The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), whose mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment. 

Bicycle World in Mount Kisco, New York -- our favorite bike shop!  Almost all of the bike-related equipment that we will use on the Iceland ride came from Bicycle World.  Eric Marcos and his team have spent many hours working with us, providing expert advice, equipment and encouragement.

Arkel designs and builds bicycle panniers (bike bags) for commuting, moutain biking, bike touring, or around-the-world expeditions.  We will use four Arkel panniers -- two in the front, two in the back -- to carry our gear.

Deposit a Gift, an online cash gift registry for all of life's Big Events.  Deposit a Gift has created a registry to give people a chance to make donations to support the ride. 


Dr. Irv Rubenstein, founder of STEPS, developed a custom training plan to help Charles prepare for the rigors of cycling through Iceland.