17 Aug '11, 2am

we're racing to ship bikes to Nauru for @Moving_Planet -- cargo boats don't leave often! via @aaronpackard

we're racing to ship bikes to Nauru for @Moving_Planet -- cargo boats don't leave often! via @aaronpackard

As I write, a wife and husband duo are on an epic race against time as they drive a truck over 1000km from Sydney to Brisbane, Australia. They're stopping along the way, picking up more than 100 donated bikes, to be shipped to the Pacific Island nation of Nauru . Our organisers in Nauru have dreamt of a massive bike rally around the island for Moving Planet , on September 24th. So we've been collaborating across borders - Ann in Nauru, Kim, Blair and Benny in Australia, and myself in New Zealand to make sure that they have bikes to do the rally with. This really is a remarkable story of kindness and collaboration - symbolic of the vision and hope 350 organisers around the world share. The truck driving duo - Kimberly and James - have taken time off work to get the bikes to the shipyard in time for the departure of the boat. Others like Benny have spent hours preparing the ...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/moving-beyond-borders

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