Woman Marrying Her Bicycle Is Raising Money For Their Dream Honeymoon
Passion begets passion. And marrying your bicycle begets an excuse to start an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for your dream honeymoon. As a young adult, Lisa Nelson never rode a bike for more than 5 miles. She took up cycling while working at a non-profit program that “focused on turning delinquent youth on to positive programing … such as biking.” That’s how she met her strong but silent partner of 15 years, Steele Spokes, who she’s getting hitched to on March 2nd in a Luau-themed wedding.
But here’s where your wallet comes in: the happy couple is raising funds for their “extended bicycle odyssey honeymoon,” which will include Lisa getting her PhD in higher education, finishing a book, advancing her Spanish skills, a variety of “collaborative music and art projects,” service projects, testing bike and camping equipment and doing research to implement a “semester on cycle” program for college students. Lisa and Steele have already raised nearly $2,000. Only $4,000 to go if you can find some spare change under your couch cushions. In return for your donation, you will receive “one-of-a-kind perks related to the adventure” based on contribution. If you can cough up $500, you can do the honor of giving Steele away at the wedding. Sounds like a worthy cause to me. Mazel tov, to Lisa and Steele. They seem like a good couple. [Jezebel]