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An unusual band with a mission

– Stanford Magazine article about the Mexican tour

A recent 10,000-mile round trip bicycle tour to Mexico from Nevada County wasn’t enough for Kipchoge and the band, Ginger Ninjas. Now this group is heading off on a one and a half year world tour, on bikes again, to raise awareness (of a lot of things) by giving concerts.



The group’s good bye concert and fund raiser is tonight at SunSound Studios, 13149 Ridge Rd. (near Alta Street), Grass Valley, 7- 10 p.m. Requested donation is $10-$20 donation at the door. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. E-mail catherine@sunsoundstudios.com or call (530) 477-7289 for more information.

See a four-minute clip of the Mexico trip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZbAIiTZ9bk; also online at http://www.gingerninjas.com where you’ll find the whole story.




A feature film of the first tour (Mexico) is expected in 2009 from the award-winning Argentine director Sergio Morkin; his crew will film the current tour as well.

Below is a Q&A between Prospector and Kipchoge Spencer, tour leader.


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