Tour de Redmond Bicycle Commute Challenge is a yearly program run by GRTMA designed to encourage using bicycles as an alternative to commuting to work via a single occupancy vehicle.

This year, Tour de Redmond celebrated 12 years. The 2017 challenge had 830 riders making 11,849 bicycle commute trips and logging over 136,000 miles, helping to reduce congestion and keep the air clean.

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Challenge Winners

Top Encourager
1st Glen Buhlmann, 2nd Bob Folline, 3rd Paul Snyder

Most Commute Days
1st Don Stringer (51),
2nd Nagaraj Patil (47), 2nd Zac Hammes (47), 2nd Glen Buhlmann (47)
3rd Paul Snyder (45)

Most Miles (Female)
1st Diane Lawrence (924 miles), 2nd Maggie Lovell (675), 3rd Ellen Lewis (641)

Most Miles (Male)
1st Mitchell Murphy (1,450), 2nd John Dougherty (1,207), 3rd Nagaraj Patil (1,205)

Top rider (distance, days ridden, encouragement)
1st Paul Snyder, 2nd Mitchell Murphy, 3rd Lais Conceicao

Top Encourager (Team)
1. The Rolling Zunes TdR 2017 (Tie)
Paul Snyder, Mitchell Murphy, Andrew Brown, Joel Liefke, Nate Vandermeer, Francois Burianek, Pablo Veramendi, Matt Wilson, John Sherwin, Jonathon Morris

1. LovetoBike (Tie)
Pawel Kadluczka, Deepak Khare, Mike Gordon, Antonio Chiabrando, Suresh Palani, Nathan Baird, Harish Aitharaju, Ali Asgar Sabunwala, Saswata Mandal, Pal Meiyappan, Jongjin Lee, Samuli Jarvinen, Arti Malhotra, Sai Tiruvuri, Deanna Garcia

2. Reg Chan Memorial Pedalers
Ellen Lewis, Ken Shavlik, Fred Motteler, John Stark, John Chin, Eric Stradal, Dick Hess, Jack Lewis, Jeff David, Mike Arguelles

3.Yaw, Pitch and ROOOOOOLL (Tie)
Wendy Ferry, Alex French, Greg Fisher, Tony Arkwright, Nic Foster, Dale Severson, Eric Fjellanger, Greg Mc Kay

 3.My Other Car is a Bicycle (Tie)
Paul Mc Govern, Bryan Goss, Joel Green, Michael Doenlen, Zachary Fung, Shweta Bhamre, Melissa Camden, Diem Pham, Jason Berry

Top Team
1. MSFiT 1 (Many Sore Fannies in Transit)
John Dougherty, Jeff Stucky, Sanjay Nair, Reed Lee, Glen Buhlmann, Bas Hugenholtz, Carl Ringler, Simon Rowe, Travis Querec, Tom Xanthos

2. Reg Chan Memorial Pedalers
Ellen Lewis, Ken Shavlik, Fred Motteler, John Stark, John Chin, Eric Stradal, Dick Hess, Jack Lewis, Jeff David, Mike Arguelles

3. The Rolling Zunes TdR 2017
Paul Snyder, Mitchell Murphy, Andrew Brown, Joel Liefke, Nate Vandermeer, Francois Burianek, Pablo Veramendi, Matt Wilson, John Sherwin, Jonathon Morris

Thank you to our very generous 2017 Tour de Redmond Sponsors:

Would you like to be involved with next year’s Tour de Redmond? Please contact sarar@grtma.org for more info.