October 24, 2010
Jordan Rapp (http://bit.ly/dhBj67) is hosting "Rappstar's Second Annual Ironman Arizona World Bicycle Relief Charity Challenge." Jordan has teamed up with World Bicycle Relief to help bring bikes to a rural community in Zambia, Africa. The children in Zambia face extremely long treks to school. Some children walk up to four hours both ways.
The goal this year is to raise $25,000 which will bring 186 bikes to these children. Chris and I jumped at the opportunity to get involved and are happy to say we've donated a bike. If you have the means to be involved, it's a great cause. The info is below.
You can donate ANY amount, but ONLY donations of $134 (the cost of one bicycle) will get you a raffle "ticket." For every multiple of $134 that you donate, you get another entry into the raffle. $268 buys you two tickets, $402 buys you three, $536 buys you four, etc.
To enter the raffle, you can donate online at:
If you want to snail-mail, you can do that to:
World Bicycle Relief
Attn: Katie Bolling (Rappstar Raffle)
1333 Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL 60642
For more information check out the official page http://bit.ly/aBphcO
October 11, 2010
Let's be honest: we are engineers, not graphic designers. When we first announced our company, many people mentioned they were not crazy about our logo. A friend was very kind and designed a logo for us (we are not naming him until he gives us the OK). We loved it. We made some minor adjustments and came up with two new options. Please cast your vote below and let us know which logo you like the best.
Just to clarify, when custom colors are ordered, the colored sections will be where your custom color is applied. This means that all red sections would be replaced with the color of your choice.
Chris and Jon Thornham
Vote for your favorite logo
|New Logo with 3 Lines|
October 6, 2010
I can only assume that many of you will spend most of this Saturday, October 9 watching the Ironman World Championships take place. I personally have been excited about this day since the race ended last year. I guess you know you are passionate about triathlon when you can watch a eight to nine-hour race with enthusiasm the entire time.
For those of you looking for a little inside information during the race, I invite you to follow coach Matt Dixon from Purplepatch Fitness via twitter (http://www.twitter.com/purplepatchfit). Matt will be giving his "on the course" thoughts as the day unfolds. You can also visit Purplepatch TV (http://www.youtube.com/purplepatchfit) to learn more about the nine athletes Matt is sending to Kona this year.
I hope everyone enjoys the race as much as I will. As a final note, good luck to all of our readers racing this Saturday!