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Freedom Ride is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity. View Details

Rider Registration

We ask for a donation of $20 for adults and $10 for children.

Children 12 and under are required to wear a helmet, thanks for your cooperation. Please review the PA BIKE LAWS before participating in Freedom Ride 2015.

Non Rider Donation

If you are not able to attend the ride you can still support by clicking the button below. Any amount is greatly appreciated!


To register, sponsor or donate by check contact us for details.

Past Rides

In four years as a charity we have been able to raise $43,000! Thanks to all of the riders who have donated and our generous sponsors.

2011

The first ride

2012

$4,000 raised

2013

$7,000 raised

2014

$12,000 raised

2015

$20,000 raised

About

Freedom Ride is a patriotic bike ride on the 4th of July that raises money and donates 100% of the profit to the James E. Van Zandt Medical Center in Altoona, PA. In five years we have been able to raise over $43,000 for veterans!

Misson Statement

To celebrate our freedom by coming together to ride free and proudly showing support for our great country and the men and women who have served to protect our freedom.

Ride Route

The ride starts and ends at the American Legion (1459 Lincoln Ave)in Tyrone, PA. The distance is approximately 10 miles.

History

  • Summer 2011

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Brought together by the common thread of growing up in Central PA a group of friends decorated their bikes and dressed in their best USA gear and rode from Tyrone to Tipton on July 4th.

  • Winter 2011

    Freedom Ride is Born

    The Freedom Ride board of directors is formed and the vets staying at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center are chosen to be the benefactors of Freedom Ride.

  • July 2012

    Transition to a Charity Event

    100 people met at Reservior Park in Tyrone to ride to Tipton and back. Following the ride a great picnic was held and awards were given out. 16 local business sponsored the event helping to raise $4,000 for the three veterans fund at the VA.

  • July 2013

    Freedom Ride Expands

    150 riders and 40 sponsors helped to raise $7,000. local legend Jay Paterno took part and caught Freedom Ride fever and has taken part each year since.

  • July 2014

    A New Location

    Freedom Ride grew too big for its location. The Tyrone American Legion became the host for the ride and 2015 was a huge success. We were able to raise $12,000 for the vets at the VA!

  • December 2014

    Became Tax Exempt

    We became a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity. View details

  • July 2015

    Rain Can't Stop Us

    Despite the rain more than 200 people came out to ride. We were able to raise $20,000 to donate to the VA which was used to renovate a bus used to take the vets on day trips.

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