Jacob's Ride was established in 2013 to raise funds and public awareness about the benefits of cochlear implants for the deaf. Jacob Landis, a cochlear implant recipient, has dedicated himself to helping others receive the gift of hearing.
TWO rides scheduled for 2015!
May 26th-July 19th
"Jacob's Ride - Riding for the Gift of Hearing"
Coast to Coast, 3,800 miles in 54 days
This Ride will be a coast-to-coast journey, beginning on the Pacific Ocean at Ventura Beach. First, Jacob will ride to Advanced Bionics headquarters in Valencia for the official send-off. From there, Jacob's Ride will go through Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Omaha, Kansas City, Saint Louis, and Milwaukee, then on to New Holland, PA, and Lewes, DE. The Ride will end in Ocean City, Maryland on July 19, 2015. During this trip, Jacob plans to attend seven baseball games (four minor league and three major league).
"Homerun for Hearing II"
4 Maryland Ball Parks, 287 miles in 5 Days
The second Ride will be a quick, short and fun event, with Jacob riding to all four of the minor league teams in Maryland. Jacob will visit the Bowie Baysox on August 1st, the Frederick Keys on August 2nd, the Aberdeen Ironbirds (Cal Ripken's team) on the 3rd and the Delmarva Shorebirds in Salisbury on August 5th. We plan to encourage other bicyclists to ride along. More details will be posted as they are finalized.