solutions for the world’s water crisis, their Wheels4Water ride will provide an entire Ugandan community water for life.  Here is their account of Day 4 on the ride, mostly taken from Brian's perspective on the road.  Just two guys, using their skills and riding their bikes to…

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Pactimo Partners with Ride 2 Recovery

Improving the health and wellness of healing heroes worldwide...  Pactimo is excited to support and join forces with Ride 2 Recovery (R2R), a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money to support mental and physical rehabilitation programs for our country’s wounded veterans and healing heroes.  Held in partnership with the Fitness Challenge Foundation, the Military and VA Volunteer Service Office, R2R offers cycling programs at military and VA locations around the U.S. to help healing heroes overcome obstacles…

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700 Miles to Hope

Raise $4,000 and come fight HLH one pedal stroke at a time. Andrew Preston Akin was born on June 5, 2007.  At 10 weeks old, he became very sick and almost died from what appeared to be liver failure. However, his parents soon learned that the cause was an immune deficiency called Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). While Andrew was immediately started on the HLH 2004 protocol consisting of chemo and steroids, and would undergo three bone…

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Wheels4Water: A Life-Changing Cause

This Summer 2014, Justin Ahrens and Brian MacDonald will be riding from the Atlantic Ocean to the shores of Lake Michigan (1,000 miles) for a life-changing cause. In collaboration with Lifewater, a nonprofit working towards solutions for the world’s water crisis, their Wheels4Water ride will provide an entire Ugandan community water for life. On the way they will stop to ask for water whenever they need it, filter water from open sources when they can, and…

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Pactimo and HOPE worldwide to Support Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Pactimo and HOPE worldwide partner to support the victims of typhoon Haiyan in the central islands of the Philippines. On the morning of November 8, 2013, super typhoon Haiyan slammed into the central islands of the Philippines wreaking havoc throughout the region and displacing 4.3 million people. The greatest devastation would take place in the city of Tacloban, which would be literally destroyed by a direct hit. Within days the Philippine government would confirm over 4,000 people…

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Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families Announced as Pactimo’s June 10in10 Campaign Selection

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO June 3, 2013 – Pactimo, a Denver based provider of premium cycling and triathlon apparel, is excited to announce Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families of Denver as their June 10in10 campaign selection.  The 10in10 campaign was designed with the goal of benefitting ten non-profit organizations in 2013 and commemorates Pactimo’s tenth year of operations. “Family is important to Pactimo, and we are happy to be able to support Heritage Camps and their…

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