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15
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Whether you came to this site after hearing about it from a friend or by reading about it in an article or on the news, we’re glad that it piqued your interest and happy to have you with us!

=== How It All Began ===

We are Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky. I (Boris) am an entrepreneur focusing on alternative transportation segment, having most recently helped start the world’s first peer-to-peer carsharing service, called RelayRides. And Anna is an environmental scientist, currently living and working in Washington State.

We have been good friends for many years and share an enthusiasm for cycling, the outdoors, and a belief that we need to leave the world a slightly better place than when we came across it.

In the past years, cycling has always been a part of our lives. We’ve commuted by bike, traveled around (including a 1 month stint in New Zealand by bicycle), and used it in all aspects of our lives. We believe that it is one of the best ways of getting around – in terms of health, cost, and impact on the environment.

However, we’ve also come to recognize that there are a lot of people out there who would like to ride a bicycle but find it impractical or impossible because of hills, distance, fitness levels, health reasons, knee problems, aging or the inconvenience of having to shower and change at work. Continue reading