Bamboo Bikes and Global Water. What’s the Connection? Two Dutchmen.

Much thanks to Matt Larsen for passing this fantastic story along to me. It goes something like this.

On July 4, 2010, Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg set off from Deadhorse, Alaska, on a more-than-18,000-mile journey to the southern tip of Argentina. Their chosen mode of transport: bamboo bicycles. Their mission: to raise awareness of the global water crisis that leaves more than 1 billion people without access to safe drinking water.

You have got to read the interview to appreciate some of their encounters. Yet, only by riding a bamboo bike from Alaska to Argentina will we truly appreciate what they encountered and accomplished.

Congratulations to an amazing Mission from these two (maybe-they’re-not-too-crazy-just dedicated-to-a-cause) Danish guys.

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