Friday, July 29, 2005

More thoughts...this time from Carl

I thought I'd chime in also and give my two cents, share my opinion, relay my thoughts and convey my feelings all in one short posting/comment...

Yeah, so we're getting ready for the ride. We've got some major components in order: our route, who's going, about how long it will take, etc. Now, all we have left to do is figure out how we're gonna pay for it!

All I know is, we've got a great idea that we've been honing for over 4 years now. We know how to do it, and we know how to get people to try it; we're just excited to take it around the country, get other people's reactions about it and spread the concept. So wish us luck (I have a feeling we're gonna need it)!

Carl Grodnik
Founder, COO
NightRiders, Incorporated

Our Dedicated Ride Site is Launched

So.... I have decided to make another entry at the conclusion of another shift here at NightRiders. That's right, in this business everyone works on the front lines, even the CEO.

Anyhow, I am pleased to announce that we have launched our dedicated site for the "Ride to End Drunk Driving" at Here you will find anything you need to know about this adventure. While there are several things we are still working on, the key elements are in place. As is mentioned frequently throughout the site, this ride will not succeed without the help we continue to get from all of our supporters. We have added a donations page to this website to make it very easy to sponsor the NightRiders Team with a cash contribution. Thanks again for your support and for continuing to spread the word about this great adventure we are about to embark upon.

Our planned departure date is August 15, 2005 ...... Only 17 short days from today. Stay tuned into this site. I am certain that it will only get more exciting as departure day draws near.

- Gary Calnan

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Welcome to our Ride Blog


Welcome to the NightRiders: Ride to End Drunk Driving blog. All of us on the NR Team are new to blogging but we feel it is ideally suited for the adventure we are about to embark on.

With only three weeks remaining before our departure it is becoming apparent that this journey will be anything but smooth. Our only hope is that it will have some impact by "Spreading the Concept" of the designated driver on demand industry and serve as great material for the documentary/reality TV series we are shooting. I figure that the more tumultuous the better. I expect this to be a true adventure.

If our effort intrigues you, check out the movie trailer on our main website and check back often. As the story unfolds we will continue to update this blog.

Gary Calnan
Founder, CEO
NightRiders, Incorporated