Dawn Piech is an inspired and passionate gal from the Midwest who savors cycling and all of life’s adventures.
Dawn completed the iconic Paris-Brest-Paris in 2015 as well as the inaugural Coulee Challenge 1,200k in 2018. Additionally, she has completed the Dirty Kanza 200 in 2016 as well as the Fat Bike Birkie in both 2015 and 2016. Dawn was the recipient of the World Ultracycling Association (formerly Ultramarathon Cycling Association-UMCA) McSweeney Women’s Scholarship in 2018, attending the inaugural Pacific Atlantic Cycling’s Gravel Camp in Tuscon, Arizona. She completed this week on her Surly Moonlander Fat Bike.
In 2019, Dawn was the first person in the US to complete an Audax Club Parisien Super Randonneur Series on her Surly Moonlander Fat Bike. This entails completing brevets (unsupported ultra bike event) with the 200K (124 miles), 300K (186 miles), 400K (248 miles) and 600K (372 miles) as a part of Randonneurs USA. Currently, she serves as a member of Randonneurs USA Board of Directors, the governing body of randonneuring (long-distance unsupported endurance cycling) in the United States.
Dawn is the founder and organizer of the International Women’s Day Together We Ride bike event, which began in 2020. It runs every year on March 8th, the global International Women’s Day. Additionally, she is the founder of Inspyrd Movement, a 501c3 with the mission to inspire individuals to elevate diversity, equity and inclusion through the act of movement.
Additionally, Dawn enjoys fine wine and cuisine as well as a great cup of coffee to supplement her biking adventures.
At the finish of Audax Club Parisien 600K (372 miles)Brevet on my Surly Moonlander Fat Bike with my parents; September 2019
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