Meet Amber Black

Amber Black, of Houston, TX, Figure Pro Athlete, GBO Pro Athlete, health coach, nutrition expert has just registered to bike in the inaugural Bike to the Beach charity bike ride to Galveston, TX.  Amber, who has accumulated dozens of athletic and fitness accolades, is an adult living with autism. Living with autism, un-diagnosed, until the…

Spectrum Designs Reaches Further than Ever Before

Bike to the Beach has partnered with Spectrum Design in creating all of B2B’s apparel needs. In addition to creating high-quality products, Spectrum Designs actively offers meaningful employment opportunities to people on the Autistic Spectrum. In fact, 75% of their workforce is made up of people on the spectrum! The unemployment rate for people on…

Crossroad School impact on the Autism Community

The Crossroads School in Natick, MA, a Bike to the Beach New England partner, is a private, non-profit day school.  Their students, children with autism and other relatable mental disabilities, are given the opportunity to learn comprehensive social and vocational skills to prepare them to have fulfilling and independent lives. According to Autism Speaks, 90% of individuals with…

Spectrum designs is our new partner!

Bike to the Beach is proud to say that Spectrum Design is our new partner! Spectrum Designs is a non-profit social enterprise that hires individuals on the spectrum and other related developmental disorders. Spectrum Designs is an apparel customization shop that has created apparel for companies, such as Facebook, The Michelle Allen Group, Autism Speaks,…

Team up with Bike to the Beach with your Company!

It is not a secret that corporations that engage in philanthropic activities have a more positive, and motivated workplace. Additionally, employees who exercise together, build morale together and have been known to perform more consistently and be more productive! Therefore, several companies, like Deloitte and CARFAX, have made teams for Bike to the Beach where their employees…

Veteran rider, Marni Brown rides for family, thrill, and…. chicken?

Veteran rider, Marni Brown, rides for her 13-year-old nephew diagnosed with Asperbergers, the thrill of cycling, and not least of all, Kiwanis Chicken at the Club rest stop. Brown has been a fan of riding, since 2011 and always admired the challenge of the century ride. When her friends introduced her to Bike to the Beach, the…

KEEN Greater DC is now an Official Partner with B2B!

Bike to the Beach is proud to present our new partner, KEEN Greater DC (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) for our Bike to the Beach DC ride! Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) Greater DC is a non-profit volunteer-led organization that provides one to one exercise and recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and…